Highlights

1999

Featured in PEOPLE Magazine

1999

Jay Leno cut Sammy Hagar’s hair for LOL on the “Tonight Show”

2005

Charity Navigator rates LOL with their highest rating of 4 stars.

2006

Ann Curry donates her hair to Locks of Love, Live on “The Today Show” 3/1/2006

 

2008

LOL holds it’s first summer camp 6/2008

2015

Locks of Love provided $500,000 in funding to Columbia University for Alopecia research. 259 custom-made vacuum prostheses/wigs were provided to recipients with another 147 in production and near completion. Locks of Love held its 6th annual 4 day “Summer Camp” for 15 recipients (and a parent) facing the same daily challenges of living with alopecia. Locks of love also published 1 newsletter mailed to recipients and donors. A new Blog Website and Facebook page was started to better inform the donors on the services Locks of Love provides as well as to share the recipients journey.

2016

marks a total of $3.7 million in research funded by LOL

2018

LOL Summer Camp 10th Anniversary

Accomplishments

Locks of Love provided 249 custom-made vacuum prostheses to children with long-term hair loss free of charge. Another 147 children were in various stages of the manufacturing process. 58 synthetic wigs were also provided to children suffering from short-term hair loss or waiting completion of their prosthetic hairpiece.

A 4 day camp for 14 recipients and a parent was provided free of charge.

A Blog, Facebook page, Instagram account, and twitter page were launched.

Locks of love continues its initiative to fund research into medical hair loss by awarding support to Columbia University’s Department of Dermatology.