Presentation on theme: "LOCKS OF LOVE Our mission is to return a sense of self, confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by utilizing donated ponytails to."— Presentation transcript:
LOCKS OF LOVE Our mission 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. By: Jasmine Thai
WHAT IS LOCKS OF LOVE? Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. They meet a unique need for children by using donated hair to create the highest quality hair prosthetics. Most of the children helped by Locks of Love have lost their hair due to a medical condition called alopecia areata, which has no known cause or cure. The prostheses they provide help to restore their self- esteem and their confidence, enabling them to face the world and their peers.
Financially Disadvantaged Children Age 21 and Under Suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis WHO THEY SERVICE
BENEFITS TO CHILDREN The children who receive these hairpieces have lost more than their hair; they suffer from a loss of self. Many children have been teased by classmates and/or embarrassed by the attention they receive because of their hair loss. They often will withdraw from normal childhood activities such as swimming, going to the mall or even playing with their friends. While wearing a hairpiece is certainly not a cure for these children, it can help restore some of the normalcy to their everyday lives that most of us take for granted. Locks of Loves goal to help provide a foundation on which they can begin to rebuild their self-esteem.
Most wigs made for adult heads, too big for children Require tape or glue to keep them on, adhesives burn or irritate the scalp Hair prosthetics provided are custom-made, donated from ponytails for each childs head. WHY ARE THEY NEEDED?
HOW TO DONATE 10 inches measured tip to tip is the minimum length needed for a hairpiece. Hair must be in a ponytail or braid before it is cut. Hair must be clean and completely dry before it is mailed in. Place the ponytail or braid inside of a plastic bag, then inside of a padded envelope. If you wish to receive an acknowledgment for your hair donation, please fill out the hair donation form, or write your name and e-mail address or mailing address on a full size separate sheet of paper and include inside the envelope. We cannot acknowledge donors who do not send their name and address according to these instructions.
WHERE TO MAIL IT? All hair donations must be mailed to Locks of Love at: 234 Southern Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33405-2701 **IMPORTANT** When mailing your donation, please make sure that you are sending it with adequate postage. The U.S. Postal Service has notified Locks of Love that many donations are being sent without enough postage, and these packages will be returned to sender! To ensure adequate postage, please take your donation to your local post office.
The purpose of this presentation was to inform people about the non- profit organization, Locks of Love. In this presentation I used information from their website : http://www.locksoflove.org/index.html For this presentation I used numerous PowerPoint functions such as different types of slide layouts, clip art, animations, transitions and I used a theme that I customized.