Spirit of the Growler

As the Growler volleyball tournament has grown, we have seeked out a local family each year to support in addition to St Baldrick’s.  It’s not necessarily the money we raise for the family but its more for making the children feel loved and support the family. It helps show that there are community members that have their back.

Take a minute to read their stories.  (click on each pix below to read their story)   It lets you appreciate the life you have.

unnamed  Hanna Markham 11 smaller  Bryce with his parents at year end Growler party at Sharky's  2017 Picture of Bryce and Harrison (2016 ) both Cancer Free at 2017 Growler 201610039517242610011  Sawyer Powell  Wise 2                    


In the U.S., one in five children diagnosed with cancer will not survive.

Of the U.S. federal funding for cancer research, only 4 percent is solely dedicated to childhood cancers.

More children are lost to cancer in the U.S. than any other disease — in fact, more than many other childhood diseases combined.

Before age 20, about 1 in 285 children in the US will have cancer

SB has granted over $200M in childhood cancer research since 2005

St. Baldrick’s Foundation is considered the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer grants worldwide.

In 2017, over 1,000 events have already been registered and more than 36,000 people have registered to shave their heads.