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New Rochelle Firefighters & Police Raise Over $40,000 to Battle Childhood Cancer

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New Rochelle Firefighters & Police Raise Over $40,000 to Battle Childhood Cancer

June 10, 2015 - 21:56
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Blowing all estimates out of the water, New Rochelle Firefighters and Police came together to more than double initial fundraising projections at our annual St. Baldrick's Head-Shaving event.

The numbers:

  • 30 heads shaved
  • over 150 attendees
  • raised $42,000 and counting

Notable Shavees:

Ginny Escobedo - Pediatric oncology RN, Clinical and Research (and so much more)

Gina Arena - lost her son James "JimmyBoy" Arena 10 years ago

Dr. Claudio Sandoval - Shaved his head and Raised money for event. 

Dr. Sandovalis - Pediatric oncology. He treats children and also is involved in research.  He is also a Professor of Pediatric oncology at The New York Medical College

Vincent Mercogliano - sports writer for the Journal News. He grew his hair for over a year. He shaved his head and donated the hair to Wigs for kids.

Emergency Services Standouts:

New Rochelle firefighter John Schroeder took the lead yet again to bring us a wildly successful event

New Rochelle Firefighter Mike Yannuzzi picked this event to give the $5,000 the Keith Morris award, which was to go to the charity of his choosing