Wallingford police raise money to fight cancer with facial hair

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — No-Shave November is wrapping up for officers with the Wallingford Police Department.

Each officer donated a minimum of $50 to the Matthew Hill Foundation to be allowed to grow out their facial hair.

Normally, officers must be clean shaven.

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All month long, authorities grew their facial hair to raise awareness for cancer research and education.

The department’s goal was to raise $3,000, but they ended up bringing in $5,700!

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