What an inspirational woman Majella O’ Donnell, wife of Daniel O’ Donnell who is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for Breast Cancer. Majella shaved her head on Friday nights Late Late Show to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
We know how tough it is to go through cancer and to shave your head on national television is a brave and courageous thing to do. She is a true testament to other women who are going through the same thing, that they are not alone and the effect hair loss can have on a women.
Viewers of the show were invited to make donations through the cancer.ie website but a surge of traffic caused it to crash several times last night. These problems have since been rectified and the site is now fully operational.
If you haven’t yet had a chance to support Majella’s Pink Appeal for the Irish Cancer Society you can still do so. You can callSave 1850 60 60 60, text “Pink” to 50300 to donate €4 or visit www.cancer.ie
The level of your support was unprecedented. So far Majella’s appeal has raised €400k to support our free services for women affected by breast cancer and to fund research into better ways to diagnose and treat breast cancer.