College of Western Idaho Students Fundraise for Childhood Cancer Research

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 8:45am

For the fourth-consecutive year the Associated Students of the College of Western Idaho (ASCWI) will host St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraising events in which volunteers will shave their head to help raise money for childhood cancer research.

The fundraiser will take place at three College of Western Idaho (CWI) campus locations:

March 12, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Nampa Campus Academic Building
March 13, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ada County Center
March 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Nampa Campus Micron Center for Professional Technical Education

CWI students and employees have helped raise over $9,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to date. In 2013, the ASCWI event collected $4,600 for childhood cancer research. Currently, there are nearly 60 students, staff, and faculty set to shave their heads for the cause this year. For information on forming a team, signing up to participate, or donating visit www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/6189/2014.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that raises funds for childhood cancer research, and helps ensure survivors enjoy long and healthy lives. For more information about the Foundation visit www.stbaldricks.org/.

Contact:
Jennifer Couch
(208) 562-3508
jennifercouch@cwidaho.cc        

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About the College of Western Idaho:

The College of Western Idaho is a public, open-access, and comprehensive community college committed to providing affordable access to quality teaching and learning opportunities to the residents of its service area in western Idaho. CWI has seven campus locations throughout Southwest Idaho providing higher education and 21st Century technical skills acquisition. The college is dedicated to improving the community’s economic well-being by responding with highly-educated and productive graduates. The foundation for the area’s only community college was created by a supermajority of voters in Ada and Canyon counties on May 22, 2007. For more information about the college, visit www.cwidaho.cc or call (208) 562-3000.

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