Wanstead ‘Rapunzel’ raises £1,000 to lop off locks for charity
PUBLISHED: 10:02 28 July 2020
A five-year-old Wanstead girl has raised more than £1,000 to chop off 15 inches of her hair to donate to the Little Princess Trust charity.
Amelie Tarr has been growing her long, blonde locks since she was a baby and never wanted to cut it until last year when she saw a sick child with cancer on television who had no hair.
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After mum Daniella Tarr explained to her that sick children can receive a wig of real hair from other people Amelie was convinced she wanted to help.
They set a plan to cut her hair in August before school starts and started a fundraiser last week which passed £1,000 in just a few days. Daniella said: “To say we are proud of her would be an understatement, she is such a kind-hearted and beautiful child with wisdom beyond her years.”
If you want to contribute before the big chop on August 26 at Click Beautique, in Wanstead High Street, visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/amelie-tarr
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