Your Impact

Leeyana Cheek smiles in a bald Bald for Bucks T-shirt. Filler image.
Schools

Leeyana Cheek: Kindness Comes First

Leeyana Cheek wants others to know they aren’t alone, especially when they’re hurting or going through an illness like cancer. That’s why she participates in Bald for Bucks. Read her story.

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Andre

Meet Andre the Warrior

Warrior [wawr-ee-er] noun: a person who shows or has shown great vigor or courage. Synonyms include fighter, soldier and Andre. There’s never been a person

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Tim as firefighter

Our Inspiration: Tim

Age: 18 years old Hometown: Cheektowaga, NY Diagnosis: T-cell leukemia Status: In remission Tim just turned 18, and that means he gets to start living

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Zaida

Our Inspiration: Zaida

Age: 16 years old Hometown: Eden, NY Diagnosis: Stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma Status: In remission February 4, 2019, was a very special day for sassy

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Drake

Our Inspiration: Drake

Age: 14 years old Hometown: Mayville, NY Diagnosis: Leukemia Status: In remission Drake is a kindhearted teen who loves a good practical joke and a

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Our Inspiration: Nya

Age: 12 years old Hometown: Cheektowaga, NY Diagnosis: Acute myeloid leukemia Status: In remission The fabulous and vibrant Nya is an unstoppable force – and

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