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Drexel Fraternity Brothers to Shave It All Off in Support of Childrens Cancer Research

March 12, 2009

What:

Drexel fraternity brothers will break out razors and shave their heads all to raise money for children with cancer. Sigma Phi Epsilon is raising the money on behalf of St. Baldrick's Foundation, a national organization that calls for volunteers to shave their heads in symbolic empathy for chemotherapy patients to raise money for cancer research.

More than 80 students will shave their heads at the event while their friends cheer them on. The fraternity will also host a concert featuring four bands, with proceeds raised supporting St. Baldrick's.

Visuals: • More than 80 fraternity brothers shaving their heads • Students participating in a burrito eating contest • Drexel students cheering as Sigma Phi Epsilon members sacrifice their locks for charity • Students enjoying the concert and contributing money to St. Baldrick's Foundation When: Thursday, March 12, from 7 to 10 p.m. Where: Mitchell Auditorium, Edmund D. Bossone Enterprise Research Center (Market Street between 31st and 32nd Streets)

### News Media Contact: Noah Cohen, News Media Bureau Associate 215-895-2705, 267-228-5599 (cell) or noah.cohen@drexel.edu

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