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California Derby Teams Spill Blood For A Cause

California Derby Teams Spill Blood For A Cause

Eight San Francisco area roller derby teams are banding together to sponsor the “Make ’em Bleed” blood drive. Beginning on August 9 and running through mid-October, the blood drive, one of the most successful in California, will promote donations thru personal appearances, autographs and giveaways. Last year over 600 San Franciscans stepped up and donated. […]

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Skate of the Union: Raising Money for Special Olympics Virginia

Skate of the Union: Raising Money for Special Olympics Virginia

Hundreds of skaters strapped on their skates in Northern Virginia to help raise money for the ┬áSpecial Olympics Virginia. People of all backgrounds were there, including some folks from East Coast Devastation Roller Derby and DC Inner City Excellence, a youth sports organization. Past members of the Olympic speed skating team were there as well. […]

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L.A. Derby Dolls to Host Spectacular Fundraising Event

L.A. Derby Dolls to Host Spectacular Fundraising Event

The L.A. Derby Derby Dolls will be hosting the fundraising event TWENTYWONDER, A Carnival of the Mind, to raise money for the Down Syndrome Associatation of Los Angeles. This isn’t your typical charity event though. It will have arts, comedy, science, and museum exhibits, combining the talents of many performers and skaters to raise money […]

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Chattanooga Derby: Some like it Bald

Chattanooga Derby: Some like it Bald

This isn’t your usual charity event! Jack Skowronnek, 13, is leading his annual Jack’s Chattanoggins event to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Participants donate $25 to have their heads shaved, with proceeds going to The Children’s Hospital Foundation. Last year, the event raised more than $18,000. Some of the Chattanooga Roller Derby Girls have […]

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