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Saint-Laurent Welcomes the Leucan Shaved Head Challenge to the Sports Complex

10 mai 2019

Montréal, May 10, 2019 - On June 9, will you be among the courageous people who will have their head shaved at the Sports Complex? The new official site of the Leucan Shaved Head Challenge, the Sports Complex is looking for 75 volunteers who will contribute, through this symbolic gesture, toward supporting children who undergo a change in their body image, due to hair loss, during chemotherapy treatments.

As it may be recalled, the Leucan Shaved Head Challenge is a major fund-raising activity that mobilizes communities in a spirit of solidarity to offer services to families of children with cancer. For 40 years, Leucan has been committed to supporting children with cancer and their families, from the time of diagnosis and at all stages of the disease and its effects.

How to participate?

Link to register as a participant or to contribute financially to a participant's challenge:

https://www.tetesrasees.com/en/challenge/?id=278245®ion_id=9765

Link to contribute to the June 9 general fund-raising event:

https://secure.webleucan.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?EventID=250627&LangPref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone&RegistrationID=4440105

Family- and community-oriented event

Between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., the soccer field will be transformed into a "hair salon" to welcome participants to the Challenge. Activities for children—including inflatable play structures and a bubble soccer field as well as ongoing entertainment—will contribute to the festive atmosphere of this event. Everyone is invited to support the brave women and men who will have chosen to have their heads shaved in order to contribute to the campaign!

Where: Saint-Laurent Sports Complex, 2385 boulevard Thimens

When: Sunday, June 9, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Objective: 75 shaved heads