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News Release

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Media Relations

St. Baldrick’s Day, Shave a head and combat Childhood Cancer

WHAT:
Los Angeles Police Officers, Firefighters, and members of the community shave their heads to raise funds to combat childhood cancer.

WHEN:
Saturday, March 4, 2017
7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Fire Station 89
7063 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91605

WHO:
Police Officers and Firefighters from the LAPD and LAFD

WHY:
Every three minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer; one in five children will not survive. Those who do survive often suffer long-term effects from treatment too harsh for their developing bodies. Kids are special, even when it comes to cancer treatment and the St. Baldrick's Foundation understands the need to treat them that way. Kids deserve the chance to be kids - fun-loving, carefree, refreshingly honest, and always a little goofy. Donations raised at events like this support the development of childhood cancer treatments that are as unique as every kid.

CONTACT:
For more information, please call LAPD Lt. Greg Doyle at 818-634-6127, LAFD Captain Danny Wu at 626-590-6240, Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910 or visit: www.stbaldricks.org/events/lafdlapd.


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