School Honor Roll

It all started in a classroom …

Goin’ Bald for Bucks began with a promise between a brother and sister. Lake Shore High School teacher Tony George vowed to shave his head with his sister Cathleen while she was going through cancer treatment. He promised to not let his hair grow back until hers did.

When Mr. George told his students about his mission, many of them offered to join him. One student even suggested that they collect pledges before shaving their heads.

Goin’ Bald for Bucks was born!

In its first year, Mr. George and 36 Lake Shore High School students raised $3,600 for cancer research and patient-care programs at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since then, schools across Western New York have gone bald — joining forces in the fight against cancer and standing in solidarity with cancer patients!

Quick Stats

(Since 2002)

More than 125 schools have gone Bald for Bucks

Over 9,000 student and teacher participants have snipped, clipped and shaved their way to cancer cures

There have been over 480 Bald for Bucks school events

Schools have raised $4.3 million for Roswell Park

Schools make up 75% of Goin’ Bald for Bucks total fundraising

Top School Participants

(The number of events each school held)

17

Lake Shore Central Schools

14

North Collins Central School

14

Veronica E. Connor Middle School

13

Springville Griffith Institute Central Schools

12

Orchard Park High School

12

Daemen College

11

Nichols School

11

Canisius College

10

South Buffalo Charter School

10

Frontier High School

10

Clarence High School

Top School Fundraisers

(Cumulative fundraising total)

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$489,801.91

Lake Shore Central Schools

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$170,708.90

North Collins Central School

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$159,485.13

Transit Middle School

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$148,112.75

Lancaster High School

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$146,629.17

West Seneca East High School

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$143,454,75

Hamburg High School

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$140,499.75

Mill Middle School

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$138,458.31

Heim Middle School

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$128,919.86

Veronica E. Connor Middle School

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$113,784.52

South Buffalo Charter School

Want to see your school on the Bald for Bucks honor roll?

Hosting a Bald for Bucks event at your school is a great way to teach the importance of community and rally together for a great cause.