A Laois man chose a cold winter to shave his beard and hair, and raised a huge amount of money for a Laois cancer charity.
John Corcoran of Courtwood Dairy Services went under the razor in a live video on November 27 at 9 p.m. at the Fishermans Inn in Fisherstown.
All this to raise funds for the Center Cuisle de Portlaoise, which helps Laoisians suffering from cancer.
Watch the videos below showing the progress as John goes bald.
He managed to raise 8,805.50 € thanks to public donations.
He recently presented the profits to John Leamy, board member of the Cuisle Cancer Support Center (pictured below).
Courtwood Dairy Services thanked everyone who supported the fundraiser.
“We would like to say a big ‘Thank you’ for all your support and generous donations to Johnny’s Shave … Together we raised € 8,805.50 for the Cuisle Cancer Support Center in Portlaoise. Well done to everyone involved” , they said.
The Cuisle Center also thanked him for his great effort, as well as Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run, who also handed out a big check.
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“We are very grateful to Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run and John Corcoran Courtwood Dairy Services. This money will go a long way to supporting those touched by cancer in our local community, ”the center said.
The center will also benefit from other fundraisers in Laois, including the Christmas Truck and Tractor Run by Mountmellick Macra, see photos below.
The Cuisle Center, based on Block Road near Portlaoise Hospital, offers a variety of touch / non-touch therapy and cancer nursing education and support programs to patients and their families. All are provided free of charge, funded by the community. See https://cuislecancersupport.com/