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How to Help Kids With Cancer From Your Couch

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.19.2013 | Impact
Adam Pervez

Who doesn't want to make the life of a child with cancer a bit better? And even then, by doing something that requires almost no effort and saves you money.

California Inmates Cut Their Hair For Charity

Posted 05.31.2012 | Impact

When a dozen female inmates each filed into their respective barbers’ chair, they continued a 15-year tradition of doing good. The 12 women from...

Lots and Lots of Locks for Love

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Hilary Sheinbaum

I realized what I was doing. Was I sacrificing my looks? Maybe. Changing someone's life? Sure. Was I changing my own life? Definitely -- but at the time, I had no idea.

Give Up Your Locks For First-Ever National Donate Your Hair Day

Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact

While getting your fresh, clean cut for spring, don't let your severed strands simply fall to the floor. The first-ever National Donate Your Hair ...

WATCH: 33 Students And Staff Chop Hair At Same Time, Donate To Cancer Patients

Posted 03.07.2012 | Impact

After beating breast cancer, Liz Hewitt wanted to make a statement. A staff member at Convent of the Visitation school in Mendota Heights, Minn., ...

WATCH: Girls Donate Hair To Cancer Foundation For Disney On Ice Tickets

Posted 01.19.2012 | Impact

Donating hair to charity just took a whole new spin -- on ice. Disney On Ice's "Dare To Dream" show gave free tickets in exchange for a hair donati...

WATCH: Man Donates Mullet To Kids Who Lost Their Hair

Posted 12.16.2011 | Impact

Cory Berry knew he would get stares while growing out his mullet. So, when he caught someone giving him a curious look, he handed over a card explaini...

Rapunzel No More

Jessica Norton | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Jessica Norton

People complimented me on how long and healthy my hair was and suggested I look into donating it to a foundation that makes wigs for cancer patients. I decided I would do just that.

Shear Charity: Man Donates Hair After Going 27 Years Without Cut

MSNBC | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact

STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man who has been growing his hair for 27 years had it hacked off for a good cause Thursday morning. He's donating his ponyta...

Donors Frustrated Hair Booms Not Used For Oil Spill Cleanup

AP | LISA ORKIN EMMANUEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

MIAMI — Like countless beauticians across the country, Ana La Bella has had the hair swept from the floor of her salon, wrapped in plastic bags ...

BP Not Planning To Use Human Hair In Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup

NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP says it has no plan to use hair booms in its gulf oil spill clean-up. A San Francisco-based environmental organization started a drive to help crea...

The Hair-Raising Truth: Up To 80% Locks Of Love Donations Thrown Away, Sold

The New York Times | Elizabeth Hayt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

But although charities have been highly effective at stirring the passions of donors, they have been less successful at finding a use for the mountain...