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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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Click to read article: Join the Ponytail Challenge'

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 from Wigs For Kids'

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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WFK Lee Frederickson and Krista Stier and Kacey Justin'

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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Click to read article: Kayo Beachler’s story on being a Certified Service Provider'

Kayo Beachler’s story on being a Certified Service Provider

Our Certified Service Providers are truly the heart of our mission. They meet recipients and their families, measure and fit their hand-tied hairpieces and style them. With their help, we can continue to give the children we serve the gift of confidence. We’re thrilled to introduce you to Kayo Beachler, a Certified Service Provider of […]

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Click to read article: Cara’s Hairpiece and Wish '

Cara’s Hairpiece and Wish 

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – John F. Kennedy Our mission is to give children the gift of confidence. We serve children who lose their hair due to medical illnesses and conditions. It’s difficult enough dealing with such life-changing complications, we’re here to prevent a lack […]

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Click to read article: Meet Chase: Wigs For Kids Donor'

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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Click to read article: Would You Go Bald For Your Best Friend?'

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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Evan with his family before donating hair'

Evan’s Donation

“Giving back is not just about making a donation, it’s about making a difference.” – Kathy Calvin We’re thrilled to welcome thirteen-year-old Evan to the Wigs For Kids family, who has been growing out his hair since 2019!

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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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