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Host a Fundraiser

There are many ways to get involved in the Wigs For Kids mission. Our work depends on the generosity and support of individuals such as yourself. Your fundraising efforts will make a tremendous impact on the lives of the children we serve. Here are some inspiring fundraising ideas, but we also encourage you to get creative and design your very own fundraiser. We are here to help. If you have questions, would like to brainstorm ideas with us, or need resources, please reach out to us.

Fundraising Ideas

Host a Cut-a-thon

Did you know that it takes between 20-30 ponytails to create a wig? We are continuously in need of hair donations. Cut-a-thons provide a tremendous opportunity to spread the word about our work and secure hair donations. Visit the link below to learn more.

Cut-a-thon Information

Pledges Per Inch

If you are donating your hair, host a fundraiser by asking your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to pledge so much per inch of hair you donate. We have a very easy online platform that allows you to create your very own fundraising page, share your story and pictures, set your fundraising goal, and provide updates along the way. Click the Personal Fundraising button to access our online fundraising platform.

Personal Fundraising

Hold a Read-a-thon

Join supporters like Dalia who hosted a Read-a-thon and raised over $3,000. After Dalia’s very good friend was diagnosed with leukemia, she wanted to do something to show support and make an impact. She set out to read a certain number of books in a specific time period (she read 19 books!) in order to raise money. Our online fundraising platform can provide a means for you to collect pledges for an activity such as a Read-a-thon.

Personal Fundraising

Host an “Extra Change In My Pocket” Drive

Recruit your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors to participate in a coin collection (it adds up quickly!) Provide them with collection boxes (time to get creative), set a timeframe for the drive, set a goal, and get started. This is also a great fundraising activity for organizations, churches and community groups. Set up your fundraiser via our online personal fundraising platform.

Personal Fundraising

Dress Down Days

We all enjoy days that we can be a bit more casual in the workplace. Ask your employer to allow you to host Dress Down Days and collect donations from employees for each Dress Down Day. Add a bit of fun with special attire days (Teal Day, Favorite Sports Team Day, etc). View our online personal fundraising platform to get started.

Personal Fundraising

Host an Online Fundraiser for a Special Occasion

Will you be celebrating a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion? Or would you like to host a fundraiser in honor or memory of someone? Hosting an online fundraiser is a great way to do this. We provide a very easy online platform for you to create your own fundraising page. Always be sure to share your story – it will inspire others!

Personal Fundraising

Hold a Mini-Event

Events are a fun way to gather your friends and family to support a cause. Choose a theme and let your imagination create a unique and fun-filled fundraiser. Be sure to utilize our online personal fundraising platform. Here are some steps to consider while planning your event:

  • Host a mini-party (you can even host a virtual party!)
  • Share your mission (why you are fundraising for Wigs For Kids)
  • Choose a theme (costume party, movie night, celebrating a holiday such as St. Patrick’s Day, have a dinner party, etc. The possibilities are endless!)
  • Promote the event on your social media platforms
  • Send e-vites
  • Charge admission or take donations for admittance
  • Have a silent auction or hold a raffle
  • Secure a local musician or comedian for live entertainment

Personal Fundraising

Check out Wig Fest

Wig Fest

Wig Fest was hosted by two sisters who love wigs. They gathered their family and friends for an evening of fun. The event featured a raffle, DJ spinning tunes, food and beverages, and they sold wigs (a wig was required in order to attend the event). They pre-sold tickets and had them for sale at the door. They involved community businesses and to their delight had 200 people in attendance. The sisters raised over $6,000. Get started on a unique fundraiser on our online personal fundraising platform.

Personal Fundraising

Host a Charity Stream

Online streaming has become very popular. If you are a streamer, we provide a platform that integrates well with Twitch and YouTube.

A few items to consider for your Charity Stream:

  • Let your followers (your community) know that you are hosting a Charity Stream event and ask them to share with their network – bring it to life!
  • Consider donating a portion of the money you receive through advertising (if you do)
  • If you are donating your hair live, stream your cut to raise awareness, excitement, and monetary donations
  • If you are a gaming streamer, host a competition
  • Be sure to share the results and thank participants

Join streamers like LavaDaysickle and Commander Xander – who hosted Charity Streams for Wigs For Kids. Lava raised $1,500 through his Charity Stream. He created a “timer” for the automods/bots which helped him in his Twitch chats to post about Wigs For Kids and the fundraiser he hosted. Feel free to utilize our online personal fundraising platform to bring your vision to life.

Personal Fundraising

Ready to host a fundraiser?

If you would like to further discuss opportunities, please contact
We look forward to your involvement!

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About Wigs For Kids

Wigs For Kids is a nonprofit organization that helps children suffering from hair loss stemming
from chemotherapy, radiation therapy, alopecia, trichotillomania, burns, and other medical
causes. Stylists and regular people just like you work together to give recipients the self-esteem
and self-image they deserve.


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