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£780raised of £2,000 target by 31 supporters

    Weʼve raised £780 to Raise awareness of Alopecia and to raise funds for charities close to our hearts: Perry Barr RGT, Caring Hands in the Vale and Cancer UK

    Location
    Evesham, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Sunday, 30th July 2017

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    A friend of mine developed Alopecia last year and we were saddened by the ignorance that surrounds this affliction. I decided to shave my head to help raise awareness. This idea has grown and on the 1st of July I will be publicly having my head shaved. My hair will be donated to The Little Princess Trust who provide wigs free of charge for children who have lost their hair. My daughter who is 10 wanted to join in and we decided to use the event to promote and raise money for other charities close to our hearts. I volunteer once a week for Caring Hands and we got both of our greyhounds from Perry Barr RGT. My daughter was also very keen to donate to a cancer charity as her Grandmother died of Bowel Cancer before she was born. It is going to be quite a shock having no hair but we feel it will be worth look, stare and discomfort to raise awareness and some money. Please give generously not just to support these wonderful charities but to support my daughter who at 10 wants to be a part of this so much that when we said she could she cried with excitement.

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    • Annamarie Heelis2 months ago
      Annamarie Heelis

      Annamarie Heelis

      2 months ago

      This is Sophie and I a week ago on Saturday, sorry it has taken me so long to post an update on here. Thank you everyone for your fantastic support, with money raised away from just giving we are not just over £1000. It is not to late to donate!

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    • Annamarie Heelis3 months ago
      Annamarie Heelis

      Annamarie Heelis

      3 months ago

      Thank you to everyone who has donated so far Sophie and I are very grateful. We still have quite a way to go but I have every Faith that we will get there. If you are in the Evesham area on Saturday come along to The Valley and support us. Our hair is coming off between 12.30 and 1pm, there will be a tombola and some other games not to mention the Steam Train or restaurants. If you are not about we will be streaming it live on Facebook (if I can work out how to do it). Thank you again. Annamarie and Sophie xx

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    31

    • Miss Knight-Adams

      Miss Knight-Adams

      Jul 21, 2017

      Congratulations to you both! You are inspirational. I can't wait to see how much your hair has grown in September! Happy holidays. Love Miss Knight-Adams x

      £10.00

    • Sarah Bennett

      Sarah Bennett

      Jul 10, 2017

      Well done Sophie! (and Annemarie!). An amazing thing to do.Mrs Bennett at School.

      £10.00

    • The Dunhills

      The Dunhills

      Jul 9, 2017

      Well done - Brilliant! Love the video diary.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 8, 2017

      Well done to both of you!

      £10.00

    • Stephen Wilderspin

      Stephen Wilderspin

      Jul 8, 2017

      You've done great. Well done! :)

      £20.00

    • Anna Carless

      Anna Carless

      Jul 5, 2017

      Amazing work both of you, such a great cause and a great (and very brave) way to raise awareness. All the best, Anna xxx (Mum to Ava who gets the bus with your lovely two!) ps you both look fab

      £10.00

    • Lina Taylor

      Lina Taylor

      Jul 5, 2017

      You are very brave and very inspirational! Thank you for your kind hearts and we wish you all the best in this very generous initiative!

      £10.00

    About the fundraiser
    Annamarie Heelis

    Annamarie Heelis

    Evesham, United Kingdom

    I wanted to raise awareness of Alopecia and raise some money and I decided that a Head Shave was the best way forward. Sophie (10) wanted to join in. so please support us a show Soph what a wonderful world we live in.

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