École Sherwood Park Elementary
North Vancouver School District
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Kindergarten Teacher Donates Hair to Canadian Cancer Society Wig Bank

October 24, 2017

​This past Friday, October 20th, Darlene Sulis, Kindergarten Teacher at Sherwood Park Elementary, donated her hair to the Canadian Cancer Society Wig Bank on live-air TV.

Inspired by her class of Kindergarten students who recently participated in the Terry Fox run, Darlene had many discussions about what it means to help others and be a good friend.

darlene-sulis.jpg"When I saw that this fundraiser would be happening, it felt like an authentic moment to 'practice what I preach'." says Darlene. "Like many, I've recently had a number of people close to me whose lives have been forever-changed battling cancer."

Darlene says she can't wait to grow her hair out and make the donation again.

"This has been a very rewarding process for myself and my class; I couldn't have done it without their support and the support of my amazing teaching partner."

To read the full article, including Darlene's story, visit GlobalNews.ca: https://globalnews.ca/news/3802661/stories-of-giving-why-women-and-girls-are-donating-their-hair-to-canadian-cancer-society-wig-bank/.