10 Jun '11, 11am

(CNA|sg) Love means going bald in Hair for Hope

(CNA|sg) Love means going bald in Hair for Hope

SINGAPORE: Be prepared to see more bald people - up to 3,000 of them - between now and August. That is the number of 'shavees' the Children's Cancer Foundation (CCF) is targeting for its Hair for Hope (HfH) series of mass hair-shaving events that end by August. The annual affair, now in its ninth year, raises funds for children with cancer and their families, while offering moral support to children with cancer. Showing that it is okay to be bald, the CCF held its first mass shave-off on Friday with an aim to raise S$1.8 million through donation pledge cards to individuals who shed their locks. Going bald for a good cause at the first satellite event at Kaki Bukit were 22 people, including 14-year-old cancer survivor Jarenn and his father Zaric Foo. Jarenn was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of 12. He went through 22 months of treatment and only returned to school in M...

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  1. 14 Jun '11, 9am

    yup...my friend "Jay" is one of them...

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