Archie Storer and friends help fundraise for cancer re­search

Mansfield Courier - - YOUTH NEWS & VIEWS - By STEVE VI­VIAN

IN what is an as­tound­ing ef­fort, lo­cal young­ster Archie Storer made the re­mark­able $1221 con­tri­bu­tion to help Aussies beat cancer when he took part in the World’s Great­est Shave last week.

Dur­ing the World’s Great­est Shave, more than 150,000 peo­ple signed up to shave or colour their hair, rais­ing funds for re­search and free ser­vices for peo­ple with leukaemia, lym­phoma, myeloma and re­lated blood dis­or­ders.

Twelve-year-old Archie has been rais­ing money through do­na­tion boxes, door knocks and other meth­ods to spon­sor the shave, and the to­tal­ity of his ef­forts blew away stu­dents and staff from Mans­field Sec­ondary Col­lege.

Archie was joined by young Amy Ca­ma­leri, who raised a fan­tas­tic $350 for Leukaemia re­search.

Stu­dents filled up the au­di­to­rium at the Mans­field Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre af­ter mak­ing a do­na­tion to the cause them­selves.

The event was or­gan­ised by school cap­tains and the SRC.

Stu­dents shaved their heads, coloured their hair, and some fel­las

What an ad­mirable ef­fort, well done Archie!

All money raised by the World’s Great­est Shave goes to The Leukaemia Foun­da­tion.

The Leukaemia Foun­da­tion is the only na­tional char­ity ded­i­cated to help­ing more Aus­tralians sur­vive their blood cancer and live a bet­ter qual­ity of life.

The Leukaemia Foun­da­tion’s World’s Great­est Shave be­gan back in 1998 is now one of Aus­tralia’s big­gest fundraising events.

Even waxed their legs to raise $673 for the event. Young Archie said, be­fore shav­ing his head to a clean 0, that he wanted to help out cancer pa­tients and their friends and fam­ily in any way he could. Archie, who raised money from Aus­tralia Day ear­lier th

NEW LOOK: For a good cause it’s al­ways time for a cre­ative new hair­style. MSC stu­dents (from left) Hol­lie An­ketell and Kyle Body re­freshed theirs at the PAC last Thurs­day.

MIR­ROR, MIR­ROR: At the half way point of his head shave, Archie Storer, who do­nated a tremen­dous $1221 to cancer re­search, looks upon his new cut ex­acted by Kirsty Brook with in­trigue and ap­pre­hen­sion.

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THE BACH­E­LOR UP­DATES HIS LOOK: MSC school cap­tain Fer­gus Pater­son just can’t keep away from the pages of the sac­ri­fic­ing his lus­cious locks to raise money for cancer re­search.

OUCH!: Lach­lan Bar­rett was ab­so­lutely lov­ing his leg shave and was keen to make it a more reg­u­lar thing in the fu­ture.

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