Maxine braves the shave in Hucknall to raise nearly £1,200 for cancer charity

A popular staff member from Hucknall’s branch of The Nottingham Building Society is on course to raise more than £1,100 for charity after having her long blonde hair shaved off for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 1:00 pm

Customer services assistant Maxine Lewis took part in the charity’s Brave The Shave fundraiser, outside the branch on High Street, last Friday (July 9).

More than £1,100 has already been raised and that total may eventually be as high as £1,200 when all donations are totted up.

Maxine explained: “I’m delighted to have raised nearly £1,200 and would like to say a huge thank-you to those people who kindly contributed.”

Hucknall woman Maxine Lewis shows off her former locks after having her head shaved for charity.
Hucknall woman Maxine Lewis shows off her former locks after having her head shaved for charity.

Colleague Helen Beale wielded the scissors on the day to remove the blonde locks and said: “We are all so proud of Maxine for doing this.”

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