head shave raises £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support
Burnham-On-Sea man has raised over £2,000 for charity by
having his hair shaved off to raise money for a charity that has
been supporting his mother as she battles cancer.
Bullimore held the fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support at
Pawlett Legion Social Club.
His mother Linda, who is a well-known resident about Burnham,
has been diagnosed with four cancerous tumours.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm truly overwhelmed by the sheer
amount of support from our local community and really cannot thank
each person involved enough."
have done so much for my mom and each of those people have contributed
to giving life-changing advice, care and most importantly time
to those who need it."
is invaluable and often mistreated. Someone out there will need
that time from a Macmillan cancer nurse, dedicated and caring,
person-to-person, to make that difference."
added: "All the donations have been collected and we've raised
a total of £2,005, which is double the initial target for
Macmillan. We are so grateful to all who donated and took part."
thanks go to all those who gave donations of raffle prizes from
many of the local independent shops, raising £285!"
absolutely astounding appreciation also goes to the members of
Pawlett British Legion for all their effort and support including
Jon Hopwood, of Solid Wood Fireplaces, for also shaving his head!"
you also to Hannah White, of E-clips, for doing the honourable
deed, and to Ron Winter helping to host the event at the club,
for sorting all of the entertainment and keeping the momentum
going on the evening!"
you also to professional singer Breeze, who gave us a night of
entertainment in support of the Legion and the event and also
thank you to her mother for organising all the donations and raffle."