Edinburgh girl cuts off hair for charity

Isla donated her hair to make wigs for children with cancer

Isla donated her hair to make wigs for children with cancer

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A NINE-year-old girl from Gullane, East Lothian, has raised £900 for The Teapot Trust Charity by cutting-off her hair and, in the process, helped provide wigs for children who have lost their own hair after cancer treatment.

Loretto Junior School pupil, Isla Yong not only had seven inches of hair cut-off to raise funds for her mother’s charity, The Teapot Trust, but also donated her hair for cancer charity, The Little Princess Trust.

Isla cut off her long hair for charity

Isla cut off her long hair for charity

The Teapot Trust is dedicated to providing professional art therapy in a medical environment to children coping with chronic illness and the Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs for children with hair loss.

Philip Meadows, Head of Loretto Junior School, said, “We are all very proud of Isla and her selfless idea of having her long hair cut off for charity. She not only raised a lot of money for The Teapot Trust but also donated much needed hair for The Little Princess Trust.”

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