Charles Darwin University’s Palmerston Campus hosted the World’s Greatest Shave yesterday – ‘taking it all off’ for a good cause.
The Campus’ contribution to one of Australia's biggest fundraising events saw students turn out in force for hair cuts, colours and shaves, eagerly provided by students from the School of Hairdressing.
Master of Ceremony duties were shared between School of Tourism and Hospitality’s Judy Goodwin and Neville Wiggins from the Centre for Access and ESL.
By participating in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave To Care and Cure event Palmerston Campus helped raise money and awareness for cancer research
The participates were part of 100,000 people across the country who pledge to shave or colour their hair each year to raise fund for cancer research..
The funds raised by the Palmerston Campus event will help toward the provision of support services, counselling, education programs and practical assistance free of charge to patients and families living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders.