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Zoe cuts her hair for Cancer


$1,375 donated

Given by 45 generous donors in 22 days

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Zoe would like to cut off as much hair as possible, she hopes to raise much needed funds for the Whanganui Cancer Society.

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  Manawatu / Whanganui

Zoe Hollard is a 10 year old school girl in Whanganui. She has been thinking about ways she can support the community to raise funds for local Cancer Society. She is very aware of how cancer can affect lives and families.

Zoe's dad was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer at just 40 years old in late 2018. He went through 5 weeks of radiation and chemotherapy, followed by surgery. Her Dad, Chris, is doing well, but she remembers the days when things were quite serious. Zoe's grandad is still fighting his battle with lung cancer at 85 years old.

Zoe is very aware first hand of the wonderful work the local Cancer Society does to support families with transportation to and from treatment and support services they provide. She helped out with Daffodil Day last year and other fundraisers.

Zoe would love to see her hair go to make a wig for another little girl that has lost hers. We are still looking for ways to make this happen, but in the meantime would like to help fund existing patients for support during their journey.

Zoe has agreed to cut at least 30cm off her hair, she said if we raise lots of money, she will cut off up to 40cm!! We plan to cut her hair and will end the fundraiser on Sunday, 19th April at noon.

We know times are tough right now, which is exactly why we want to help the Cancer Society to keep some funds coming in. Every dollar counts :)

Alison Hollard's involvement (page creator)

Mother of Zoe (Alison) and assisting Zoe with her fundraising event.

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Zoe's Hair cut day today!!  19 April 2020

Posted by: Alison Hollard

Zoe's big day has arrived and we have cut her beautiful long hair. We have cut the hair in a way that it be used for a wig for another little girl.

We are still receiving donations, thank you all, and will be leaving this page open for a few more days. This page, together with other donations, have now exceeded $1400! Thank you!

Zoe is so happy with her new hair short hair style and would like to thank all of you that kindly donated.

Love from Zoe xx

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Latest donations

  • Christopher

    Christopher on 21 Apr 2020

    $100

    $100

    • Alison Hollard

      Thank you so much Christopher :)

  • Douglas

    Douglas on 21 Apr 2020

    $50

    Good on you Zoe

    $50

    • Alison Hollard

      Thank you so much Doug :)

  • LYN

    LYN on 21 Apr 2020

    $20

    Well Done Zoe xx

    $20

    • Alison Hollard

      Thank you so much Lyn :)

  • karin

    karin on 20 Apr 2020

    $25

    Well done Zoe. You are a great support to your dad.

    $25

    • Alison Hollard

      Thank you so much :)

  • Daniel

    Daniel on 20 Apr 2020

    $20

    You are Awesome Zoe !!!

    $20

    • Alison Hollard

      Thank you so much Dan :)


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