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Diana Conner sheds "dead tissue" to raise cancer research funds!

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Please help me to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. I will have my head shaved completely on the 9th of November 2018.

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This year has been a year when two of my friends have lost their battle with cancer. Both were in their prime, they have left huge holes in people's lives.

Feeling very useless and helpless myself, I figured I can do one thing to help. I am going to shave off my hair on the 9th of November, the date that would have been Keith Crawford's 50th birthday. He died after a 14 year battle with brain cancer and will always remain an inspiration to me and many others.

"Hair and nails are dead tissue" is what I have always said. What I think we need to do is focus on "live tissue", our own bodies, our health. Through shedding my long locks, and hopefully donate them to make a beautiful wig, I would like to raise awareness and funds for the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute. Check out their webpage to find out more about the amazing work they are doing in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Diana Conner


This year, two of my firends have passed away from cancer at their prime. One thing I can do, is to raise funds for the research into the treatment of this disease. Gillies McIndoe Research Institute is my choice because they research braincancer with innovative new concepts.

All funds raised go to:

  • Gillies McIndoe Research Institute

    The Gillies McIndoe Research Institute, headed by Dr Swee Tan, is conducting ground-breaking research into the treatment of disfiguring and

“We like the new do!”
“Good on you Diana!”
“Very proud of You.”
“What an awesome thing to do :)”
“Incredible thing to do for a great cause. Go Diana”
“Go Diana.”
“Thanks for doing this Diana”
“go mum!!”
“Go Mum. P.S. I cant believe I'm donating money for you to walk around with you bald”
“Go Diana!”
  • $4,186.46 donated
  • 71 generous donors

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  Closed This fundraiser page was created on 01 Oct 2018 and closed at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 25 Dec 2018.

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