BOSTON, MA - On Thursday, April 7, Bruins forward Shawn Thornton and members of the Boston Bruins are teaming up with 98.5 the Sports Hub to host the fourth annual "Cuts for a Cause" to benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Ned Devine’s (1 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA 02109). Thornton and his teammates will have their heads shaved by auction winners on stage to show their support and raise money for children battling cancer.
Tickets to the event can be purchased for $20 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org beginning Wednesday, March 9 at 9:00 a.m. The admission ticket includes the chance for fans to meet the team throughout the afternoon and raffle tickets to win autographed Boston Bruins memorabilia throughout the event. Depending on availability, $25 tickets will be available at the door the day of the event
Fans can support the event, which will be hosted by Fred "Toucher" Toettcher and Rich Shertenlieb of the Toucher & Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub, by purchasing a ticket to the event or by bidding on the opportunity to shave one of the Bruins player’s heads. The bidding will begin on Monday, March 21.
All of the money raised at the event will be donated through the Boston Bruins Foundation and will benefit Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center’s "Child Life Services Activities", "Shooting Stars" and "Very Important Brothers and Sisters" programs. For additional information about the programs please visit http://www.floatinghospital.org.