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Susan Hermitage

Orla's great hair donation

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hello, my name is Orla. I am 7 years old and I would like to cut lots of my hair off and donate it to the Little Princess Trust to make a wig for another child who has lost their hair through chemotherapy. [/p][p]I have Cancer. A brain tumour. I have had it since I was a baby and I have been through lots of chemotherapy myself and have lost all my hair before so I know what it is like. I love my long hair, I love playing with it and I love it when Mummy plaits it for me. But I would love to do this for someone else going through a horrible time.[/p][p]I would also like to raise lots and lots of money for my friend, Thomas. I met Thomas when we were both very little, and we were on ward C2 in Addenbrooke's Hospital receiving treatment for our brain tumours. Unfortunately, my friend Thomas didn't make it. He died 3 years ago when we were both just 4. Thomas and I were the same age, he was only a few weeks older than me. I miss him a lot, but not as much as his Mummy, Daddy, and brother and sister do. If we raise lots of money for Thomas's Fund we could help to fund research into a very specific type of brain tumour that children like Thomas had, and I still have. While it can't help Thomas now, it might help me and lots of other people like me. [/p][p]So I am doing this for all my friends who have been through and continue to go through cancer treatment, and for all of those I have lost. [/p][p]Thank you for reading and thank you in advance for donating ...because I am sure you will ;)[/p][p]With lots and lots of love, Orla Chops xxx[/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

29 Jan 2019



Feb 12, 2019


Well Dunn Orla. Such a brave thing to do. Old golfers like me might even do the same! Thanks A Gain Sugar. [ Grandad will explain ].

£300.00 plus £75.00 Gift Aid

Feb 6, 2019


Well done Orla. Love to all Julia xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 3, 2019

Chris and Irene Marley

Lots of love to you Orla very well done.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 2, 2019

Amy and George xx

You are an inspiration to us all, keep fighting beautiful girl xx


Feb 1, 2019


Well done Orla, such a big thing to do, so kind of you. Love Marg, Jay, Freya & Ruben xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Feb 1, 2019


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Feb 1, 2019


Well done Orla, you are an amazing young girl, love to you and your family. Natalie and Anthony xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jan 31, 2019

Love Grant Megan Sean Jack and Lauren xxx

Orla you are such a brave girl, what a lovely thing to do. With all our love, Grant, Megan, Sean, Jack and Lauren xxx

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jan 30, 2019


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jan 30, 2019

John and Sally Carter

Fantastic achievement so far - well done!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid