group's head shaves raise over £3,000 for charity
group of fundraisers in Burnham-On-Sea have raised over £3,000
for Cancer Research UK in memory of a lady who died earlier this
Oatway from Burnham, who lost his beloved mum to Cancer, gathered
at The Vapoury in Burnham town centre, along with nine supportive
friends, to undergo head shaves and painful wax treatments to raise
group of 150 plus people came along to witness the group brave the
shaves and have their arm, leg, and even chest hair removed with
groups target was to raise £800 but with the support
of friends and family, they've already beaten their target four-fold.
They have raised £3,200 with donations still flooding in.
said: "Losing my mum in August after she lost a brave battle
with Cancer was a truly heart-breaking experience. She was loved
by everyone who met her and I wanted to do something in her memory
as well as to raise money for Cancer Research UK. I am overwhelmed
with the level of support and donations that weve received."
added: "Having my head shaved was no problem. Actually, it
feels quite liberating but every time I look in the mirror, I just
dont recognise myself."
donate, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/John-Oatway