Sali Gray, volunteer fund-raiser, Little Princess Trust, says join us on big pink car rally for trust (From Hereford Times)
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Sali Gray, volunteer fund-raiser, Little Princess Trust, says join us on big pink car rally for trust
8:00am Thursday 5th July 2012 in Letters
MAY I use your column to help me with my search for pink car owners, to join the fifth annual Pink Car Rally, which will take place in August?
Referred to as The Big One, the rally will travel the length of Britain to raise awareness of the Little Princess Trust, a small Herefordshire charity which gives wigs to children throughout the UK.
We have split the route into six daily legs and we are inviting pink car owners to join us for as few or as many legs as they want.
We will leave John O’Groats on August 14, and arrive in Land’s End on August 19. We will travel during the daytime, to ensure we are as visible as possible and there will be pre-arranged lunch-stops, where families can come to see the pink parade.
The route can be found at pinkcar- rally.com and updates regarding stopping places will be added to our blog and Facebook page as they are arranged.
Hair loss at any age is a traumatic experience, but particularly so for children. The ‘real hair’ wigs which the charity gives to both girls and boys are fabulous, and can be styled just like their own hair.
We have set a fund-raising goal for this year’s rally of £10,000 and donations can be made via justgiving.com/sali-gray-2012.
We are also running a Special Pink Raffle, which has the support of celebrity hairdresser Lee Stafford, who has kindly donated a couture cut and a goody bag of his products, for the lucky winner.
Raffle tickets are £1 each at justgiving.com/specialpinkraffle.
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders at the end of 2011 there were 7,792 pink cars on the UK roads, so the potential pinkness is incredible.
If you, or anyone you know, own a pink car, please contact me on 01452 618899 or email sali@businessadvancement.
co.uk for more details.
The aim is that after The Big One, many more families throughout the UK will know who to contact in the sad event that any of their children might lose their hair.
SALI GRAY, Volunteer Fund-raiser, Little Princess Trust.