Matt Lopez has had his head shaved six times to raise money for St. Baldrick's Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research.
But on Sunday, Lopez, of Aurora, did a lot more: He hosted an event at in which more than 40 people had their heads shaved for the cause. He estimated they collected $2,000 or $3,000 above the $7,687 the event raised online.
"We're getting a great turnout," Lopez said Sunday. "I didn't know what to expect because it's my first year and a small town."
will host a similar event starting at 5 p.m. Saturday. and State's Attorney Eric Weis have committed to shaving their heads. Click here for more information on that event.