Alex Foott

Shining bright for HIV services and shaving down stigma

Fundraising for Positive East
raised of £1,000 target
Positive East

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RCN 1001582
We have been providing advice & support to HIV positive people for 30 years.


At the end of October I'll be joining the ranks of these platinum icons before buzzing off my locks a week later, all in the name of shining a bright blonde light on Positive East's HIV services and shaving down the myths and misunderstandings that lead to stigma around HIV.

For 4 years, I have had the huge pleasure of working at Positive East - London's leading HIV charity - as their Fundraising Officer. Right now, the charity needs support more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that all fundraising events and community activities have been cancelled until next year, while Positive East's services for people living with HIV are still very much needed. Please help me raise some money to keep us working to support people to live well with HIV.

Please give whatever you can and share my page with friends and family.  I'll be posting updates as I go from dark brown to blonde blonde before lopping off my 14 inch locks a week later.

A huge HUGE thank you to Luigi Buonaiuto from ESHK Hair Shoreditch for helping me make this transformation possible!

@luigi__buonaiuto on Insta 😊

About the charity

Positive East

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RCN 1001582
There are more people living with HIV than ever before - nearly 50,000 in London. Your support helps to make sure we can keep our doors open for as long as people with HIV need us, and helps the fight to prevent and stop HIV. Get involved by donating, fundraising or volunteering.

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+ £226.50 Gift Aid
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