There are several organizations to donate your hair to, and Wigs for Kids is one of them. They have a really good outlook towards what they are doing: “When children lose their hair, they don’t just suffer physically. The change in their appearance can drastically undermine their self-image and sabotage their self-esteem.” They know that something as simple as a wig can make a big impact to a little boy or girl who is facing such a difficult challenge at such a young age. Watching the little girl’s reaction at the end of this video speaks volumes.
Follow the process from a woman getting her hair cut before donating it, to a little girl receiving her finished wig. It’s interesting to learn the steps that are involved and how much care and labor goes into each wig. I was surprised that there was some hair that didn’t actually make the cut. It’s disappointing to see some of the hair going to waste, but it’s understandable. It would be very distressing for a child who waited so long for their wig and ended up with one that looked disheveled with broken and split ends.
It is heart-warming to know that all of that time and effort is going towards benefiting a very deserving child. Check out the video and watch the magic happen, and be sure to SHARE it with your friends on Facebook.