Cut for the Cure fundraiser is Oct. 13

The 14th an­nu­al Cut for the Cure will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Im­age Hair Salon, at 2522 Welsh Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard) in the Tremont Shop­ping Cen­ter.

Own­er John Mc­Don­ald and his staff wel­come men, wo­men and chil­dren to have their hair cut for $15. Pay­ment can be made by cash, cred­it card or per­son­al check.

Pro­ceeds will go to breast can­cer re­search at Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter, pro­state can­cer re­search at Johns Hop­kins Uni­versity in Bal­timore and the Vet­er­ans Com­fort House in West Phil­adelphia.

Mc­Don­ald is a pro­state can­cer sur­viv­or. His late wife, Ginny, fought breast can­cer.

The day will also in­clude in­di­vidu­al and fam­ily por­traits for $15. Hats and T-shirts will be for sale for a nom­in­al fee. Food will be sold. And there will be raffles for bas­kets filled with prizes.

Oth­er activ­it­ies will in­clude a disc jockey, kar­ate demon­stra­tions, a dunk tank and per­form­ances by a jump rope team.

All par­ti­cipants in the be­ne­fit are eli­gible for a free soda from Jake’s Way­back Bur­gers at 9173 Roosevelt Blvd.

Last year’s be­ne­fit raised about $19,000.

To make a tax-de­duct­ible con­tri­bu­tion, send a check pay­able to Cut for the Cure Inc. to New Im­age Hair Salon, 2522 Welsh Road, Phil­adelphia, PA 19152.

For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-676-5540. ••

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