A Shave EventShaving Heads to Help Cure Kids’ Cancer<br />June 26, 2011<br />At The Chattanooga Market<br />
Jack SkowronnekThe “Jack” behind Jack’s Chattanoggins<br /><ul><li>6th grader
Plays basketball and lacrosse
Plays video games
LOVES music
Likes to text
Doesn’t care for homework or chores
“Loves” being an older brother
Has a guinea pig
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Jack's Chattanoggins - What is it?

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Details about the Jack's Chattanoggins event to be held June 26, 2011 at the Chattanooga Market. A fundraiser to support Children's Hospital.

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Jack's Chattanoggins - What is it?

  1. 1. A Shave EventShaving Heads to Help Cure Kids’ Cancer<br />June 26, 2011<br />At The Chattanooga Market<br />
  2. 2. Jack SkowronnekThe “Jack” behind Jack’s Chattanoggins<br /><ul><li>6th grader
  3. 3. Plays basketball and lacrosse
  4. 4. Plays video games
  5. 5. LOVES music
  6. 6. Likes to text
  7. 7. Doesn’t care for homework or chores
  8. 8. “Loves” being an older brother
  9. 9. Has a guinea pig
  10. 10. Likes to shave his head to raise money for kids’ cancer.
  11. 11. Since 2009 has raised over $5,000</li></li></ul><li>How did we get here?<br />Jack read the book “Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie” in 2009 and was inspired to shave his head to help kids with cancer, mimicking the book<br />2009 A virtual shave which raised $1200<br />2010 First public shave which raised $3200<br />2010 Caught the attention of the Chattanooga Market, received invitation to have our event at the Market<br />2010 Partnered with the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger to be the face of a city-wide shave event<br />2011 Plans are fully underway to hold the first Jack’s Chattanoggins event on June 26th<br />
  12. 12. Children’s Hospital<br />Pediatric Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital is the only comprehensive oncology unit in the region<br />Serves over 3,500 patients each year<br />This year alone, more than 50 Chattanooga area children will be diagnosed with cancer; 95% will choose to stay at Children’s Hospital for treatment.<br />Children’s Hospital follows the same cutting edge treatment protocols shared by other top children’s hospital across the country.<br />
  13. 13. How can you help?<br />Become a shavee<br />Recruit shavees<br />Become a sponsor<br />Make a donation<br />Be a volunteer the day of event<br />
  14. 14. Sponsorship Benefits<br />
  15. 15. Fundraising Ideas<br />Bake sale<br />Matching gifts by employer<br />Yard/garage sales<br />Car wash<br />Involve your child’s school (coin wars)<br />Girl/Boy Scout fundraiser<br />Pancake breakfast<br />Share information and links via your social networks<br />Sports parties (charge a cover to get in)<br />
  16. 16. Keep up with the happenings…<br />www.jackschattanoggins.org - event site and online registration<br />www.jackshaves.org - Jack’s blog<br />www.youtube.com/biaggis69 - Jack’s channel<br />www.facebook.com/jackshavesforkidscancer<br />
  17. 17. For Questions or to Become a Sponsor<br />Amanda Whitaker at 423.778.8057 or Amanda.Whitaker@erlanger.org<br />

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