Rachel's greatest shave

St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals Administration Assistant Rachel Borger recently shaved her hair to raise funds for those with blood cancer as part of World’s Greatest Shave.

Rachel Borger Worlds greatest shave

Rachel Borger Worlds greatest shave

 Rachel said she decided to raise money and donate her hair so it could be made into a wig for those with cancer after a friend had surgery for a brain tumour.

“Thankfully the tumour was benign and when I asked my friend what I could do, she said it would be great if I could help raise awareness or funds for cancer,” she said.

“I had a goal of raising $3,000 and I'm delighted to have raised more than $5,700 to date.”

World’s Greatest Shave is undertaken by the Leukaemia Foundation to raise funds to assist Australians with blood cancer.

Blood cancer in the third most common cause of cancer death in Australia claiming more lives than breast cancer or melanoma.

Every day about 35 people in Australia are diagnosed with blood cancer.

Find out more about Rachel's fundraising effort

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