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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?

Posted August 31, 2015 - 4:22pm

Stay tuned for next year's applications to be posted! Get ready to join an amazing team of students who are passionate about creating a world without cancer. 

Posted August 31, 2015 - 10:35am

Canisius College students in Dr. Wanzer’s Health Communication class created a unique campaign to spread skin cancer awareness. If this story inspires you to take action, contact Yroswell to find out how you, too, can help create a world without cancer!

Article By Christina DiBaudo, Class of 2016

Posted August 31, 2015 - 10:33am

Imagine being in high school and unable to attend prom because a cancer diagnosis has changed your life. For too many teens diagnosed with cancer, this is their reality. But, in Western New York, an organization called Teens Living with Cancer (TLC) is helping to make sure that these teens won’t miss a thing.

Posted August 31, 2015 - 10:14am

When 8-year-old Luke Gworek can’t go to school because he’s sick or getting leukemia treatments, a plush monkey named Steve takes Luke’s place in a second-grade classroom at Huth Elementary School in Grand Island, NY. Steve can be mischie- vous, because — well, he’s a monkey. When Luke missed school recently, his teacher, Amy McMann, sent him photos of Steve swinging from the ceiling and sleeping in the recycling bin.


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