Sidmouth’s ‘overwhelming’ support for Wear a Hat fundraiser

Wear a Hat Day supporters enjoying raising funds doe Brain Tonour Research

Wear a Hat Day supporters enjoying raising funds doe Brain Tonour Research - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee.

Two Sidmouth women have been ‘overwhelmed’ by the generosity of the town’s residents. 

Charlotte Reid and Charlie Gwillim have thanked everyone who took part in a virtual ‘Wear a Hat Day’ to raise funds for the Brain Tumour Research. 

In a joint statement, the two women, who both suffer with effects of the illness, said: “Thank you to everyone who donned a hat, took a photo and posted to our Facebook page and special thanks go to Johanna Morgan and all her JM DanceFit crews, young and old, Charlotte Norton and the Sidmouth Skate Squad, the Sidmouth Herald and everyone who donated. 

Jenny Kay wearing a hat for Brain Tumour Research

Jenny Kay wearing a hat for Brain Tumour Research - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee.

“Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee (Wear a Hat Day committee members Liz Clode and Alexa Baker) enjoyed raising awareness (of the illness) in town on Saturday, although they were mistaken for a chicken at one point.” 

Helen Akay wearing a hat for Brain Tumour Research

Helen Akay wearing a hat for Brain Tumour Research - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee

Ella Robinson, Charlie’s best friend, continues her walks to the end of March and donations can be made www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Ella-robinson93

Donations to Brain Tumour Research, via Charlotte Reid’s brain tumour warrior Angela Reid, can be made by visiting www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Angela-Reid11

Carlotte Reid, who suffers with a brain tumour, on Wear a Hat Day in Sidmouth

Carlotte Reid, who suffers with a brain tumour, on Wear a Hat Day in Sidmouth - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee


Charlie Gwillim on Wear a Hat Day

Charlie Gwillim on Wear a Hat Day - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee


Alexa Baker donning a hat to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

Alexa Baker donning a hat to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee


'Tweedle Dee and Tweddle Dum' on Wear a Hat day in Sidmouth

'Tweedle Dee and Tweddle Dum' on Wear a Hat day in Sidmouth - Credit: Sidmouth Wear a Hat Day committee


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