BaseBald for the Cure Raises Funds for UNC Pediatric Cancer Research
Chase Jones, UNC graduate and cancer survivor, created the event in 2010 when he was a junior at UNC and bullpen catcher for the Diamond Heels men’s baseball team. Now he works for the St. Baldrick Foundation and organizes BaseBald events across the United States.
|UNC men’s basketball team national champion Bobby Frasor (’09) had his head shaved.||Several families of pediatric patients treated at UNC took part. In one family, every member had his and her head shaved.|
|Coach Mike Fox took pictures and had his head shaved along with associate head coach Scott Forbes and assistant coach Robert Woodard.||Even young women were shaved!|
Area stylists volunteered to shave heads:
Christy McLaughlin and Ashley Dowlings of Papillion Salon: Linda Keck of Westown Salon; Jeremy Anderson of friendly Barbershop in Carrboro; and from Haven Salon in Hillsborough: Helen Ingersoll, Barbara Venen, Kim Martin, Miranda Lapossay, and Kathie Reagan.