LANSDALE, Pa. (CBS) — Supporting men’s health by getting a new do. Eyewitness News was at Modern Male Barbershop’s annual Grow-A-Pair Cut-A-Thon on Sunday.Man Dies, Others Hospitalized In Southwest Philadelphia Fire
The barbershop in Lansdale uses the event to raise awareness for prostate cancer and raise money for a local hospital.
The funds help patients and their families.READ MORE: Eagles Sign DE Josh Sweat To 3 Year Contract Extension
Nick Prosseda, the owner of this barbershop, lost his father to cancer.
“My mother raising three children on her own, she needed help. So just going back full circle, and have the ability to help other people who are going through that unfortunate circumstance,” Prosseda said.
All proceeds are donated to Abington-Jefferson Health.MORE NEWS: Man Shot At Least 8 Times In Strawberry Mansion Left In Critical Condition, Police Say
The cut-a-thon has raised more than $50,000 since it started in 2011.