Harrison Boyle is donating his long locks to The Little Princess Trust who make wigs for kids going through chemotherapy.

Harrison’s lovely long hair coming off for a great cause

A three-year-old Batterstown boy will be having his first haircut later this month – and as well as saying goodbye to his baby curls, he will be raising much needed funds for charity.

Little Harrison Boyle has a massive head of hair and is donating his lovely long locks to The Little Princess Trust who make wigs for kids going through chemotherapy.

His Dad, Stephen and Mum, Grace have decided to put his lovely blonde curls to good use.

“Harrison has a huge head of hair and we are using this to try and help some worthy causes,” says Stephen.

“We’ve decided to use this as an opportunity to raise some money, which will be going to LauraLynn – the children's hospice.”

“He’s always had a lot of hair since he was a baby, but this is definitely an upside to the various lockdowns as we’ve not been able to get it cut.

“As parents we're nervous, as soon as the long hair and curls are cut our baby will become a little boy. We've reluctant to say goodbye to the baby curls - so this at least makes it all worthwhile.”

Stephen explains that Harrison always had a thick healthy head of hair and they decided that when they would cut it, they would donate it to the Little Princess Trust.

“It was probably long enough about a year ago but due to the current restrictions we have had to delay, which is great because that means more hair to donate!

“In the meantime we have also decided to try and use this initiative to raise some funds for another really worthwhile kids charity – LauraLynn.

“Harrison doesn't really have a clue what is going on, but this is too good an opportunity to miss, and I'm sure as he gets older he can be really proud of donating his lovely locks.

“All funds received will be greatly appreciated by LauraLynn and I'm sure Harrison's hair will be put to great use by the Little Princess Trust.”

LauraLynn provides palliative care and support for children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Services include, planned short breaks, end of life care, family support, bereavement care and home support.

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