Botetourt County’s “Fuzzy ‘Fuzz'” help raise more than $3,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

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(Photo: Courtesy Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office)

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Thanks to Botetourt County deputies spending nearly three months as “the Fuzzy ‘Fuzz,'” the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital was able to receive a check for $3,260 this week.

According to the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office, from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2020, deputies grew out their beards in order to raise money for the hospital.

Thanks to the deputies’ participation and donations, the sheriff’s office says they raised $2,810 for St. Jude’s, as well as an extra $450 from citizens who contributed to the cause.

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