Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Hats on for Charity; for Wear A Hat Day. GET ALL THE FAMILY INVOLVED TO FUND THE FIGHT AGAINST BRAIN TUMOURS

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Hats on for Charity; for Wear A Hat Day. GET ALL THE FAMILY INVOLVED TO FUND THE FIGHT AGAINST BRAIN TUMOURS

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IT can be hard to come with new ways to keep the family entertained week in and week out - so what about doing something that helps you and, crucially, helps others too? Raising money for charity can be fun as well as rewarding and, to give you the heads-up, there's a perfect day coming up which can help keep the kids busy and put coins into the coffers for research into a killer disease.

Linda Robson is backing Wear A Hat Day Organisers are gearing up to make Friday, March 31, the biggest and boldest Wear A Hat Day EVER - so get involved and raise money to help 'fund the fight' against brain tumours.

You can register to take part at www.braintumourresearch.org/registration-form-hat or just hold your own family event and donate whatever cash you can.

A number of celebrities will be wearing a hat for the day to support Brain Tumour Research including actress and Loose Women presenter Linda Robson. She says: "My cousin had been diagnosed with a brain tumour and I'm amazed by the lack of funding so I'm doing what I can to help raise awareness and increase support."

HERE ARE WEAR A HAT DAY'S TEN TOP TIPS 1 Coffee morning, ladies lunch or afternoon tea: Ask everyone to wear their favourite hat - or tea cosy! - and make a donation for vital research.

Hoopla: Persuade friends and family to donate some 2Hat tempting prizes, lay them out in a line, then test your aim; win the prize your hat lands on.

3 Big Hatty Bake Off: Whether you hold a hat-shaped baking competition or host a delicious bake-sale, sweet treats never fail to get the taste buds going and the donations flowing.

4 Pass the Hat: Equip yourself with a tall top hat or the like, and get everyone at work, in your street, or your family to fill it to the brim with coins or stuff it full of notes.

5 Hat Quiz: Test your knowledge with WAHD's great selection of quizzes available to download from their Hatters Workshop. …

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