The Cool Head Project

Helping cancer patients keep a cool head as they navigate their treatments.

The Paxman Scalp Cooling System that can prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss in cancer patients is now available at the Upstate Cancer Center in Syracuse. Because the scalp cooling treatment is not covered by all insurances, The Cool Head Project Fund was established at the Upstate Foundation to offset the cost and make this technology available to more patients.  

Hello Friends of The Cool Head Project!

Thank you for attending and supporting our very first fundraiser on June 11, 2020 featuring The C Word – a documentary that focuses on how to take back some control of your health and work to combat and prevent cancer, by Academy Award nominated Producer and Director Meghan O’Hara. This virtual event successfully raised over $27,000 to benefit The Cool Head Project Fund. We invite you to view our fundraiser and The C Word documentary in the video below. 

Support the Cool Head Project Fund

Funding for The Cool Head Project Fund to make scalp cooling treatments available to Upstate cancer patients is provided through corporate and individual donor support.

Please support The Cool Head Project Fund by making your online donation below.

Mail donations to:
The Upstate Foundation, 750 E. Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210
Please make checks payable to the Upstate Foundation with Cool Head Project in the memo line.




Platinum Sponsor

Township 5

Gold Sponsors

Northland Communications


Silver Sponsors


State Farm – Frank Marinelli

Urban Space Developement


Bronze Sponsors

Associates for Women's Medicine

Mike Barney Management

Marcellus Lacrosse

Sherman Construction Inc.

Van Derhoof Roofing Co., Inc.

The Warrior Factory

Service Partners



Manlius Hills Living

Mooney Marketing Group

Otto Media

Skaneateles LIfe


John Carnessali


For more information, contact Katy Moses at

Support provided by the Upstate Foundation 


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