Friends shave heads in Stratford for Oliver’s cancer treatment

Lisa Terry, right, with Oliver Smith and his parents Natalie and Thomas Oliver while she gets her he

Lisa Terry, right, with Oliver Smith and his parents Natalie and Thomas Oliver while she gets her head shaved for the Oliver Smith's Appeal. - Credit: Archant

Three friends shaved their hair off to pay for treatment for a child who suffers from a rare form of brain cancer.

Oliver, two, is fighting neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood cancer, and his parents Natalie and Thomas have launched a campaign called Help Oliver Smith Beat Nuroblastoma to raise at least £150,000 to pay for an operation abroad should he have a relapse.

Natalie, who lives on the Isle of Sheppey, described Oliver as “like any other two-year-old boy. He likes Fireman Sam, Peppa Pig, loves balloons and footballs.”

Lisa Terry, a family friend, shaved off her blonde hair cheered on by Oliver and his parents at Westfield Stratford City on June 1 alongside friends Kelly Hall and Ricky Brown.

So far, the Oliver Smith Appeal has raised £4,612. Donations can be made by visiting http://www.justgiving.com/oliver-smith-appeal or by text message by texting OLIS99 and your amount £1- £10 to 70070.


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