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9th Annual Shamrock Shave: Press & Media

“Give and gifts will be given to you.”
~Luke 6:38

Welcome to the Shamrock Shave!

Please review the contents below and contact our head of Media Relations, Greg Freund, via email if you have any questions, would like an interview, or if you require additional information. Thank you for helping us get the word out about the Shamrock Shave!


About the Shamrock Shave

In the last eight years, the St. Margaret Mary Shamrock Shave, through the generous support of our shavee pledges and sponsors, has raised over $300,000 for needy families in our community and those suffering from cancer. This year, the recipients of all event proceeds will be (2) extremely worthwhile charities that will fulfill our mission. They are the St. Vincent DePaul Society and Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

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 Click Here for More information on Shamrock Shave Charities (PDF)


Latest Press Releases

 Click Here for Our 2017 Press Release (PDF)

 Click Here for Our 2017 Press Release (Word Format)

We have a special Charity Challenge Team this year at the Shamrock Shave: Team Talia. A former Shavee, Talia Freund, was diagnosed with Metastatic Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, just before her 14th birthday last year. Read and share Talia’s story and find out more why she and her family “Keep Fighting.”

 “Keep Fighting” – About Team Talia (PDF)

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Recently Published Articles

The Observer, The Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford
March 3, 2017: Talia’s Just One Reason to Support Shamrock Shave

Northwest Herald
March 7, 2017: Algonquin father to shave head to raise money for daughter with cancer
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Shamrock Shave Logos

The Shamrock Shave logo is a trademark of St. Margaret Mary Church. The color and black and white logo versions provided below are high-resolution (300 dpi) JPEG files. If you require a vector or other logo format, please email us at: shave@saintmargaretmary.org.  Thank you.

Shamrock Shave Color Logo (JPG)

 Shamrock Shave Black & White Logo (JPG)

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How Can I Find Out More?

Please EMAIL US or call Jonna Burck at 847-809-6950.

God Bless You.

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