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Posted May 7, 2016 - 12:58pm

Almost all of the West Seneca West schools went Bald for Bucks this year! Allendale Elementary, West Elementary, Winchester Elementary, West Middle and West Senior all participated! The schools stopped by the Kiss 98.5 studio before their event on April 8 to share with DJ Anthony why they were going bald.

Nicole at West Senior went Bald for Bucks for the third time! Every year she does it in honor of her aunt, “My Aunt Barb is an ovarian cancer survivor. She’s doing good.”

Posted April 27, 2016 - 12:51pm

Two weeks after Goin’ Bald for Bucks, Cheektowaga Middle School students are still beaming with excitement from their fundraising event.  Cheektowaga accomplished their incredible goal of raising $15,000 for cancer research. To discuss their successful Bald for Bucks event, the Cheektowaga Warriors went on-air with DJ Anthony at Kiss 98.5.

Some of the students went bald, some raised money and some were on the planning committee. All had different reasons for participating in a great cause.

Posted March 31, 2016 - 4:19pm

To celebrate their success in raising $7,000 for cancer research, Elmwood Franklin School visited the Kiss 98.5 studio to discuss their Bald for Bucks event on-air with DJ Anthony.

Elmwood Franklin School dedicated their Bald for Bucks event to Laurie Mourgas, a teacher who lost her battle to cancer. Students also had dedications, donating in honor of loved ones who were affected by cancer.

One student honored his mom, “The reason I went bald is for my mom who is a survivor. Love you mom.”

Posted March 28, 2016 - 2:22pm

Then It’s Time to Go Bald for Bucks!

Goin’ Bald for Bucks is gearing up for another exciting year of snipping, clipping and shaving our way to cancer cures! Join in the fun by Goin’ Bald with your school, sports team or on your own, and you can raise critically needed funds for cancer research and patient-care programs. You’ll raise pledges for Roswell Park before shaving or cutting your hair. Make a difference and have fun doing it!

Posted March 7, 2016 - 1:31pm

Lake Shore Central Schools, the home of Bald for Bucks, took over the Kiss 98.5 studio on Wednesday, March 2 to discuss their upcoming Bald for Bucks event with DJ Anthony. Lake Shore is going under the clippers on Friday, March 11.

Posted March 7, 2016 - 1:20pm

Students from Nichols joined DJ Anthony at the Kiss 98.5 studio to share why they are Goin’ Bald for Bucks on Wednesday, March 9.

Nichols participates in Bald for Bucks every year in memory of a student, Colin Wegner, who lost his battle with cancer in 2013. Coach Ron from the Nichols golf team says losing Colin ”strengthened our efforts to find a cure for this disease.”

Posted February 25, 2016 - 3:30pm

Transit Middle School joined the Yroswell Street Team and DJ Anthony at the Kiss 98.5 studio to share the news that they are Goin’ Bald for Bucks. Their event will take place Friday, February 26 with a donation goal of $50,000!

This is the third year Transit will be Goin’ Bald and it is in memory of a teacher who passed away from cancer, Mr. John Tronolone. The students have also dedicated their participation to loved ones who have battled cancer.  

Posted February 10, 2016 - 11:06am

Lancaster High School and Pembroke Central School District were the first schools this year to receive an exclusive tour and interview with DJ Anthony at the Kiss 98.5 studio! The Yroswell Street Team was there to speak with the students and share more information about Goin' Bald for Bucks.

Posted November 4, 2015 - 10:58am

On Monday, August 31, Carly’s Club joined with pediatric cancer patients, families and other WNY organizations to kick off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

The emotional evening was an opportunity for all WNY pediatric cancer families to stand together as a commu- nity, receive comfort and support, and spread awareness. The free event included fun activities for the kids, as well as impactful ceremonies to honor and remember those who have been touched by this devastating disease.

Posted November 4, 2015 - 10:47am

High school students – we have an exciting opportunity for you! Do you have a cancer survivor in your life? Wouldn’t it be great to sit down and learn more about their life experiences, lessons, advice and more?


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