Guttenberg Councilman will be shaving his head with students to raise money for Cancer TODAY!

Wayne Zitt, is not only looking to represent his constituents as a councilman in the town of Guttenberg, but also, he will be shaving his head to raise money for a Cancer cure in an event for the St Baldrick’s foundation that will take place today from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Anna L Klein School.

 

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The following, was posted in the St Baldrick’s page:

“When it comes to fundraising, everyone has a different motivation for selecting the causes and charities that they select.  Although difficult, I wanted to share with you why I am selecting raising money for children with cancer. On June 2, 2000, my life was turned upside down when I had to face the traumatic reality that at the young age of 24 I would lose the one person who loved me unconditionally, my mother.  My entire world shattered and changed when she succumbed to her bout with cancer.  For four years, I watched my mother fight and suffer as this horrible disease sucked the life out of her and all of the people she loved.  Around this time last year, I saw a commercial about the St. Baldrick’s foundation. As I researched the foundation and watched some videos, I had flashbacks of the pain I went through watching my mother fight cancer and imagined the pain she was going through.  In one of the videos that stood out to me the most I witnessed helpless innocent children fight for their lives, as a father of two of my own young children I know it was a sign and a call to action to do whatever I can to help this fight against cancer.  I couldn’t be a bystander when it came to such an important issue and I realized that cancer is a universal disease that doesn’t discriminate against age, race, wealth and it could happen to anyone. With the realization of how many people are affected by this, I decided to turn my pain into motivation to help others. My first step is to help the youth who suffer from this by participating, for the second year in a row, in St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser. I will be shaving my head with students at Anna L. Klein School in Guttenberg, New Jersey. Any donation you can make – large or small counts and will help.  A piece of me will always be missing but I know that my mother would be extremely proud of me for my efforts and grateful toward anyone who will help fight this nasty disease.”

If you would like to donate please go to https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/CutItOff

 

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