(WPRI) -- Studio B Salon & Spa is hosting a shave-a-thon next week to raise money for St. Baldrick's childhood cancer research.
St. Baldrick's Foundation makes it their mission to be a hero for kids with cancer. They are a volunteer-driven charity that funds childhood cancer research. Anyone can hold a St. Baldrick's shave-a-thon event, and that's exactly what Kristi Beaman, owner of Studio B Salon & Spa in Cranston, wanted to do.
"It's going to be a great event!" she said.
Studio B's St. Baldrick's event will take place at Launch Trampoline park on April 2.
"We have participants who shave their head in solidarity with kids who are fighting cancer," Beaman said. "So we have people who will come in, shave their heads, pledge money. Our goal is to raise $10,000."
Rebekah Ham, mother of 11-year-old cancer survivor Grace. She has participated in St. Baldrick's shave-a-thons in the past and now she's a team member of 46 Mommas for the St. Baldrick's Foundation.
Ann Cadoret's mom passed away from cancer about five years ago, so in her honor, Ann volunteered to have her head shaved on live television. Her seven-year-old son Jordan held her hand for support.
Local food truck vendors will be at the venue, along with Rhode Show co-host Meaghan Mooney, who will act as emcee of the event. Whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, anyone can be a part of the excitement at this St. Baldrick's event.
The event takes place Tuesday, April 2 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Launch Trampoline Park in Warwick. For tickets and more information, click here .
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