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‘WEAR A HAT DAY’ RETURNS IN MARCH FOR WIGHT BRAINY BUNCH


The Wight Brainy Bunch are encouraging Islanders to get involved in their 5th ‘Wear a Hat Day’ this March.

March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month in the UK, so what better time to take part in a fun event to recognise this and raise awareness and funds for this devastating disease.

The Island-based charity is asking for everyone to become involved, either in their workplace, school, church or community group, on whichever date in March suits them, by wearing a hat for the day in exchange for a donation!

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Kathryn, Founder/Events Co-ordinator for The Wight Brainy Bunch said:

“Wear a Hat Day has been a longstanding event in March for the national charity ‘Brain Tumour Research’ and we adopted it several years ago to raise money for families locally here on the Island”

The Wight Brainy Bunch was founded by Ryde Firefighter Mark Grimes in 2015 following his own diagnosis of a brain tumour.

The charity now provide emotional support and financial assistance to dozens of Isle of Wight Families facing the same diagnosis, by funding a variety of services, including travel costs to Southampton for treatment, purchasing of specialist equipment, counselling services, physiotherapy to aid mobility, cognitive rehabilitation therapy and memory-making breaks for those with a terminal diagnosis.

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