Buzz Cuts for Cancer is an annual event held at Shorewood High School, in which students raise money to support the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) Fund. The students commit to shaving their heads in solidarity with cancer survivors, while collecting donations from the community and raising awareness of the need for ongoing childhood cancer research.
Last year, due to the pandemic, Buzz Cuts for Cancer was cancelled, but this year it’s back for the 11th year. The event will be held in two parts on May 26, 2021. During lunch, the students who have agreed to cut their hair will gather on the SHS front lawn to receive their “first chop,” and their hair will be donated and made into wigs for cancer patients. Then, at the end of the school day, those wishing to completely buzz their heads will come together once again to have their remaining hair buzzed off.
It is a day of excitement and joy for the entire school community, so we hope you will consider contributing to this great cause and helping the students reach their fundraising goal. To date, the event has raised over $107,000, and Shorewood High School hopes to continue increasing that number for many years to come.
To donate to Buzz Cuts for Cancer, please click here.
For more information on the MACC Fund, you can visit: https://maccfund.org/