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Posted February 2, 2017 - 2:31pm

Students from Forestville Elementary visited the Kiss 98.5 studio on Wednesday, February 1 to hang out with DJ Anthony and share why they went Bald For Bucks! On December 22, 2016 they raised more money than ever before—over $10,000! For many of the students this was not their first time Goin' Bald For Bucks. In fact, some students have even gone FIVE times! 

Posted October 20, 2016 - 3:40pm

We want to hear what YOU are doing to fight for a world without cancer! Post a 10-second video to social media using #CancerFreeReality and tag @Yroswell. If you submit your video URL to our website you'll be entered for a chance to be featured on the big screen at Kissmas Bash AND win an in-studio pizza party with DJ Anthony from Kiss 98.5! For tips on taking your video and to submit your video URL, click here.

Posted June 7, 2016 - 1:02pm

Amherst Middle School has so much to celebrate! Not only did they have a hugely successful Bald for Bucks event on June 2nd, they beat their total from the previous year before their event even took place! Amherst Middle recently visited the Kiss 98.5 Studio to discuss their Bald for Bucks event on air with DJ Anthony.

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.  


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