Sis­ters have glam­our fac­tor all wrapped up

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Burswood -

RIVER­VALE sis­ters Sureyya Demir and Leila Al­bat­tal have a pas­sion to change the way women feel after los­ing hair as a re­sult of can­cer treat­ment.

Their pas­sion was ig­nited by their own ex­pe­ri­ence after their mother was di­ag­nosed with breast can­cer and now they want to help women to feel con­fi­dent about their ap­pear­ance.

On Sun­day, 500 peo­ple are ex­pected to don pink scarves and walk­ing shoes as they join the sis­ters in their mis­sion as they host the in­au­gu­ral Pink Scarf Day at Bur­swood Park.

The sis­ters want the event to be­come an an­nual pro­gram to raise aware­ness of breast can­cer and have plans to ex­pand the pro­gram next year to in­clude a fash­ion show.

Peo­ple tak­ing part in the Francesca Bu­colo, Sureyya Demir and Ena Jaraba with their pink scarves. walk don’t need to pay a reg­is­tra­tion fee but are asked to make a do­na­tion on the day.

Do­na­tions will go to­ward a work­shop for breast can­cer pa­tients who would like to learn ways to wear a head scarf.

Do­na­tions will also go to the Can­cer Coun­cil of WA.

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