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raised of £2,000 target by 38 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,000 to donate my hair to make a wig whilst raising money and awareness around suicide in young adults

    Funded on Saturday, 15th June 2019

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    I have been growing my hair for around 3 years now with the intention of cutting it for a cause that I felt strongly about.

    At the start of this year one of my close friends took his own life and this is a problem that is becoming more prevalent in young adults, especially men. It is a problem that people find taboo to talk about, but there are more resources now than ever to minimise the risk of it happening to someone you know.

    The first charity that I am raising money for is CALM (Campain Against Living Miserably) ( who provide a helpline for anybody who wants to chat through life's problems. Decisions made when lonely can cost a life and CALM aims to be an ear for those who need it.

    The second charity I am donating money to is Little Princess Trust ( I am also donating my hair to them. My local hairdresser is in partnership with this charity who make hair into wigs for children and young adults who have lost their hair from cancer or other conditions.

    I am going to split the money donated on this page between these two charities and I am also planning a charity day at Box End Park ( on June 15th which is the date that I will be doing the big shave!



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      • Mark Dickinson

        Mark Dickinson

        Jun 15, 2019

        Good work Nephew - need to see that hair before you chop it off!!


      • Anonymous


        Jun 15, 2019

      • julia Ingham

        julia Ingham

        Jun 15, 2019

        Good effort Alex, looking forward to seeing the tidy do!


      • stephen wardell

        stephen wardell

        Jun 15, 2019

        Great causes.


      • Tony Southworth

        Tony Southworth

        Jun 15, 2019



      • Chris, Tarryn & Fletcher

        Chris, Tarryn & Fletcher

        Jun 15, 2019

        Well don Alex, great charities. I think you enjoyed the long hair more than you’re letting on!


      • Michael and Judith

        Michael and Judith

        Jun 15, 2019

        Look forward to seeing the new you!! Well done Alex!!


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      Alex Dickinson

      Alex Dickinson

      I am a physiotherapist from Milton Keynes who spends his summers in England but winters out in the Alps. I have worked in the NHS for 2 years but now work generally in a private or sporting environment.

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