Losing hair to show they care

More than 30 people participated in the Brave the Shave event Aug. 30 at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Men, women and children volunteered to have their heads shaved in order to help raise funds for childhood cancer care and research. Young patients took a break from watching the event to hang gold ribbons on the trees outside the hospital in recognition of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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Denise Parrish

Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

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Students smiling for a photo in front of the James Brown statue downtown.