Ready, set, wax. Become a Hairless Hero for kid’s with cancer
Every day, three Australian families will be impacted by childhood cancer. “And while medical treatments are advancing, the non-medical impacts are often overlooked and unsupported,” said Monique Keighery, CEO of national children’s cancer charity Redkite.
This year, Redkite is calling on Australians to become hairless heroes by waxing part of their body in the name of raising money for families facing childhood cancer.
By sacrificing a little bit of hair, the funds raised during their ‘You Little Ripper’ campaign go towards providing critical emotional, financial and practical support to these families.
Central Coast local Nathan Jepson shared, “Redkite’s support is nothing short of life-changing. When you join ‘You Little Ripper’ or encourage your friends and family to become hairless heroes, you’re not just making a donation. You are reaching out to families like ours, who are grappling with the harsh realities of childhood cancer. I’ll never forget the day we learned that our precious son, Ollie, had brain cancer.
“Ollie’s battle with cancer throws us new challenges every day, but we know that our family’s struggles aren’t unique. The ‘You Little Ripper’ campaign taps into the power of community spirit, aiming to amplify Redkite’s amazing work so that no family in Australia has to face the non-medical challenges of childhood cancer alone.
“We’re calling on fellow Aussies to step up and get a feel for being a hairless hero, just like my son Ollie.”