Charity Ball hosts annual Hair for Hope event

Today, in the concourse between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Laurier’s Charity Ball hosted its annual Hair for Hope event. Along with a bake sale, students were able to line up for a $5 hair cut from professional hairdressers.

“Charity Ball has been using Hair for Hope as a fundraiser for the last few years,” said fourth-year psychology student and member of Charity Ball council, Ashley Johns.

“Every student wants a $5 haircut.”

This year the money raised by Charity Ball will be going to the organization Epilepsy Waterloo-Wellington, which according to Charity Ball council members is a very underfunded group.

The event happens once every semester, and according to council members, there has been a line-up since the event kicked off Monday morning.

“It’s a great way to get all of the Laurier community involved and not just a specific group,” said third-year general arts student Ashley Digioacchino.

She added that the more people come out, the happier they are.

“I am really happy bout the turnout,” said Johns.

“It’s great to see people coming out and supporting us and supporting the charity.”