Adult hugging child with shaved head and Bald for Bucks certificate

Why Your Child Should Participate in Bald for Bucks


Matthew Jacobson once said, “Behind every young child who believes in themselves is a parent who believed first.”

Are you looking for a fun way to teach your child the importance of giving back? What about a way that makes a real difference right here in Buffalo? Consider helping them sign up to go Bald for Bucks!

Bald for Bucks is a meaningful, extracurricular activity that teaches responsibility, the importance of community and how to make a difference even as a kid or a teen. Participating in this fundraiser isn’t just about the new hairstyle your child will be rocking — it’s about giving them the opportunity to help make a difference for cancer patients everywhere!

Parent kissing forehead of child with shaved head and Bald for Bucks banner in background
Adult and child holding "After: Bald for Bucks" sign
3 students feel their shaved heads


Student going Bald for Bucks with half shaved head

If you’re looking to host your own Bald event, you can choose to hold an in-person event or organize a virtual gathering.

You can also sign your child up through their school.

If there isn’t already a plan to participate in Bald for Bucks during the school year, you can still spearhead the initiative!

Start with this letter!

The Bald for Bucks team created a letter for you to bring to school administration or a teacher you trust.


Once your school says yes, pick a date and time that works.


Recruit classmates, teachers and friends to participate!

3 children holding Bald for Bucks signs up

We're here to help!

We understand that this can seem like a big undertaking — that’s why our team is here every step of the way to make this experience a success for you and your child!

Ready to sign up?!

Register your child today!

We have various fundraising tools to help reach your goal.

Check out the collection of tools that are relevant for parents!

Earn rewards!

When your child fundraises for Bald for Bucks they have the opportunity to earn rewards for all of their hard work!