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Locks of Love

For the Rapunzels and Fabios among you…if you're getting your long tresses shorn, consider donating your hair to Locks of Love. If you do, you'll provide a hairpiece for children suffering from hair loss who could not otherwise afford what would cost $3,000 or so at retail.

Most of the kids who receive the hair prosthetics do not have cancer — generally, children receiving chemotherapy will re-grow hair after the treatment ends. Many of them have alopecia, or one of a number of genetic, traumatic, or behavioral diseases or syndromes.

To donate, here are the guidelines. Some salons in the city will give a free cut for Locks of Love donors. Here's that list — salons in Manhattan are listed as NY, NY, and there are some under Brooklyn, several areas of Queens (i.e. Astoria), and Staten Island.
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