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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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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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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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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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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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Meet Monica: Wigs For Kids Certified Service Provider and Hair Donation Specialist

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” -Confucius Monica is the owner of Studio Evanesce in Greeley, Colorado. She’s had a passion for the beauty industry for the majority of her life and has been a cosmetologist for over 13 years! Monica recognized the “glow” […]

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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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Wigs For Kids Events And Fundraisers

Tiffany Hosts Fundraiser and Designs & Makes Clay Pins Tiffany organized the Strands of Hope fundraising campaign for Wigs for Kids and raised $2,233.  Experiencing hair loss due to alopecia in her junior year of high school, Tiffany understands the emotions that come with hair loss and the importance of a child having a hairpiece. […]

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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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