Ukraine appeal: Fife women smash fundraising target ten times over with head shave

Two Fife women who shaved their heads in a bid to raise £500 to help Ukranian refugees have smashed their target ten times over.

Wednesday, 9th March 2022, 2:32 pm

Elizabeth Adams and Alexa Stewart from Falkland have now raised £5800 for the British Red Cross’ DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal – and the total is still rising.

They took their seats in the window of Elizabeth’s Fayre Earth Shop in Falkland today, and were watched by a crowd of spectators as they had their heads shaved.

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Elizabeth Adams and Alex Stewart

As the clippers were wielded a further £260 was added to their total.

Elizabeth said: “We all feel helpless in this situation. Fundraising enables us to show we care.

“We have had a lot of support - so many people were outside the shop watching while we had our heads shaved.”

Elizabeth Adams and Alexa Stewart in the shop window after the £5000 fundraising head shave

The duo set an initial target of £500 only to see that smashed as money poured into their online fundraiser.

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