St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a non-profit public charity based in Pasadena, which raises money for childhood cancer research, has awarded $11.5 million in funding for oncology research worldwide.
The money will be used to conduct research and allow for clinical studies and trials, and future research.
St. Baldrick’s is the world’s largest volunteer-driven fund raising organization for childhood cancer research. Within nine years, events have taken place in 18 countries and 48 U.S. states, raising over $50 million, and shaving more than 72,000 heads.
Volunteers for St. Baldrick’s shave their heads to raise money for children’s cancer research.