Headshave in support of Doncaster dad raises thousands for cancer charity

A sponsored head shave in support of a young Doncaster dad diagnosed with cancer has topped the £3,000 mark.

Tuesday, 14th February 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:08 am
Sponsored headshave in support of Scott Richardson

A sum of £3,335 was raised for Cancer Research by the brother, cousin and five friends of Scott Richardson of Kirk Sandall.

Doncaster Council employee Scott, 27, is married to Kirsten with a son Harry, 22 months. He was told he had bowel cancer in January this year, and is being treated in Doncaster.

Sponsored headshave for Cancer Research in support of Scott Richardson

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His brother Matt Richardson organised the February 9 headshave, with cousin Dan Hirst and friends Jack Barnes, Tom Scott, Aaron Smith, Luke Pepper and Kyle Fletcher.

Matt said: “We are really grateful and overwhelmed by the support we have received and the money we have subsequently raised for Cancer Research. It means a lot to us all and we can’t thank everyone enough.”

Kirsten Richardson said: “We think the boys are amazing for doing the head shave and find it incredible that so much money has been raised in such a short space of time. Everyone has been so kind.”

Anyone wishing to add a donation can still do so at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ScottRichardson05?utm_source=Facebook

Sponsored headshave for Cancer Research in support of Scott Richardson