Tattoo parlor to raise money for childhood cancer

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A tattoo parlor in Fayette County will host a fundraiser Sunday to support children facing cancer.

It’s the eighth annual “Tattoos against Cancer” event at Tattoo Charlie’s of Lexington.

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Any time between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, customers can choose a tattoo from a sheet of designs for a minimum donation of $30.

Tattoo Charlie’s says 100 percent of all donations will be given directly to Meghan’s Mountain, a charity focused on providing quality care to children, and their families, going through cancer care.

The parlor says in the past seven years, it has raised over $55 thousand for Meghan’s Mountain.

If you aren’t interested in getting a tattoo, but would still like to participate in the event, you can.

The parlor says you can make a donation through PayPal to “I support Meghan’s Mountain” on Facebook. If you make a donation of $50 or more, you’ll get a free Meghan’s Mountain t-shirt.

To get the shirt, make the donation, then email Jerry at jrstein01@aol.com with your name, phone number and donation amount.

Donations must be made by 11:59 p.m. Sunday to qualify for the t-shirt. Donations can also be dropped off at Tattoo Charlie’s of Lexington.

Tattoo Charlie’s will not be taking appointments during Sunday’s event. All spots are first come, first served.

For more information on the event, click here.