The St. Baldrick`s Foundation exists to conquer childhood cancers!

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Science, Health Science, Oncology
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The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. • 888.899.BALD

Why We Exist • 888.899.BALD

Why We Exist • 888.899.BALD

Why We Exist

One in five children diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. will not survive

Childhood cancer isn’t just one disease…there are over a dozen major types and countless subtypes, each requiring specific research to develop the best treatment for every child

In the last 20 years, only 2 new drugs have been specifically developed to treat children with cancer

Less than 4% of the National Cancer Institute’s budget is directed to childhood cancer research • 888.899.BALD

2013 Ambassadors The five St. Baldrick’s Foundation 2013 Ambassadors represent the startling reality that one in five children diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. will lose their lives. Jordan, rhabdomyoscarcoma, passed away. (Nov. 14, 1991 – Nov. 9, 2009)

Avery, 9, brain tumor, in treatment.

Matthias, 4, retinoblastoma, cancer free Emily, 16, osteosarcoma, in treatment.

Luke, 6, rhabdomyoscarcoma, cancer free. • 888.899.BALD

Fundraising Events

Since 2000, more than 5,970 events have been held raising over $152 million for lifesaving childhood cancer research

Events take place in restaurants, schools, churches, parks, stadiums, malls, military bases, firehouses and any other place you can imagine

With events in all 50 states and several countries, there’s sure to be a St. Baldrick’s event near you! • 888.899.BALD

Fundraising Events

Head-Shaving Facts •

St. Baldrick’s signature head-shaving events began as a challenge between 3 friends and have grown from 1 event in 2000 to more than 1,300 events in 2012

Since 2000: More than 249,300 shaveesSM – including more than 25,370 women – have shaved their heads

More than 56,240 shavees got bald in 2012

Since 2007: More than 10,850 barbers have volunteered their services • 888.899.BALD


The St. Baldrick’s Foundation exists to conquer childhood cancers! Since the Foundation’s first grants as an independent charity in 2005, it has awarded more than $103 million to support the best in pediatric oncology research, making St. Baldrick’s the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. • 888.899.BALD

Research At the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, we do one thing, and we do it well: We fund childhood cancer research •

St. Baldrick’s makes sure the greatest percentage of every dollar raised goes to childhood cancer research

St. Baldrick’s funds only the very best childhood cancer research – more than $25 million in 2012

St. Baldrick’s has two grant cycles each year: summer and fall •

Amount available and granted in July 2012: More than $23 million

Amount available and granted in Nov. 2012: More than $2 million granted to local institutions across the U.S. • 888.899.BALD


Over the next 4 years, St. Baldrick’s and SU2C will commit a total of $14 million to form the SU2C-St. Baldrick’s Pediatric Cancer Dream Team

The pairing of the two organizations brings together two of the worlds leading cancer research groups in a unified mission to accelerate the discoveries of new advances for treating pediatric cancer • 888.899.BALD

Research • 888.899.BALD

Research • 888.899.BALD


Speak Up for Kids’ Cancer is the advocacy action network of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation •

Speak Up for Kids’ Cancer gives a voice to the vast network of volunteers, donors, and participants involved in the work of the Foundation

Join Speak up for Kids’ Cancer to get…  Information about childhood cancer advocacy issues  Alerts when your involvement is needed most  Training and resources that help you contact members of Congress to express your views and raise awareness for childhood cancer  Information on how you can become an advocate for kids with cancer • 888.899.BALD

Media Coverage The Foundation has been covered in hundreds of media outlets across the nation and around the world including the USA Today, Daily Mail, The New York Times, Family Circle, Girls Life, Soap Opera Weekly, Washington Post, DER SPIEGEL, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox, The Early Show and Access Hollywood. *1.4 billion media impressions for print, broadcast, radio as of Nov. 2012 (does not include online publications) *Does not reflect full coverage, only those stories captured by Google Alerts, online news searches and Factiva print monitoring • 888.899.BALD

St. Baldrick’s volunteers Carlo, Tanya, and their son Gustavo, shaved together in solidarity with kids fighting cancer; their daughter Fiona (not pictured) also volunteered her time.

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