Wigs 4 Kids Ambassadors Invited to Attend "Make Your Own Sparkle" Class


 

This class is open to all the Ambassadors in our program interested in participating!

Hair By Trios Salon Raises Funds to Sponsor a Child at Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

Congratulations to the team at Hair By Trios Salon in Chelsea, Michigan for raising enough funds through their March Madness fundraiser to sponsor a child's wig through our program. The remaining funds from the team's event will also cover the cost of the child's support services which help them heal emotionally, socially & psychologically. A job well done! We appreciate everyone who supported this event!

Wigs 4 Kids Proud Supporter of Cops For Kids

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids was deeply touched by a recent visit from St. Clair Shores Police Officer and Cops For Kids President, Kevin Kimm. Officer Kimm toured our Wellness Center to learn more about our program and presented our Founder & CEO Maggie Varney with a plaque in recognition of our support of Cops For Kids. We’re honored to be of service to the children in our community and appreciate all that Cops For Kids does to make a difference.

Wigs 4 Kids Participates in the Kroger Rewards Program for 2014

 

 

Thanks to YOUR support, proceeds for Wigs 4 Kids doubled last year! To register or
re-enroll, please visit: http://www.krogercommunityrewards.com/ and follow the prompts
.

Wigs 4 Kids Appreciates the Support of our Wonderful Volunteers!

 

 

It’s National Volunteer Week! Special thanks to all of our amazing Wigs 4 Kids volunteers who donate their time, talent and treasure to help ensure the continued success of our program!

"What's New?" Beauty Party at Wigs 4 Kids a Great Success!

 

 

   

 

Our “What’s New? Hair, Skin Care and Make-Up" class was a huge success and our Ambassadors had a great time learning about the latest trends in the beauty industry with

Miss Maggie and our friends at Astute Artistry – “Michigan's Premiere Makeup Trade School for Film, Fashion and Makeup.” We love our kids!

What's New? Hair, Skin Care & Make-Up Party Tomorrow!

 

 

Dear Wigs 4 Kids Ambassadors, just a reminder...

There are still spaces available in our "What's New? Hair, Skin Care & Make-Up" Party that will be held Thursday, April 3rd - 6:00-8:00 PM at our Wellness Center! Come join us and our friends at Astute Artistry for the latest trends in the beauty industry.

Please call 586-772-6656 to reserve your seat. We look forward to seeing you!

Wigs 4 Kids Participates in Douglas J Aveda Career Fair

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids enjoyed participating in the Douglas J Aveda Royal Oak Career Fair yesterday! We met many talented future professionals at the event and we appreciate the ongoing support we receive from our industry.

5th Annual Dave Dooley Charity Bowl Benefits Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids thanks UAW Union #228 for choosing us as one of their charities of choice to benefit from the 5th Annual Dave Dooley Bowling Tournament! We were honored to meet the Dooley family and enjoyed great friendship, fun, and food while raising awareness and funds to continue serving the children of Michigan.

Wigs 4 Kids Visits Paul Mitchell the School Chicago

 

 

Shear magic… Maggie Varney, our Founder & CEO was deeply inspired by the students she met from Paul Mitchell the School Chicago during her presentation about Wigs 4 Kids. Maggie spoke to all 4 sessions of future professionals who learned how THEY can step up and make a difference for children experiencing hair loss!

 

At the end of her presentation, Maggie asked if a few participants would like to take a picture with her as a memento of their learning experience. The students swarmed the stage to show their support of Wigs 4 Kids! This heartfelt response is what we aim for when we reach out to the community. Our journey with Paul Mitchell continues and we’re looking forward to a bright future together!

 

Rochester Eagles Auxiliary Club #2436 Bowling Fundraiser for Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids appreciates the support of the Rochester Eagles Auxiliary #2634 who are hosting a bowling fundraiser on Sunday, April 6th at Five Star Lanes! This fun event features mystery jackpots, a sports memorabilia silent auction and exciting raffles for gift baskets and 50/50 prizes!  Spaces are still available – see the flyer for more details.

 

We hope to see you there!

Meet Mariya, One of Our Wigs 4 Kids Ambassadors!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids is pleased to introduce Mariya, one of our Ambassadors who is 4 years old and is experiencing alopecia, an auto immune disorder resulting in hair loss. Mariya visited our Wellness Center to receive a wig and took time out for a little "beauty break" with
Maggie Varney, our Founder & CEO!

An Amazing 37 Inches of Hair Donated to Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

Lettie Galoner stopped in to our Wigs 4 Kids Wellness Center and Go Green Salon yesterday to donate her hair, which was enough to make one wig for a child in need! Lettie contributed over 37 inches of hair, divided into 10 ponytails and we are grateful for this very generous gift.

Special Visit from Erika of Leadership Macomb

 

 

Special thanks to Erika DeLange of Leadership Macomb for stopping by to tour our
Wellness Center and interview Maggie Varney, our Founder & CEO for the
People's Choice Awards! Maggie was humbled to discuss our program and how the community has embraced Wigs 4 Kids and helped us to serve the children and families of Michigan. Voting in the People's Choice Awards ends April 30th - if you live or work in Macomb County, please cast your vote here!

Kelly J. Price Memorial Bowling Party a Huge Success!

 

 

We offer our heartfelt thanks to our dear friend Betty Gonko and her team at the
Kelly J. Price Memorial Bowling Party for their ongoing love and support of Wigs 4 Kids! We had a wonderful time at the group's annual bowling party this past Saturday and appreciate the hard work of everyone involved to help make this event a success! Special thanks to Natanee our Ambassador and guest speaker for sharing her story and providing the perfect example why this program is so important to the kids we serve!

Wigs 4 Kids Thanks Ellie, a Wonderful Hair Donor for her Support!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids is happy to share Ellie's story, as she is a wonderful girl with a big heart who has been growing her hair to donate and hosting a fundraiser with the goal of sponsoring a child’s wig at $800. Ellie recently had her hair cut and mailed us her hair donation with the funds she raised!

 

Thanks to the generosity of family, friends and the love of her community, Ellie surpassed her goal, raising $1200 to help us continue our mission!  We are deeply touched by both Ellie’s hair donation and monetary gift. She offers a perfect example that our program is all about kids helping other kids!   

 

Wigs 4 Kids Volunteer of the Month

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids receives wonderful support from our volunteers and we're honored to recognize Danielle as our Volunteer of the Month! She responded to an ad for a position at Wigs 4 Kids and it was filled, so she continued to volunteer as she believes in our mission. When another position opened, we hired her! We're pleased to share her story of success.

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids Scones & Sketching Class a Success!

 

 

Our first Wigs 4 Kids “Scones & Sketching” class was a great success and enjoyed by all of our kids that attended this afternoon! We created fun sketches, beautiful greeting cards for children in our program who couldn’t attend and indulged our sweet tooth with delicious tea & scones provided by Just Delicious Scones! Special thanks to Jennifer Colombo for opening her tea room to us and to our wonderful volunteers who helped facilitate the class!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids is pleased to introduce Corey and Erica, our social work team that facilitates our medical support services! Kind, compassionate and always willing to serve, Corey and Erica meet with our kids and their families to improve wellness emotionally, socially and psychologically. We appreciate their continued dedication and commitment to our program!

Wigs 4 Kids Hair Donors Are an Important Part of our Mission!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids thanks Morgan, one of our wonderful hair donors who sent both her ponytail and funds to our Wellness Center to help us continue our mission! Her mother Lisa forwarded photos to Wigs 4 Kids of Morgan’s hair donation experience and we’re pleased to share them with you. Our hair donors are an important part of our mission and we appreciate everyone who helps us continue to serve the kids of Michigan!

People's Choice Award of Macomb Award Nominations

 

 

One day remains to vote for your favorite nonprofit leader in the People’s Choice Award contest through Leadership Macomb! Please cast your vote for Maggie Varney, our
Wigs 4 Kids Founder & CEO for her kindness, compassion and dedication to serving the children of Michigan! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MacombFavorites This recognition validates the work we do and helps us reach out further in the community.

 

Thank you for your support!

Our Basket Bonanza Continues! Thank You For Your Support!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids continues to receive generous donations of wicker baskets at our Wellness Center during our BASKET BONANZA drive! Here are more wonderful gift baskets we have been able to create thanks to the kindness of the community! If you have baskets you are willing to part with, please deliver them to 30126 Harper Avenue, St. Clair Shores, MI 48082.

 

Thank you for your support!

Lu Norello - Outstanding Volunteer of the Year!

 

 

Congratulations to Lu Norello, our Outstanding Volunteer of the Year! Lu has been a devoted, dedicated, committed volunteer who serves as our Hair Donor Coordinator, contributing over 1,200 hours since 2011. It takes 2 years for our supporters to grow their hair and donate 10 inches to be made into a wig, and Lu is respectful of that commitment; knowing that without hair it would not be possible for us to make the wigs and continue to serve the children of Michigan.

 

Wigs 4 Kids Visits the Macomb Regional Community Media Lab

 

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids was honored to participate in another workshop for nonprofits at the
Macomb Regional Community Media Lab! This is a unique and exciting opportunity where nonprofits meet the newsroom! The press has been generous in supporting Wigs 4 Kids over the years and each time we are featured, we find a family that needs our services. Special thanks to every media outlet that has helped our program reach out further to the children of Michigan!

Join the Wigs 4 Kids Basket Committee!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids is pleased to share a sample of some of the amazing baskets we were able to create with the kindness of the community! We are currently seeking a creative individual who is interested in volunteering their time as Chair of our Basket Committee. We would meet once a week to create baskets for the children we serve and for our annual gala, as these are a big part of our event’s success! Please call 586-772-6656 if interested.

 

Thank you for your support!

People's Choice Award Nominations Continue!

 

 

The People’s Choice Award nominations through Leadership Macomb continue! Please join
Wigs 4 Kids in voting for Maggie Varney, our Founder & CEO for her dedication, commitment and love for the children of Michigan.  Cast your vote for Maggie as “Favorite Macomb County nonprofit Executive Director” here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MacombFavorites

Basket Bonanza at Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

It’s a basket bonanza! Yesterday was National Random Acts of Kindness Day and Wigs 4 Kids received a wonderful donation of baskets to assist us in creating gifts for the children we serve. Follow our page…we will be sharing photos of our unique creations at the end of the week!

What's New? Hair, Skin Care & Make-up!

 

 

We wanted to provide an update regarding our What’s New? Hair, Skin Care and Make-Up class. It has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 3rd from 6-8pm at the Wigs 4 Kids Wellness Center. We have limited number of seats available and we ask that you call or email by the end of March to reserve a space as they are going fast!  We are so pleased to announce that we will have future professionals and staff from Astute Artistry Studio volunteering their talents for this class!

Mt. Clemens Kiwanis Winterfest!

 

 

The Mt. Clemens Kiwanis generously supports several nonprofit organizations in our community and Wigs 4 Kids is honored to be considered one of their charities of choice. The Kiwanis is hosting its 2nd annual Winterfest February 20th from 6-10 pm at Tina’s Country House. Enjoy great music, raffles, silent auctions and open bar – see the flyer for more details! The Mt. Clemens Kiwanis and Wigs 4 Kids appreciate your support!

Wigs 4 Kids & 1st Chiropractic Team Up for Patient Appreciation Day!

 

 

Please join 1st Chiropractic Life Center in supporting Wigs 4 Kids!

Wigs 4 Kids Participates in the Kroger Community Rewards Program

 

Presentation at St. Paul's United Methodist Church

 

 

A special thank you to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Rochester and its Family Life Class for offering Wigs 4 Kids the opportunity to present information regarding our program. What a great group of people! We appreciate your warm welcome and are grateful for the opportunity to reach more children in need of our services.

Leadership Macomb "People's Choice Awards of Macomb County"

 


 

Leadership Macomb is accepting nominations for the “People’s Choice of Macomb County Awards” and one of the categories includes “Favorite Macomb County Nonprofit Executive Director.” Please join Wigs 4 Kids in nominating
Maggie Varney, our Founder & CEO! Visit this link to cast your vote today: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MacombFavorites

We appreciate your continued support!

Utica-Shelby Kiwanis Raises Funds to Sponsor a Child's Wig



The Utica-Shelby Kiwanis continues to show their support for the children and families we serve. We last shared news about the group in December, when they sponsored holiday shopping trips for several families at Wigs 4 Kids. Now, they have raised enough funds to sponsor a child’s wig! The Kiwanis are a wonderful group of caring individuals who truly have the heart for our program.

Shrine Catholic High School Shows Spirit for Wigs 4 Kids!


     


Wigs 4 Kids appreciates the ongoing support we receive from Shrine Catholic High School! The students recently raised enough money to sponsor a wig for a child in need through our Adopt-a-Kid program and invited us to a pep rally to celebrate.

Jake, a student of Shrine encouraged his fellow classmates to show their support of Wigs 4 Kids as his cousin Mandy benefited from our services. Mandy is now one of our Wigs 4 Kids angels and Jake has shown immense compassion in keeping her legacy alive. We are humbled by Jake’s efforts to pay it forward.

 

3 Sisters Donate Hair to Wigs 4 Kids
in Loving Memory of Their Grandmother

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids would like to acknowledge Rachel, Sarah and Elizabeth, sisters from Farmington Hills, MI for donating their hair in loving memory of their grandmother Carole Jones. Aged 8, 10 and 12, these young girls are mature beyond their years as they understand what it means to make a difference in the lives of others! We thank Rachel, Sarah and Elizabeth for their heartfelt donation and for sharing their story with us.

Special Visit from Wigs 4 Kids Ambassador Alyssa

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids received a special visit from Alyssa, one of our recipients who came to us for a wig and support services 2 years ago when she was undergoing treatment for cancer. Alyssa’s cancer is now in remission and she is doing very well!

Alyssa’s hair has started to grow back, so she made an appointment to have it trimmed at Go Green Salon, located inside our Wellness Center, where 50% of the proceeds go to Wigs 4 Kids. We were honored to have Alyssa visit us and feel this is a beautiful gesture of paying it forward.

Wigs 4 Kids Visits Dorsey School of Cosmetology

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids had the pleasure of visiting Dorsey School of Cosmetology where we were greeted with enthusiasm by future professionals and staff! We greatly appreciate the team’s continued support as they learn more about our program and raise funds to help us continue our mission!

Please Help Us and Sign Our Change.Org Petition!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids has provided over 1,200 wigs and support services to Michigan children since we were founded in 2003, unfortunately insurance companies aren’t liable for the cost of the wigs. Please sign our petition and help the voices of these children be heard! Every kid deserves a right to a bright and happy childhood.
Click here!

Speaking at David Pressley School of Cosmetology

 

 

At Wigs 4 Kids, we always appreciate the opportunity of speaking to future professionals in our industry. Yesterday we reached out to students at David Pressley School of Cosmetology in Royal Oak and several of them are interested in taking our “Cuts 4 a Cause” Hair Restoration Certification Program that is being held in February. We are looking forward to having these future professionals visit our Wellness Center and we are grateful for their ongoing support of our kids!

Wigs 4 Kids Volunteer of the Month - Edward!

 

 

Congratulations to Edward, our Wigs 4 Kids Volunteer of the Month! Edward is a student at Lakeview High School and is part of a unique program where students are given the opportunity to volunteer at a nonprofit and earn an income from school as they learn life skills that will serve them in their future careers. Edward’s dream is to become a pediatric oncologist. We wish him much success and appreciate his kind attitude, humble demeanor and willingness to serve in any capacity necessary to assist our kids!

Paul Mitchell the School Great Lakes Students Visit Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

Wigs 4 Kids thanks the future professionals of Paul Mitchell the School Great Lakes for visiting our Wellness Center today to learn more about the work we do for the children of Michigan! We had another round of wonderful students volunteer their time to make a difference. Special thanks to Robin Mingo, a licensed cosmetologist for assisting the girls in their work.

 

Eastside Derby Girls Show Their Support for Wigs 4 Kids!

 

 

At Wigs 4 Kids, we are thankful for the Eastside Derby Girls who have chosen us as one of their charities of choice! Join Wigs 4 Kids Founder & CEO Maggie Varney as she presents information regarding our program at the home bout. Watch roller derby, show support, and have fun! Click here for ticket information: https://www.facebook.com/events/230599330448491/

Year in Review...

 

   

 

Another year is complete, and Wigs 4 Kids continues to make a difference. From community events to hair donations from around the world, we are working hard to bring smiles to our children experiencing health challenges. Our custom wigs and support services bring hope and comfort to each child and their families. Thanks to you and your donations, we have helped strengthen the confidence in children and teenagers alike. Click here to see our year in review!

Martial Arts Presentation by PKSA Karate!

 

 

 

 

Heartfelt thanks to Shaun Folkwein and his wonderful team at PKSA Karate for a stunning martial arts presentation! The students are a great group of young people who believe in the concepts of hard work, determination and empowerment. We are pleased to share photos of their demonstration with you.

 

Wigs 4 Kids Ambassadors Invited to Attend "Make Your Own Sparkle" Class
 
Hair By Trios Raises Funds for Wigs 4 Kids
 

Wigs 4 Kids

Proud Supporter of

Cops For Kids

 

Wigs 4 Kids

Participates in the Kroger Rewards Program for 2014

 

National Volunteer Week 2014

 
What's New - Beauty Party at Wigs 4 Kids a Great Success!
 
What's New - Hair, Skin Care & Make-up Party Tomorrow!
 

Wigs 4 Kids Attends

Douglas J Aveda

Career Fair!

 

5th Annual Dave Dooley

Charity Bowl for

Wigs 4 Kids!

 
Wigs 4 Kids
Visits Paul Mitchell
the School Chicago!
 

Rochester Eagles Auxiliary Bowling Fundraiser for

Wigs 4 Kids

 
Meet Mariya, One of Our Wigs 4 Kids Ambassadors!
 

An Amazing 37 Inches of Hair Donated to

Wigs 4 Kids!

 
Special Visit from Erika of Leadership Macomb!
 
Kelly J. Price Memorial Bowling Party a Huge Success for W4K!
 
Wigs 4 Kids Thanks Ellie, a Wonderful Hair Donor for her Support!
 

Wigs 4 Kids

Volunteer of the Month

 
Wigs 4 Kids
Scones & Sketching Class a Success!
 
Meet our Social Work Team - Corey & Erica!
 

Wigs 4 Kids

Hair Donors Are an

Important Part of

Our Mission!

 

People's Choice of Macomb Award Nominations

 
Our Basket Bonanza Continues! Thank You For Your Support!
 

Lu Norello

Our Wigs 4 Kids Outstanding Volunteer of the Year!

 

Wigs 4 Kids

Visits the Macomb Regional Community Media Lab

 
Join the Wigs 4 Kids Basket Committee!
 
People's Choice Award Nominations Continue!
 
Basket Bonanza at Wigs 4 Kids!
 
What's New? Hair, Skin Care & Make-Up
 
Mt. Clemens Kiwanis Winterfest!
 

Wigs 4 Kids

and 1st Chiropractic

Team Up for Patient Appreciation Day!

 

Wigs 4 Kids

Participates in

Kroger Community Rewards Program

 

Presentation at

St. Paul's United

Methodist Church

 

Leadership Macomb

"People's Choice Awards of
Macomb County

 

Utica-Shelby Kiwanis

Raises Funds to Sponsor a Child's Wig!

 
Shrine Catholic High School Shows Spirit for Wigs 4 Kids!
 
3 Sisters Donate Hair to Wigs 4 Kids
 

Special Visit From

Wigs 4 Kids

Ambassador Alyssa

 

Wigs 4 Kids

Visits Dorsey School

of Cosmetology

 
Please Help Us and Sign Our Change.Org Petition!
 

Speaking at

David Pressley School of Cosmetology

 

Wigs 4 Kids

Volunteer of the Month

Edward!

 

Paul Mitchell the School

Great Lakes Students

Visit Wigs 4 Kids!

 

Eastside Derby Girls

Show Their Support

for Wigs 4 Kids

 
Year in Review...
 

Martial Arts Presentation By

PSKA Karate

 
 
 
 
 
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