Super League players are taking on the #CareWithHairChallenge in support of the Community Integrated Care charity.
Castleford centre Peter Mata’utia has shaved his head but kept a tail at the back, which he has dyed pink! Hull KR winger Ben Crooks has also dyed his hair green in aid of the charity.
The money I would have paid for a cut is being donated at https://t.co/W7v8aAo1aR to help care services through this crisis.
#ItAintForLikesItsForLife #positivevibes @Moala7Akauola pic.twitter.com/MpVFMJ3Ned
— PeanutMatautia (@PeteMatautia) May 4, 2020
Community Integrated Care supports thousands of people who have learning disabilities, dementia, autism and mental health concerns. The charity has helped to develop a number of pioneering projects with rugby league – including the Learning Disability Super League.
I don’t have much left to play with any more but whilst I have here you go! @PeteMatautia
— Ben Crooks (@crooksie13) May 5, 2020
Sky Sports pundit Terry O’Connor, who is an ambassador for Community Integrated Care, launched the challenge by getting a trim at home.
He said: “I’m proud to help kick off this campaign. Having worked with the charity for some time now, I know that Community Integrated Care is an incredible organisation, so it would be fantastic to see the sport of rugby league get behind it at this difficult time.
“The charity is doing everything in its power to keep the people safe, happy and well, and to care for their carers who are working tirelessly right now.
“At a time when lots of us are fixing our own hair, this is a great way to give back, have fun and make a real difference. Please get involved!”
Proud ambassador of our charity, Terry O’Connor from @SkySports, is taking on the #CareWithHair challenge!
Donating money saved on his ✂️ to help care services through this crisis, at: https://t.co/RZik1C3gwF
— Community Integrated (@ComIntCare) April 27, 2020
How to get involved?
- Donate the money you would have spent on a haircut www.carewithhair.co.uk
- Share a video on social media using the #CareWithHair and tell people you’ve donated
- Nominate your family and friends to do the same
- If someone declines to do it, they can still donate!
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