Lead Hill Girl Donates Hair for Cancer Patients

thumb_3cd399cbbeee6cdNine-year-old Julia Hollon of Lead Hill donates over ten inches of hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Organization, through their affiliate, The Claude Parrish Radiation Therapy Institute of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison.

Julia is in the 4th grade. Julia’s proud mom is Rebecca Hollon and her grandparents are Douglas and Petra Hollon. Julia’s hobbies include reading, riding horses, playing with and training her dog, and gymnastics.

Beautiful Lengths is a partnership between Pantene and the American Cancer Society, the largest nonprofit health organization committed to saving lives from every cancer, in every community, and improving the quality of life for people facing the disease. The role of Pantene is to help women grow long, strong, beautiful hair and provide the funds to turn this hair into free, real-hair wigs for women with cancer.

So far, Pantene has donated 18,000 free real-hair wigs to the American Cancer Society’s wig banks which distribute wigs to cancer patients across the country. They are currently the country’s largest donor of real-hair wigs through the American Cancer Society.

Because real-hair wigs are expensive, and many women with cancer can’t afford them, demand for these wigs is high. They can only create as many wigs as donations, so your part is critical to improving the lives of as many women as possible. For more information on donation requirements, please visit www.beautifullengths.com

To see if you are eligible to receive a free wig or if there are wigs available in your area, please call the American Cancer Society’s Wig Bank Line at 1-877-227-1596.

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