UofL medical students shave heads for charity

UofL medical students shave heads for charity
UofL medical students, faculty and staff shaved their heads Monday for a good cause.
UofL medical students, faculty and staff shaved their heads Monday for a good cause. (Source: Dale Mader/ WAVE 3 News)
UofL medical students, faculty and staff shaved their heads Monday for a good cause. (Source: Dale Mader/ WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - UofL medical students, faculty and staff shaved their heads Monday for a good cause.

The RaiseRED's Shaved Heads event is a part of the UofL student effort to fight pediatric cancer.

Individual participants in Monday's event raised money beforehand, in hopes of passing last year's total of $4,300 raised by 12 participants.

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In addition to head shaving, several students cut their hair off to be donated and made into wigs for cancer patience.

The event also included snacks, refreshments and a raffle, all benefiting RaiseRED.

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