An AFL star has shaved off his well-known brown curls for charity at Melbourne Soccer Membership’s first Household Day since 2019.
The membership’s annual Household Day has made its extremely anticipated return for the primary time in three years.
Membership ahead Ben Brown has additionally shaved his trademark curls to lift cash and consciousness for kids dwelling with most cancers.
The trigger hits near dwelling for Brown, whose cousin Grace has fought via a long-term battle with leukaemia.
Brown is encouraging followers to donate if ready with proceeds going to the Problem organisation, a not-for-profit that performed an integral position in Grace’s battle towards most cancers.
“Any assist that every one of you may give me alongside that journey, understanding what this woman has gone via and what my household’s gone via would imply the world to me,” Brown mentioned.
“Grace had a fairly robust time of it all through her life … when she was six, she was recognized with leukaemia.
“She has gone via a few years of remedies, a few years within the hospital, had a number of years of every little thing’s all nice after which had a relapse and was recognized with leukaemia once more.”
Happening at Yarra Park on Saturday February 25, this yr marks the primary time the Demons have hosted members and followers on the occasion since 2019.
Happily Grace is now in remission for a second time after receiving remedy with “some wonderful new know-how”, CAR T-cell remedy.
Attendees loved quite a lot of youngsters actions, thrilling actions from membership companions, merchandise offers, giveaways and loads of time to fulfill and hang around with their favorite gamers.