Maria Brooker and Rachel Hill tell us about the Blue Hair Day campaign, which they started to raise money for Harrison’s Fund, a charity working hard to eradicate Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic disease which currently has no cure. Listen to the interview below:


In the interview you will hear about:

  • What Harrison’s Fund do and who they help
  • Why Maria and Rachel (along with a few others) started the Blue Hair Day campaign
  • How the campaign went from a local one to a national one
  • The importance of the date of the Blue Hair Day campaign (26th June)
  • How the first Blue Hair Day campaign went in 2015 and the plans for 2016
  • How researchers believe Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a curable disease, and how action now could really help boys being born now with the disease
  • How you can get involved in Blue Hair Day

Click here to listen to the interview in iTunes.

For more information about Harrison’s Fund please click here to visit their website.

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Nisha Kotecha is the Founder of Good News Shared. Having worked and volunteered for charities in the UK for over 10 years, Nisha is on a mission to highlight how amazing charities are.

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