YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — Longtime long-haired York Mayor Michael Helfrich got a haircut Tuesday morning as a fundraiser for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which raises money for children’s cancer research. He raised $10,000 for the foundation.
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In addition to the monetary donation, the hair itself will do some good, too. Helfrich said his hair will be donated to a Long Island-based organization called “Hair We Share,” which makes wigs for people who need them.
Helfrich is running for re-election, and he says he plans to grow his hair long again.