Ponytail chopped for charity

Frank Kucey raised funds for the Psalm 23 Transition Society in Abbotsford.

Frank Kucey holds up the ponytail that he had cut off to raise funds for charity. Highest bidder Darcy McDonald (left) performed the duty. Also in the photo is Kristy Keller

Frank Kucey holds up the ponytail that he had cut off to raise funds for charity. Highest bidder Darcy McDonald (left) performed the duty. Also in the photo is Kristy Keller

A local man had his 11-inch ponytail cut off on Dec. 5 to raise money for the Psalm 23 Transition Society.

A group of seven people bid for the rights to chop the hair of Frank Kucey, raising $1,650.

Highest bidder Darcy McDonald cut the ponytail, and Fusion Hair Design then gave Kucey a haircut.

Psalm 23 is a charity that supports people who want to overcome addiction. Among the services it provides are transitional housing, home-cooked meals, mentoring and group counselling, academic upgrading, and vocational skills training.

For more information, visit psalm23society.com.