SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - San Diegans shaved their heads to help cure childhood cancer.

The St. Baldrick's Shave-A-Thon is a volunteer-powered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancer and give survivors long, healthy lives.

CBS News 8's Kelly Hessedal, in the above video, reports from downtown San Diego to tell us all about it.