Host A Buzz Off for One Mission

Create a Buzz – it’s really easy! 

Interested in planning a fun event that brings comfort, assistance and support to kids fighting cancer and their families? Then organize your own Buzz Off!  This is a great fundraiser for schools, church groups, first responders, sports teams, companies or anyone who wants to gather a number of people together to raise money for a great cause.

Here’s how it works:


hold_own_buzz_06Determine the date,
time & place of your Buzz Off

Ask your barber, stylist or friend to man the clippers – you may need several depending on the size of your event!


Hold_Own_Buzz_03Come up with a name for your event and set a fundraising goal. Aim high!  Most people raise more than they think. 


Hold_Own_Buzz_04Register online

Select “Host A Buzz Off” and you will be registered as the Team Captain and event coordinator. Registration fee is $35 and we’ll send each team member a T-shirt to wear on event day!


hold_own_buzz_09Customize your fundraising page

Make it personal and write why you’re holding this event and why people should join. Post photos. Encourage people to donate as well as join your event.


Hold_Own_Buzz_02Recruit people to join your event’s team

Email people and ask them to join your event’s team. Explain why you’re shaving and how they should too!


hold_own_buzz_07Motivate your event’s team members

Follow-up with members on a regular basis.  Ask how their fundraising is going and if they need help.  Encourage them to ask friends & family for donations.


Go social

Promote your team’s event page and post updates on social media.  Share before & after photos.


Hold_Own_Buzz_05Have fun

Helping others is a great way to express gratitude and feel proud of yourself and your accomplishments – SO HAVE FUN!

Need help planning your Buzz Off?  View our Planning Guide.

The Smile Fund:

Money raised from community Buzz Off events and individual Buzzees located outside of the New England area will be allocated to The One Mission Smile Fund.  The Smile Fund has been created to bring One Mission programs to hospital partners and organizations located outside of the New England area.  Programs funded will be focused on helping pediatric cancer patients and their families get through the emotional and financial challenges of treatment.  Smile Fund grants will be distributed annually.  View Grant Application 

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