Hair Donation Benefitting Wigs for Kids

For the past 6 years, THON has partnered with Wigs For Kids.  While several other organizations create hairpieces, Wigs For Kids provides children and families with wigs at no cost to the families. Wigs For Kids was founded by Jeffrey Paul in 1981 and provides custom made hair replacements. Each piece is handmade and made completely from human hair. The hair pieces Wigs For Kids provides children allow them to feel better about themselves and look the way they did before. By doing so, they are helping kids to feel like kids again.

To learn more about Wigs For Kids, visit http://www.wigsforkids.org!  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Special Events Hair Donations Captains at hair.donation@thon.org.

Hair Donors

Donating hair is a great way to give more to the THON Community!  Listed below is the criteria for donating hair:

  • Hair must be a minimum of 12 inches long:
    • Curly hair must be at least 12 inches long when pulled straight
    • If hair is layered, measure from the shortest layer
    • Hair cannot be color-treated, permed, or highlighted (temporary highlights and coloring are acceptable)

If you are interested in donating your hair onstage during THON Weekend (February 15-17),  click here to fill out the application!

Stylists

We are currently seeking volunteer stylists to aid in hair donation THON weekend as well as throughout the year. If you or your salon is interested in volunteering to cut and style hair for hair donors during THON weekend at the BJC or if you or your salon would be willing to provide a number of free cuts to pre-THON donors, please contact us!