Fundraising Feature: 14-year-old Tayla has a close-shave for M.E. | 28 January 2019

January 28, 2019


Helen Hyland, Fundraising Manager, ME Association.

What a transformation! Tayla Jones, aged just 14 years, is our very first fundraiser of the year.

Tayla had her head shaved for M.E. earlier this month because, she says “I grew up with a parent who has M.E. and it’s very difficult for me to watch my mum struggle with everyday things”.

Tayla wanted not just to raise funds, but to do her bit to make a real difference.

Thank you Tayla for being so brave. Not just in shaving your head, but also in sharing your story. I know just how hard it can be for children growing up in a family when a parent has M.E. You are an inspiration to us all. 

Tayla’s fundraising page is still open, if you’d like to show her your support.

And if one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to do some fundraising for M.E. in 2019, do please get in touch with Helen Hyland via phone (01280 838964) or email.

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