Likes to shave his head to raise money for kids’ cancer.
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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
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 />
For Questions or to Become a Sponsor<br />Amanda Whitaker at 423.778.8057 or Amanda.Whitaker@erlanger.org<br />