Students and faculty at Concordia Lutheran High School shaved their heads for kids with cancer at a school assembly Friday afternoon.
Updated: Friday, 08 Mar 2013, 4:41 PM EST
Published : Friday, 08 Mar 2013, 4:41 PM EST
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Students and faculty at Concordia Lutheran High School shaved their heads at a school assembly Friday afternoon.
15 students and 13 staff members participated in the event, which was held to support children with cancer. Some students cut their hair, instead of completely shaving their heads.
Concordia students Alex Fortmeyer, Allison McConnell, Katie Rehmer, and Katelyn Reinhard worked with the St. Baldrick's Foundation , to organize the event. The foundation is a non-profit organization whose focus is "Conquering Kids' Cancer."
A 10-year-old cancer survivor from the Fort Wayne area and her parents spoke at the assembly about the positive impact that St. Baldrick's played in their lives.
In addition to donating hair to make wigs for children who have been through chemotherapy, Concordia students also collected cash donations.
So far, Concordia has raised $850 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. Their goal is to raise $10,000.
For more information on the St. Baldrick's Foundation, or to donate money, click here.
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