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Shave It Off!

Are you brave? Take on the shave!

Are your lockdown locks getting you down?

The pandemic has meant many of our fundraising events and activities can’t go ahead this year, so we’re facing a severe shortfall in our funding. 

Brave the shave and lop off those lovely locks for us – get a brand new look whilst raising vital funds for your local hospice!

You’ll have people queuing up to sponsor you to shave all your hair off; it’s a fantastic way to fundraise and you get a free haircut in the process – it’s a win-win!

Love the idea but not sure about shaving your head? Why not consider a beard shave or leg wax instead?

Set up your JustGiving fundraising page today

Hair today, gone tomorrow - raising nearly £500!

Chris Malden, Managing Director of Prestige Security decided that his team were up to the challenge and ready to brave the shave:

We recently chose to shave our hair in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice. Not only is it personal to me as they looked after my Grandad in his last days many years ago, but the work they do is simply amazing. We have worked alongside them on their fundraising events for many years, and will continue to show our support by donating and raising vital funds.

June lops her locks for St Catherine’s Hospice

June Harvey decided to lop off her lockdown locks to raise money for us when her mother, Rosemary was under our care.

June said, “St Catherine’s isn’t just looking after my lovely Mum, they’re also taking care of me and our entire family. I was a little nervous before my head shave started but I felt excited too. I’m glad to be able to raise money and give something back to St Catherine’s for all the support they give to poorly people and their families, not just ours, but others in the community too. Their support has made a big difference to us at a difficult time. 

Read more: June lops her locks to raise money for our hospice

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We need your support now, more than ever, to continue to be there every day, 24/7, for local people who need our care and support.

So, if you are ready to brave the shave and start fundraising for us, help us provide the best end of life care for people in your community by setting up a Just Giving page. 

Set up your JustGiving fundraising page today

We’re here to help you with your fundraising.

From sending you materials to support your fundraising to giving advice on how to set up your JustGiving page,  if you have a question, please get in touch.

For more information, fill in our “Tell us about your fundraising” form, contact comfun@stch.org.uk or call us between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday on 01293 447361.

 

People will want to see the results, so don’t forget to take lots of photos!

Why not live-stream your shave so everyone can join in?! Or if you’re looking for an added twist in the run-up to your shave, you could even dye your hair a wacky colour to catch people’s attention (we like orange)!

Remember to share your support with photos and videos by tagging us on social media.

Join our Facebook Fundraisers page, and check out our guide on how to use social media to promote your efforts.

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