On July 6, 2008, the lives of Dena and Billy Sherwood changed forever when their then 13-month-old son, Billy Jr., was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a very aggressive cancer of the sympathetic nervous system that most commonly occurs in infants and children under the age of five. In August of 2009, in the midst of their son’s aggressive treatment, Dena and Billy founded Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation
AWOCCF’s 4th Annual “Shave 4 A Cure” Fundraiser will be held on October 22, 2014 at The New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall Street, New York, New York. All proceeds from the event will go towards funding pediatric cancer research. This year’s cast of shavees includes Liam O’Neil, James Beale, Sean O’Brien, Julius Marapachi, Mark Ulrich, Chris DiMedio and Hannah Gorsegner with more to be added.