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Cara receives her wig from Wigs For Kids'

Meet a Wigs For Kids Recipient: Cara

This week, we’re thrilled to introduce you to 8-year-old, Cara, a Wigs For Kids hairpiece recipient. She loves pizza and Minecraft—and spending time with her older brother, Cole.  She’s been a student of the month and loves soccer, scrapbooking, roller skating and all kinds of music.

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Brooke John’s Story on Being a Certified Service Provider

At Wigs For Kids, our team of Certified Service Providers nurture the children we serve on their hair loss journey. Certified Service Providers are stylist partners, who’ve attended training from Hair Loss University, and have learned our precise system of measuring a child for his/her hand-tied hairpiece system. This team is deeply rooted in our […]

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Meghan Cash after hair donation smiling'

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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Gianna Hansen After receiving her wig.'

Two-Year-Old Rocks Her New Hairpiece

This month, we’re sharing a note from our friend Svetlana that made our day! Svetlana’s two-year-old daughter, Gianna, received her hand-tied Wigs For Kids hairpiece, and she wanted to make sure we shared her gratitude with you.  Dear Wig For Kids team, We wanted to say thank you from the bottom of our hearts for […]

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Son Helps Dad Donate 26” of Hair

This month, we are thrilled to introduce you to our adventurous friend Zach from Salina, Utah. Zach loves being outdoors, working in the garage, and riding his motorcycle. When he’s not hanging out with his wife and three year old son Lux, you can find Zach at their family business, Fin’s Paddle Board Rentals, where […]

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Hair Donor: Viktor Rusenas Before Hair Cut'

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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Hand-made Pins Raise Money for Hand-made Hairpieces. 

Did you know that Wigs For Kids never charges a recipient or their families for their hand-tied hairpiece? We want our recipients to feel incredibly special without having to worry about cost, which is why we adore hearing all the creative ways our supporters are fundraising for our mission! Tiffany Zhwang suffers from Alopecia and […]

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Lauren MacKenzie Gives Hair in Third Grade'

Teacher and Five-Time Hair Donor Provides Boosts of Confidence

We are full of joy to share a story from donor Lauren MacKenzie from Waxhaw, North Carolina. Thank you, Lauren for your sweet story and your heart for Wigs For Kids! My name is Lauren, and I am a 24-year-old third grade teacher. I’ve donated my hair to Wigs For Kids five times (first time […]

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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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