Friday, March 14, 2014

St. Baldrick's Event Raises Record $ for Children' Cancer

It has always been the goal of the annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation event at Hofstra University to raise enough money to get Provost Herman Berliner to shave his head in solidarity with children fighting childhood cancers. Every year, Dr. Berliner has said that if the school raised over $25,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, he would join in and shave his head. Over the past four years, the school has come close, but had not quite reached that $25,000 mark. This year, however, that goal was shattered. At the end of the event, students, faculty and community members alike raised over $36,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation!