A KEIGHLEY tattoo and piercing studio is holding a fundraising day in help of Endometriosis UK.
The Little Tattoo Rooms will provide particular flash tattoos and piercings through the day to boost money for the charity.
There may also be a raffle, espresso and cupcakes on the occasion on March 15 on the studio on the Royal Arcade, off East Parade.
The charity holds a particular place within the coronary heart of proprietor Em Higgins as a result of she lives with the endometriosis.
A spokesman for the studio mentioned: “We’re aiming to boost cash for the charity as it’s severely underfunded and in addition elevate consciousness all this debilitating illness.
“We as a crew see how a lot a lot it impacts Em each day.
“At 25 years previous she’s already had two surgical procedures, been put by way of chemical menopause, and desires an additional two surgical procedures.
“That is on high of the detrimental impacts on psychological well being and fertility, and the battle to obtain enough therapy even after stage 4 analysis.
“Endometriosis is estimated to have an effect on 1.5 to 2 million ladies within the UK however solely receives round £1million in funding per 12 months. That is not even £1 per lady.”
The Little Tattoo Rooms opened in April final 12 months with Keighley-born Em, 25, specialising in black and gray realism and Robbie Fry, 27, from Richmond, specialising in blackwork and neo conventional color.
Inside six months the pair have been profitable sufficient to recruit physique piercer Rachel Prepare dinner and apprentice piercer and artist Frey Burrell.
The spokesman added: “We’re an in depth crew, extra like a little bit household, and this additionally comes throughout in our quirky studio with good homely touches to make sure our purchasers are snug throughout their go to.
“We boast artwork prints from proficient native artists on our partitions in addition to work from artists world wide, and satisfaction ourselves on supporting native artists and companies the place we are able to.”
The Endometriosis UK occasion follows a profitable fundraiser for Keighley Cat Care final November. The crew hope to boost cash for a neighborhood psychological well being charity later this 12 months.
The March fundraiser runs from 11am-5pm, together with a raffle prizes donated by native folks
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