News 2019

When families Shave together

We love seeing family togetherness. Parents spending time with their children, siblings playing with one another, cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents, coming together for family reunions. There is something so special about being a part of a family, whether the connection is biological or fostered through love and commitment. The intentional care of a family … Continued

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One Word

We asked our Shave for the Brave community to describe the Shave using only one word. What one word best describes the unique experience of being a Shaver and captures the thoughts, feelings, and reasons behind the decision to take part? Victoria said, “Amazing.” We have to agree. The Shave is an amazing experience, whether … Continued

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What can happen in four weeks?

Four weeks may not seem like a long time. A month can pass in the blink of an eye. How many times have you looked at the calendar, and upon discovering the date, thought, “Where did the time go?” The busyness of life and the chaos of the average schedule can make four weeks look … Continued

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MQP is the place to be!

We are always blown away by the incredible commitment that MQP has to the Shave for the Brave and Young Adult Cancer Canada.

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The Shave Mystery

There is something very mysterious about the Shave for the Brave and we have decided to get to the bottom of it! The Shave is the biggest fundraiser for Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) and YACC exists to support young adult cancer survivors in Canada who are living with, through, and beyond cancer but we … Continued

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Why Shave?

The reasons why people Shave for the Brave are as varied as the individual Shavers themselves. All genders, ages, races, and backgrounds with unique stories and connections gather together in a beautiful tapestry of community to Shave their heads, donate their hair, and be a part of something bigger than themselves. It’s powerful to experience … Continued

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The 14th St. John’s Community Shave

  Kendra Newman was calm and collected as she waited patiently for her number to be called. Little Kendra was one of the many registered participants at the 14th Annual St. John’s Community Shave for the Brave on Saturday, March 30. OZFM’s Stephanie O’Brien, who emceed the event,¬†chatted with Kendra just before her powerful haircut … Continued

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