Self-isolating Worksop dad with chronic asthma pledges head shave to fund goodies for nurses

A Worksop father-of-three self-isolating for three months with chronic asthma is shaving his hair off to buy ‘goodies’ for staff at Bassetlaw Hospital.

Thursday, 2nd April 2020, 11:45 am

Logistics manager Graham Easby aims to buy a lorry-load full of chocolate and biscuits for doctors and nurses at the hospital with the proceeds of his shaved hair dare.

Graham, 56, told how his wife Debbie worked as a nurse at the hospital and is still working as an occupational nurse for a food manufacturer.

Though the devoted pair still share the same roof they now sleep in different rooms and eat on opposite sides of the dinner table.

Graham with wife Debbie
Graham with wife Debbie

He said: “I just think doctors and nurses deserve something as a thanks while all this is going on.

“I want to be able to have a lorry full of chocolates and biscuits turn up and distribute them to the doctors and nurses.”

Speaking about losing his locks Graham said: “I don’t like long hair and I’m not going to be able to get it cut.

“Between us we thought ‘I’m not going anywhere for a few months - why not shave it off and raise some money for a good cause’.

Graham hopes to fund goodies for doctors and nurses with a charity head shave

“We thought it would be nice to unite and help make someone smile in times of such uncertainty.

“It’s a bit wispy at the front and receding quite a lot so I’m not sure how good it’s going to look.”

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