Card Chronicle is partnering with the U of L School of Medicine to help a few fans see the Cards and support a worthy cause.
U of L is working to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which is a childhood cancer charity funding research to help find cures for children with cancer. The Foundation is best known for its head-shaving fundraisers, but we're taking things in a little bit of a different direction.
Chronicloids can enter to win two tickets to the Seton Hall game on Feb. 23 or the Senior Day game against Notre Dame on March 9 by donating at least $10 to the St. Baldrick's Foundation. Every $10 donated counts as one entry, and there will be two winners chosen.
U of L med student Chris Arbonies (who will also be shaving his head) explains why this fundraiser is so important to him.
In short, the reason I am doing St. Baldrick's is at NCSU we had a young boy named Gregory Parrish who had neurofibromatosis type. At the time I met him, Greg was nearly blind due to his brain tumors. The amount of strength he showed everyday was amazingly inspirational. He lost his battle 3 years later, but he never lost his smile. Shaving my head will just be a symbolic gesture, but the money we can raise for St. Baldrick's will continue the research that will one day lead to a cure for a number of childhood cancers.
Thanks for helping out and getting this to your followers. Every little bit helps and I'm hoping we get a good response. It's one thing to beat UK in football and basketball and every sport, but it'd be pretty awesome to be able to say we raised more money than them too.
Again, to enter the contest, simply go here and donate at least $10 to the St. Baldrick's Foundation.
Thanks in advance to everyone who supports the cause, and best of luck to all the entrants.