20th Oct, 2020

Kind-hearted Bromsgrove girl Maisie loses her locks to raise £400 for Maz and Jay

A KIND-HEARTED Bromsgrove girl has lost her long locks to raise almost £400 towards the making memories fund for Maz Hartnett and husband-to-be Jay Snellus who has an incurable brain tumour.

Maisie Bartlett, who has just turned nine and goes to Charford First School, had 11 inches of her hair cut which will also go to the Little Princess Trust.

The charity provides real hair wigs free of charge to children and young people up to the age of 24 who have lost their own hair due to cancer treatment and other conditions.

The couple, who presented Maisie with a teddy bear to say thank you, are due to be married on Tuesday, May 14, following a fund-raising campaign by the Bromsgrove community.

Jay, 34, was diagnosed with the giloblastoma tumour which came as devastating news to him, Maz, 36, and their children.

A fund-raising page was set up so the family, who live in Sidemoor, could make as many happy memories as possible, including the couple’s dream wedding.

People from across the district rose to the challenge and within a matter of weeks, thanks to donations by residents and companies and fund-raising activities, the wedding, cars, dress, flowers, jewellery and cake were all put in place.

There was a pig roast, photobooth and even a ‘ring bearing owl’ pledged to bring more glamour to their special day.

A top Asian film producer, photographer and production company owner also came forward and will ensure the lasting memories of the wedding are presented in the best possible way.

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