It’s a big step for a young girl to get her beautiful hair cut.
But Aoife O’Sullivan knows that there are millions of young girls aorund the world less fortunate than herself.
That’s what let Aoife and mum Roisin, from Gaoth Dobhair, to having their long lochs cut today and donating their hair to the Rapunzel Foundation.
The Rapunzel Foundation is an organisation which helps people with hair loss through the collection of pony tails for the manufacture of natural hair wigs.
Collecting ponytails from donors helps to address the current wig-hair shortage and also assists in alleviating the cost of wig purchase for those who need it most.
Aoife, who is 9, mentioned she wanted to do something special and mentioned the Rapunzel Foundation to her mum.
And instead of trying to put Aoife off the idea, proud mum Roisin decided to join her!
The girls called in to the Patrick Gildea Hairdressing team in Letetrkenny today who not only gave them VIP treatment but also left them with amazing new looks.
Two beautiful transformations for two lovely people and a fantastic cause.