Bedford 9-year-old donates hair to children with cancer

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Skye Gandy holds up her donation.

A 9-year-old Bedford girl has donated her hair to a charity that makes wigs for children, who may have lost their own hair while being treated for cancer.

What’s more, she’s raised almost £1,500 for the charity too.

Skye Gandy, had 13 inches cut off at a charity event at The Bluebell Pub, which will now be sent to the Little Princess Trust.

They provide wigs to children who may lose their hair while being treated with cancer to help restore their confidence.

Skye Gandy with her locks before they were cut for the Little Princess Trust
Skye Gandy with her locks before they were cut for the Little Princess Trust.

The trust’s website says: “When a child loses their hair to cancer or another condition, we’ll be there with a free, real hair wig to help restore their confidence and identity.

“We won’t stop until the research that we fund ends childhood cancer forever. Promise.”

You can help Skye’s fundraising by donating at her JustGiving page.

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