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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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Meet Chase: Wigs For Kids Donor

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill Meet Wigs For Kids donor Chase. Due to restrictions at school, he had to wear his hair above his collar, and he remembers a promise he made to his mom that when he was able to grow it, he would. And he […]

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Would You Go Bald For Your Best Friend?

  “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” – Bill Waterson Mary and Whitney have been best friends for nearly a decade. In 2017, Mary started losing her eyebrows and eyelashes for the first time, and upon visiting a doctor, was diagnosed with Alopecia. Whitney told her that if she […]

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The Dietz Family Donates to Wigs For Kids

It’s always uplifting when someone close to you inspires you to do something that makes a difference. Meet Danielle Dietz, who donated four ponytails to Wigs For Kids in 2019. She’s donated a few times because she loves how it feels to help someone she doesn’t know, and she has always hoped that her donations […]

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Click to read article: Blossoming Lilly'

Blossoming Lilly

Lilly was diagnosed with Alopecia Totalis at two years old. Alopecia Totalis is a condition of complete hair loss on the entire body. When diagnosed, Lilly didn’t have much of a reaction to it, but her mother Shana felt a wide range of emotions including confusion, sadness, and concern. She was afraid for Lilly, worried […]

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Click to read article: Leukemia Survivor Gives Back'

Leukemia Survivor Gives Back

Kiran was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was only 18 months old. She proved to be a fighter, even as an infant. Asha, Kiran’s mother, still remembers the words from the doctor, “your daughter has Leukemia.” Though her head was spinning, she knew her faith would carry her family through. “Kiran was, and still is, […]

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From My Head to Hers- Maria’s Hair Donation Story

Winner of a Google Breakthrough in Technology Award, Maria Alvarez’s film “From My Head to Hers” documents the process of creating a Hair Replacement System from Wigs for Kids – from hair donor to recipient and everything in between. Follow along as we meet Kenzie, who was diagnosed with Alopecia at 9 months old. She […]

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Meet Hannah: Wigs For Kids Recipient 

Meet Hannah: Wigs For Kids Recipient Because of the generous hair and monetary donations we receive, Wigs For Kids is able to provide hand-tied hairpieces to children and their families at no cost to them—children like Hannah. “I feel more comfortable and less self-conscious having my hairpiece. I feel like I can be myself more,” […]

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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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