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The Big Chop for Charity


$14,045 donated
Given by 742 generous donors in 11 weeks

Chopping my mop for charity - hoping to raise a decent amount for KidsCan, Heart Kids New Zealand and the Child Cancer Foundation.

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I just want the best for New Zealand's kids - whether it's helping feed them, clothe them or helping them afford the treatment they need because they're sick. I just want to help.

I've also always wanted to shave my hair off - I know that might sound strange, but it's just something I've wanted to do in my lifetime.

I have a lot of hair - and it's definitely a huge part of who I am; but I've always been curious to know what happens when I take the hair away.

So many people out there have no choice when they lose their hair - whether its because they are going through chemotherapy, or because they have alopecia or another reason.

I know I am fortunate to have a choice.

And because I have a large following on social media, I wanted to use this opportunity to raise as much money as possible to help some Kiwi kids out.

I have chosen three charities which are all close to my heart - KidsCan, Heart Kids New Zealand and the Child Cancer Foundation.

Whatever proceeds I raise (after the fees are taken out), the amount will be split 3 ways and donated to the above charities.

If you'd like to donate, please do so - ALL funds raised (less the admin fees) will go direct to charity. None of it will go to me (and rightly so).

I will be live streaming the big "chop" on my Instagram and Facebook pages.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/happymumhappychild

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/happymumhappychild

PS I have been asked a lot why i'm not growing my hair out and donating the locks - I looked into this but I a) colour my hair and b) have too many greys in one spot for my hair to be considered.

Happy Mum Happy Child's involvement (page creator)

I am the person behind Happy Mum Happy Child, and am planning on cutting all my hair off and wanted to raise funds during the lead up to help as many kids as possible.

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Latest update

The Big Chop Date  1 May 2020

Posted by: Happy Mum Happy Child

Hey all - thank you so much for all of your donations. We hit 10k and are now almost at 12k!! INCREDIBLE!

I will be doing the big chop tomorrow, Saturday 2nd May LIVE at 10am (NZT) over on my Instagram (instagram.com/happymumhappychild). If you can't make the live, I will also be recording it and will post later.

Again, thank you for your donations - every dollar counted and you guys did it!! xx

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Helles Teeth on 15 Jun 2020
We think you're amazing! Thank you for your support <3
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Your amazing
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Maestro on 17 May 2020
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Hayley on 13 May 2020
Amazing work!!
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Emily on 07 May 2020
You are amazing!💕
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