St. Baldrick’s Foundation

Sam Sommer died in December, after a two-year fight with leukemia. He and his parents chronicled his fight with cancer on his blog, Superman Sam. (Credit:

Rabbis Going Bald To Honor Boy Who Died Of Cancer

A group of 76 rabbis is going bald to raise money for pediatric cancer research, and in honor of “Superman Sam” Sommer, an 8-year-old boy who died of leukemia in December.


(Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Chicago’s First Responders Shave In Solidarity

Jessica Evans holds in her hands what used to be her long brown hair.


Cancer patients shave the head of pediatric oncologist Dr. Paul Kent as part of a St. Baldrick's Foundation event at the University of Illinois Hospital. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Go Bald In Solidarity With Cancer Patients For St. Baldrick’s

It’s time once again for people all across the Chicago area to help raise money for childhood cancer research by shaving their heads for St. Baldrick’s.

CBS 2–02/23/2012

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

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. Click here to find out how you can help.


Pat Fitzgerald

NU’s Fitzgerald To Shave Head For Charity

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald will be among several Wildcat players and coaches who will shave their heads to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation.



3 Hospitals Get Grant For Pediatric Cancer Research

Three Chicago hospitals have been awarded a grant to support their research on childhood cancer.