Eliza raises over £1,000 for Little Princess Trust by donating eleven inches of her hair

The eight year old, from Bognor Regis, had her hair cut on April 26, raising enough money to make two wigs for a charity which makes wigs for children going through cancer treatment

Monday, 10th May 2021, 10:16 am
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 11:09 am

Eliza-Grace Collier has been raising money for The Little Princess Trust since April 13 after being inspired by a YouTube video about other children cutting their hair for the cancer support charity.

Facing the scissors on April 26, she gave up ten inches of her eighteen-inch long hair- which she had grown out to look like Rapunzel- to the cancer support charity.

“It was really good,” she said. “I wasn’t very scared, I knew it was going to turn out very great.”

Eliza-Grace Collier afterv donating her hair on April 26

Eliza had her haircut at home by family hairdresser Mel, but, as a special treat for her donation, MVbeauty in the Hilton Hotel Avisford gave her a free pamper treatment, including a free manicure, pedicure and foot massage. ge.

Mum Lisa Collier,41, said her daughter “was made to feel like a real princess” and that she “absolutely loved it,” but Eliza insists the real pleasure came from knowing she had helped someone in need: “The reason I’m not missing (my hair) is because I know that someone out there actually needs my hair,” she said.

“She was really brave,” Ms Collier added. “I was quite emotional watching it, I didn’t think I would be but I really was. It’s just sheer pride, though. She’s an amazing little girl and I couldn’t be more proud.”

Eliza-Grace’s fundraiser will continue until May 21, giving her even more time to raise money for The Little Princess Trust.

Eliza before having her hair cut

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