Girls cut hair in mem­ory of Char­lotte’s mum

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Mata­mata teenager Char­lotte Chittick and her friend Madi Swap, both 13, will auc­tion off their hair af­ter they get it cut at a cal­en­dar launch on Au­gust 3. Char­lotte lost her mum, Lisa, to can­cer ear­lier this year.

Both girls will get their hair cut short by Tau­ranga hair­dresser Brett Holmes, who has do­nated his time.

The hair will be made into wigs for women who loose their hair to can­cer.

The Racy Girls cal­en­dar will be launched on Sun­day at The Club­house in Cam­bridge and will fea­ture lo­cal jock­eys in glam­orous out­fits. The out­fits are in­spired by the page’s spon­sors who are var­i­ous lo­cal sta­bles and train­ers.

Char­lotte’s dad Mark will also be auc­tion­ing a tour of his farm, Waikato Stud.

Both a por­tion of the cal­en­dar’s prof­its, and all of the pro­ceeds from the fundraiser, will go to Leukaemia and Blood Can­cer New Zealand.

Cal­en­dar or­gan­iser Zea Marks de­cided to do­nate to the char­ity as she had been close to Lisa’s par­ents.

Photo: SUP­PLIED

CHITTICK FUNDRAISER: Madi Swap, left, and Char­lotte Chittick, both 13, will cut and do­nate their hair to be made into wigs in sup­port of can­cer.

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