Megan donates her hair to Little Princess Trust

Eight-year-old Megan Alty has donated her hair to help children with cancer.

Thursday, 13th April 2017, 4:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:59 pm
Megan Alty with her new hair, cut by Lucy Duff, of Lucia Salon, in Lostock Hall, for Little Princess Trust

The St Mary Magdalene’s Catholic Primary School pupil had her long locks chopped off at Lucia Hair and Beauty Salon, in Lostock Hall, raising £250 for The Katy Holmes Trust.

Her hair was donated to make wigs for children with cancer via The Little Princess Trust.

Her mum, Kirsty, of Penwortham, said: “Megan managed to raise £250 in cash and online donations from family, friends and strangers, which is amazing.

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Megan Alty before her cut

“She has donated her hair to The Little Princess Trust and the money will go to The Katy Holmes Trust.

“She wanted to help children who have lost their hair from being ill. And raise money as she knows to give money towards a charity helps to find a cure and helps for equipment and support that may be needed.”

To make a donation to Megan’s fund-raising visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Kirsty-Alty?utm_id=121For another story about two best friends having their hair cut http://www.lep.co.uk/news/best-friends-get-the-chop-for-cancer-patients-1-8464856

Megan Alty before her cut