Helping Hands hero braves the wax for charity - The Leamington Observer

Helping Hands hero braves the wax for charity

HELPING Hands hero Steve Atherton is soon to tick off another one of his charitable challenges.

The dad-of-two is braving the beautician’s worst weapon – the wax strip – to raise money for the Leamington homeless support charity.

Thanks to Simply Nails and Beauty in Warwick, Steve’s legs, chest and back are set to be silky smooth this summer.

Steve will boldly face his challenge on Saturday July 29, during Warwick Folk Festival.

His year of compassion began when he turned 56 in May, after being shocked by the number of homeless people in Leamington.

From performing ten pull-ups and dressing up as a knight, to abseiling and and completing 56 runs each with 56 different people – Steve has collectively set himself around 280 challenges.

So far he has taken on a run around the Swedish city Gothenburg, made a guest appearance on a Warwick market stall, and completed a race dressed as a giant ketchup bottle.

Visit to support Steve in his latest challenge.


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