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Evelyn’s Journey With Alopecia, Featuring Wigs For Kids Certified Service Stephanie Henson

Though six-year-old Evelyn competes in ice skating competitions and took center stage at America’s Beauty Show this spring to show off her hand-tied hairpiece from Wigs For Kids, she says she doesn’t feel like a star. But she should. Evelyn, along with her father Chris and mother Tara, is helping raise awareness about alopecia—an autoimmune […]

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The Beauty Cast Network: Helping People Grow In The Beauty, Barber, & Wellness Industries

When Beauty Cast Network and Wigs For Kids shared the stage this spring at America’s Beauty Show in Chicago, you would think they’ve been working together for years—as they both help hair stylists enrich their careers.  However, when the network invited the nonprofit to the show as its guest, it was the first time these […]

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Wigs For Kids Team Seeking Certified Service Providers: How you can help!

Hairstylists are known for their caring, compassionate nature. After all, their job is to make people look and feel their best. It’s no surprise that they are the ones who champion the Wigs For Kids nonprofit, which provides handtied hairpieces at no cost to children who are experiencing hair loss—whether undergoing cancer treatments or suffering […]

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Meet Kaydence and Chad Keast: A Wigs For Kids recipient and her Wigs For Kids Certified Service Provider

Kaydence and Chad joined onstage together at America’s Beauty Show to share their story and how Wigs For Kids helped enrich both of their lives. Twelve-year-old Kaydence embraces her name, whose African-American origins translate to “in rhythm,” and connote a free-spirited individual. But more importantly this courageous girl, who has been bald most of her […]

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Meet: Wigs For Kids Hair and Financial Donor Bruce

In many ways Bruce Hernandez is your typical seven-year-old. He likes to play with his brother and dog, as well as the piano and tennis. But what makes him stand out is his motivation to help others – at such a young age – and a big heart. Bruce, whose hair grew long when the […]

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Click to read article: Trichotillomania: A lesser-known cause of hair loss and Alaina’s story'

Trichotillomania: A lesser-known cause of hair loss and Alaina’s story

Most of us at some point have bitten our nails, cracked our knuckles, pulled our hair, or gnawed on our lips when we feel anxious. But for some people, these repetitive behaviors are a more complex disorder that can cause them to touch their hair and body in ways that result in physical damage. For […]

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Join the Ponytail Challenge

Here at Wigs for Kids, we rely on the generous gift of hair to be able to provide human hair wigs to the hundreds of recipients served each year. If you live in the Greater Cleveland area, there are two upcoming Cut-a-thons. If you are unable to attend either Cut-a-thon, you can still donate your […]

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Rapunzel Receives a Wig

For a seven-year-old girl nicknamed “Rapunzel,” losing her hair during cancer treatment was especially difficult. Olivia, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin Lymphoma, shares other similar traits with this 1812 German fairy tale heroine and modern-day Disney protagonist besides beautiful tresses that trailed below the waist. They also share a fighting spirit. “When our […]

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Krista Champions For Charitable Causes

While most families pass down cherished recipes or heirloom jewelry from generation to generation, Lee Frederickson shared her giving spirit with her daughter Krista Stier. Lee founded Andra K Salon and Spa in Clearwater, Minnesota, 46 years ago, and today Krista is the owner and continues to champion charitable causes that are near and dear […]

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About Wigs For Kids

Wigs For Kids is a nonprofit organization that helps children suffering from hair loss stemming
from chemotherapy, radiation therapy, alopecia, trichotillomania, burns, and other medical
causes. Stylists and regular people just like you work together to give recipients the self-esteem
and self-image they deserve.

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