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Beyond Making a Difference: Three Wigs For Kids Donors

Because of your financial and hair donations, Wigs For Kids can continue to serve children across the country facing medical related hair loss. In this blog, we’re thrilled to highlight three incredible donors who hosted fundraisers and donated their hair.  Please meet Andrew, Lava and Dailia.  Using Live Stream to Make a Difference Lava is […]

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Creating Everlasting Confidence for Kids: Barbara Paulo

With over 38 years of experience as a Cosmetologist, Wigs For Kids has been Barbara Paulo’s number one passion as a Certified Service Provider and Hair Donation Specialist. Why? Because helping a child feel special and confident is an everlasting reward. “Every day of life is a gift and is meant to make the world […]

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Meet Wigs For Kids Hair Donor and Author Jessica Vik

We’re so proud to feature Jessica Vik, who recently donated her hair for the ninth time, in honor of her mother-in-law. She wrote a poem about her donation in her newly published book, “Island Rhyme,” now available on Amazon. She shared this with our team:  “My hair is really thick and grows fast. I have […]

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Mother’s Day Tribute

Meet Kyler, Wigs For Kids Hair and Financial Donor We met Kyler (@bladesapa)  in 2017 when he was donating his hair for the first time in honor of his mom Dawn. And now, four years later, he’s donated again—and raised more than $4,000 to make an even greater impact!  Our hand-tied hairpiece systems are valued […]

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Girl Scouts Volunteer and Donation Program

In honor of National Girl Scout Day, we want to shine a light on our Girl Scouts Volunteer program! Girl Scouts has partnered with Wigs for Kids to support our mission by helping children regain their confidence after illness-causing hair loss. We hope this program helps young women and girls get involved by learning more […]

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Kate Joins The Wigs For Kids Family, Just Like Her Mom!

Welcome to the Wigs For Kids family, Kate! Sitting at her salon with Hair Donation Specialist, Chelsea Canfield, four-year-old Kate had a giant smile on her face and said, “bye, bye hair!” Nat (Kate’s mom, who also donates her hair!) shared with our team, in June of 2019, her daughter saw a TV commercial with […]

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Meghan Celebrates Her 4th donation to Wigs For Kids

As we close out 2020, the Wigs For Kids team is thrilled to be celebrating 29-year-old, Meghan. A prior Air Force police and mom of three who has donated her hair four times!

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Mom Shaves Her Head in Support of Daughter

Here at Wigs For Kids, 60% of the children we serve have Alopecia. Because of this, we strive to continuously bring awareness to different causes of hair loss, such as Alopecia. This month, we had a special friend, Jeanette, share an amazing video she made with her daughter, Lainey, to capture her shaving her head […]

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Teacher and Coach Gives Back with Hair and Fundraiser

Last month, we (virtually) met Viktor Rusenas, a 26-year-old special education teacher and high school diving coach, from Naperville, Illinois.  An adventurer at heart, Viktor spent 47 days this summer traveling across 18 states on his Harley, and—if that’s not exciting enough—he also became a certified skydiver and spends any extra free time competing in […]

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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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