Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Caringa Participants Get Greatest Shave of Their Lives

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Caringa Participants Get Greatest Shave of Their Lives

Article excerpt

Byline: Caitlan Charles caitlan.charles@dailyexaminer.com.au

THERE were jokes about saving money on shampoo and taking shorter showers being thrown around the room when staff and people from Caringa and their My Life Program shaved their hair and beards off for the World's Greatest Shave yesterday.

But every single person taking the plunge knew how important the shave was to the people they were raising money for.

Sarah Dougherty, on her own, raised more than $2000 before shaving her hair off.

"It's a very good cause for cancer and research into developing why you get cancer and all of that," she said.

Ms Dougherty said she had a personal connection with the cause because members of her family have had cancer.

"(To raise money) I put tins out in all the work places and went around town and put it on my Facebook page and everything," she said.

My Life Program manager Dirdre Jones said it's been wonderful how involved the community had been in their fundraiser. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.