#MayasLoveBank Hair Cut Challenge

#MayasLoveBank Hair Cut Challenge

From Amanda Burgess-Proctor

Our 11-year old daughter Maya uses a robot to attend school virtually while undergoing treatment for lymphoma at Beaumont Children's Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. We are raising money to buy more robots for BCH patients.

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10 days ago

Earlier today, Bryan, Maya, and I had the honor of presenting Beaumont Child Life Program representatives with a check for $10,000 to purchase not one but TWO additional robots! This gift was made possible by the generosity of each person who has supported our #MayasLoveBank Hair Cut Challenge. We are so grateful for the opportunity and grateful to all of you.

We still have more than $2000 in remaining donations (including those given to us independently of this Fundly page), and the Hair Cut Challenge remains in effect through Saturday, February 9th! As we have already doubled our goal of purchasing one robot, all additional funds will go to support programming and resources at the Skandalaris Family Center for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders (where Maya receives her outpatient treatment) and the Beaumont Child Life Program.

We are blessed by the kindness of every person who has helped make this fundraiser an enormous success. Thank you!

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#MayasLoveBank Hair Cut Challenge

In November 2018, 11-year old Maya Proctor of Royal Oak, MI was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

Chemotherapy caused Maya to lose 25 inches of hair. Now she is challenging others to cut their hair to raise money for a good cause!

Thanks to funding from Children’s Miracle Network, Maya has been using a robot to virtually attend school during her treatment at Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak. She is the only pediatric patient to have this opportunity as there is only one robot available at Beaumont. Maya and her family want to make this technology more widely available so that additional children can stay connected to school during their hospital stays.

On Sunday, December 30 from 12-4pm, stylists at 6 Salon in Birmingham will offer complimentary cuts to anyone pledging to donate $10 per inch (or $50 per shaved head) for the purchase of additional robots for Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

The #MayasLoveBank Hair Cut Challenge will remain open through Saturday, February 9 at 6 Salon locations in Royal Oak and Birmingham.

All proceeds will go toward the purchase of additional robots, manufactured by Double Robotics, and related equipment. The total purchase and operational cost per robot is approximately $5000.

Alternatively, donations may be made directly to Children's Miracle Network by clicking here.

To gather strength for the challenges ahead, Maya’s family came up with the idea of creating a “Love Bank” where friends and relatives could make deposits of prayers, positive energy, and healing wishes. Maya’s account quickly was filled to capacity thanks to her family’s incredible support network, so now they want to share that wealth with others.  #MayasLoveBank

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Amanda Burgess-Proctor posted a new update:
10 days ago

Update #1

Earlier today, Bryan, Maya, and I had the honor of presenting Beaumont Child Life Program representatives with a check for $10,000 to purchase not one but TWO additional robots! This gift was made possible by the generosity of each person who has supported our #MayasLoveBank Hair Cut Challenge. We are so grateful for the opportunity and grateful to all of you.

We still have more than $2000 in remaining donations (including those given to us independently of this Fundly page), and the Hair Cut Challenge remains in effect through Saturday, February 9th! As we have already doubled our goal of purchasing one robot, all additional funds will go to support programming and resources at the Skandalaris Family Center for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders (where Maya receives her outpatient treatment) and the Beaumont Child Life Program.

We are blessed by the kindness of every person who has helped make this fundraiser an enormous success. Thank you!

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