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Fundraising for Syrian children

A writer who lives in Castle Douglas is raising money for Syrian refugees by shaving his moustache and monobrow. Robin Yassin-Kassab is part of a team that has raised $30,000 so far.

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Pictures: Syrian children helped by Cumbrian fundraiser

Robin Yassin-Kassab is raising money by shaving off his eyebrows to help Syrian refugees.

The money raised will go towards buying hats, coats and blankets for children out in the country.

A child poses for the camera out in Syria Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
The fundraising is to help children out in Syria Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
The money will go towards buying warm clothes and blankets for the children Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
A group of Syrian children Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
The war in Syria has uprooted many children's lives Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
Children in a make-shift school Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
A boy with crutches out in Syria smiles for the camera Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab
Children show the peace sign in Syria Credit: Robin Yassin-Kassab

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