A ten-YEAR-OLD Weymouth lady is reducing off her lengthy locks and donating her hair in support of a youngsters’s most cancers charity.
Lillie Watkins is elevating cash and chopping off 13 inches of her blonde hair for The Little Princess Belief – a youngsters’s most cancers charity that gives real-hair wigs, freed from cost, to youngsters and younger individuals who have misplaced their very own hair by way of most cancers therapy or different circumstances – on Monday June 14.
The Weymouth schoolgirl has raised almost £600 for the charity – exceeding her authentic goal of elevating £550.
Lillie’s mom, Shannon Chaffe stated her daughter had been rising her hair since she was seven and it was now under her waist. She stated Lillie needed to develop it sufficient to donate for a very long time.
Lillie was impressed to lift cash and donate her hair to a most cancers charity following the loss of life of her grandmother who sadly handed away of breast most cancers.
Ms Chaffe stated: “I am clearly so pleased with her. My mum was fairly younger when she handed away of most cancers, she was solely 48. Lillie had fairly a robust bond together with her so it is one thing meaning so much to her.
“We have had numerous good reactions from folks and everybody says it is so superb that she desires do one thing like this.
“Lillie’s acquired an enormous place in her coronary heart to assist fundraise for issues. She’s only a very type, loving little lady that simply desires to assist folks.”
Ms Chaffe stated Lillie was starting to get a bit bit nervous forward of the chop as it will likely be an enormous change for her.
Wendy Tarplee-Morris, founding father of The Little Princess Belief, stated: “We’re so grateful to Lillie for pondering of us so we might help younger folks struggling hair loss.
“Her pretty hair donation will assist us meet the demand for our standard longer wigs whereas the fundraising permits us to make, match and elegance the wigs.
“We all know simply how a lot a wig might help enhance the arrogance of a youngster at, what may be, a really troublesome time however we are able to solely present our free service due to the great help we obtain from folks like Lillie!”