Retired nurse braves shave for cancer
PUBLISHED: 11:20 02 October 2019 | UPDATED: 11:37 02 October 2019
A retired nurse who has witnessed first hand the devastating impact of cancer has shaved her head to raise money for Macmillan Cancer support.
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Jenny Hale, who lives on Salhouse Road, Little Plumstead, had her head shaved as part of a Macmillan Coffee Morning at Heathlands Community Centre and Social Club at Blofield Heath.
A retired nurse, Mrs Hale said she had witnessed many families touched by the disease, and that Macmillan Cancer Support was a charity close to her heart.She said: "I nursed a lot of people with cancer - some recovered but some didn't. Everyone is touched by cancer. I knew, from my career, that when people have chemotherapy and radiotherapy, what they go through is very traumatic for them."
The sponsored shave raised £1,000, taking the fundraiser total to £3,700.