I've been behind the scenes for a long while but what better time for me to jump back into blogging than to share some really important information on...
Locks of Love
After watching this promo video, I realised how much hair can mean. As a transitioner, I have a personal debate on whether or not I want to go for the big chop but the bottom line is, I have a choice which is not the case for many of the recipients of Locks of Love.
Locks of love is a non-profit organisation providing wigs for under 21's who are financially disadvantaged and dealing with a variety of long term conditions which have caused the loss of their hair. The main cause of hair loss among this group is alopecia areata for which there has been no cure found. The Mission statement at Locks of Love is to...
"return a sense of self, confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by utilizing donated ponytails to provide the highest quality hair prosthetics to financially disadvantaged children"
How can we help?
I know the prospect of donating 10" of hair which is the minimum length, may seem daunting however this is not the only way we can get involved to help. Here are some ways that are suggested for us to get involved!