A Burnley woman has come up with a really hair raising idea to thank hospice nurses who took care of her mum.
Daring Michelle Barlow it is to have her pixie style crop transformed into a multi-coloured Mohican and she is being sponsored to raise cash for Pendleside Hospice.
So far she has raised £190 and hopes to boost that total even further when people know what she is doing.
Michelle, of Hargrove Avenue, said: “I wanted to do something different and the Mohican will certainly be that! It won’t be a punk rocker style cut but it will definitely get me noticed and hopefully it will encourage people to make a donation when they know why I have done it.’’
Michelle resolved to help the hospice as her mum, Mrs Janet Barlow, is currently being treated there after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. After a successful operation, Janet (52) has now received the all clear but still makes regular visits to the hospice. Michelle, who is mum to Dylan (six) and four-year-old Isobel, who both attend St Mary Magdalene’s Primary School in Burnley, added: “The staff at the hospice are wonderful, the work they do is amazing, they have helped us so much.
“When I found out they rely entirely on public funding I wanted to do something to help.’’
Michelle will be transformed into a Mohican on Thursday, October 17th, at Emma B’s salon in Colne Road, Burnley, and if you would like to sponsor her she can be contacted by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection boxes have also been set up at St Mary Magdalene’s Primary School in Wellfield Drive, Burnley and the salon.