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£2,080raised of £2,000 target by 106 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,080 to shave our heads for charity

    Location
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Friday, 9th December 2016

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    Story

    Monday 21st November 2016 4pm Heart of Worcestershire College, St Dunstans Building

    Many of you still know me as Helen Brady, but I got married in April and I'm now Helen Wilson.

    Whilst basking in the Summer sunshine and leaning forward to apply sun lotion this summer I noticed a dimple in my right breast. Normally I'd ignore this type of thing as 'getting old' but based on a friend who'd recently being diagnosed with breast cancer I decided to have it investigated, just in case. This small dimple turned out to be a cancerous tumour, and on further investigation two further tumours were found, it was in both.

    I've had my operation and now waiting to start chemotherapy.

    It is well known that during chemotherapy you lose your hair, and I have a thick long mane. Instead of watching it gradually fall out I've decided to make a positive out of a negative and have it cut off for charity before my own treatment starts. I intend to raise money for braving the short hair/crew cut (I've NEVER had short hair my entire life) and donating my ponytail to a kids cancer wig charity (Little Princess Trust).

    My wonderful hubby Will Wilson is also pledging to brave the shave, both on his head and his beard.

    If I raise less than £1500 I will have my hair cut like my son, if I raise over £1500 I will brave the crew cut!!!

    https://www.thehaven.org.uk/the-worcester-haven

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    • Helen Wilson

      Helen Wilson

      2 months ago

      Helen Wilson

      To each and everyone who has donated so far I'm so grateful from the bottom of my heart, thank you so so much xxxx

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    • Helen Wilson

      Helen Wilson

      2 months ago

      Helen Wilson

      I have others involved too who will be shaving their heads, beards and donating hair to charity. Monday 21st November 4pm St Dunstans Building, Heart of Worcestershire College

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    106

    • Catherine Henstridge

      Catherine Henstridge

      Dec 8, 2016

      Super proud of you. Keep Smiling :-) Lots of love Nick & Kate xx

      £20.00

    • Kitty

      Kitty

      Nov 29, 2016

      Donation from Jasmine Randall

      £30.00

    • Beryl Wilson

      Beryl Wilson

      Nov 25, 2016

      Have been thinking of you. Josephine keeps us up to date as we're too old to do facebook! You are amazing. Love from Beryl & Tim

      £20.00

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    Helen Wilson

    Helen Wilson

    Worcester, United Kingdom

    https://www.thehaven.org.uk/the-worcester-haven Please give to this wonderful cause!!!!!!

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