Tag Archives: 2014

Jack’s Chattanoggins raises thousands for childhood cancer research (Nooga.com)

Jordan Sonnenblick, Jade Pickering and Jack Skowronnek show some scalp at the Chattanooga Market. (Photo: Madison Baldwin)

 

Yesterday, the Chattanooga Market hosted the fourth annual Jack’s Chattanoggins head shaving event.
 
According to NewsChannel 9, over $125,000 has been raised in support of pediatric cancer research since the event’s inception. This year’s event will add $38,000 in donations (and still counting) to that total, with 151 people shaving their heads this year.
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15-year-old Jack Skowronnek gains national recognition for philanthropy (Nooga.com)

Published by Nooga.com – view original here.  (January 20, 2014)

When he was just 10 years old, Jack Skowronnek read a book that would change his life forever.

That book, “Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie” by Jordan Sonnenblick, told the story of 4-year-old Jeffery and his diagnosis and treatment of leukemia. It also revealed the financial hardships and social impact that his condition had on his family and the community.

Skowronnek was so inspired by this book that he created Jack’s Chattanoggins, an annual head shaving event that promotes awareness of children who are battling cancer and helps raise funds for the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga.

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New York City! Bonus – My Birthday, Too!

dawn skowronnek jack skowronnek under 20 summit new york
Gotta make the elevator ride fun.

During my 15 years on this earth I’ve been to a variety of places.  However, I’ve never been to a place quite like New York City.  Many people say the city never sleeps.  And, let me tell you I can agree 100% with this statement.  The city is a melting pot of different people and different events.  I am proud to say I was one of those people and the event I went to was the Under 20 Summit this past November.

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