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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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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’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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WFK RECIPIENT: PENELOPE

Meet Penelope! Wigs For Kids recipient Penelope is five years old. At the age of six months, her mother Madora noticed her hair falling out in big chunks. At the time, she figured it was just normal shedding. Her mother then shaved all of Penelope’s hair, thinking it may grow normally. Six months later, her […]

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Joanne with her hair piece'

MORE THAN FLOWERS: CHERYL’S FUNDRAISER

“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love. They continue to participate in every act, thought, and decision we make.” -Leo Buscaglia Cheryl’s mother, Joanne, was diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer in 2016. in 2016. Joanne was a mother, wife, grandmother, and friend who was loved dearly. Shortly after starting chemotherapy, […]

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Love, Lolo: Wigs For Kids Recipient

Meet five-year-old recipient Lorelei, who also goes by Lolo! She is currently being treated for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes. This cancer is found most commonly in children under the age of five.  Lolo’s mother, Erin, described her to our team as “the queen of accessories!” […]

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John Dietz before and after hair donation to Wigs For Kids'

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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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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