This seems like a simple question with a simple answer. "Because it is a nice thing to do!" "I get to help a child in need!" Which is all true. However, you may not realize that by donating your hair and having it be made into a wig. It gives children suffering from hair loss … Continue reading Why Donate Your Hair?
First, I want to address the difference between a non-profit and a not-for-profit. They seem the same but the IRS categorizes them differently. A non-profit does not set out to make a profit while a not-for-profit is more of a hobby and focuses on activity. Now a non-profit organization typically: Does not set out to … Continue reading Non-Profit vs For Profit
I want to address the Locks of Love Scandal for those of you who may not know or understand why people seem to avoid Locks of Love nowadays (me included). However, after some research I came to a few conclusions that I want to share so that everyone can get an idea and do their … Continue reading Locks of Love “Scandals”
I know, a lot of us do not want to do research about anything outside of school sometimes because we just want to accept things as they are. When it comes to high school and college, you gotta cite your sources and cite them properly: MLA, APA, Chicago etc. It's repetitive and exhausting when you … Continue reading Why Organization Research is Important
If you are interested in donating your hair, do some research and find an organization that you feel comfortable and confident in. Ask yourself: do you agree with their methods? Are they honest? Do they charge for wigs? Are they unethical? Donating your hair is a big deal, especially for a child. Make sure that … Continue reading Why Did I Pick Wigs for Kids
To anybody that is interested in donating their hair or learning about the process; doing research on organizations is very important!
My inspiration behind my blog is my long journey of growing out my hair (since September 2015) to donate to Wigs for Kids, a non-profit organization that takes donations of unprocessed, healthy hair to make wigs or hair replacement systems for children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy, burns or other medical issues. … Continue reading Hair Goals