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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Her Valentine Donation...


My 7 year old daughter Charlotte cut her 11" ponytail to donate to Locks of Love today...It was her Valentine to another child in need. 80% of donors are kids hoping to help other kids.

Their mission as stated on their site:
Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. We meet a unique need for children by using donated hair to create the highest quality hair prosthetics.

Thanks to the gals at "Cut to the Chase Salon" here in Warwick, NY for their encouragement of this fab program.

And, thanks to you Charlotte. Your efforts are a reminder to us to always think of others...I am proud of you.

xxoo Jen
Earth Angels

14 comments:

Blackbird Design said...

That is a wonderful and lovely thing to do. What a thoughtful girl...with beautiful hair by the way! Way to go!!!!!!!!!

Lori said...

What a wonderful gift :)

RosesRadishesandRubbish said...

What a selfless act of kindness and generosity at such a young age. You must be so proud Jen.:) Oh, and Charlotte's "bob" is adorable!!

Teresa said...

So courageous!! You must be so proud of her! That's really wonderful!

ann said...

I have taught several children who have been the recipients of "Locks of Love" wigs. They are so proud of their "new" look! Thank you, Charlotte

Elma said...

Oh Jenn you must be soooo proud. What a great thing to do!! Way to go Charlotte:) <3

jennifer lanne said...

Char
you will make someone very happy with your beautiful mane...!
Love your new "do"!
xo

Frenchy chick said...

You must be so proud! I applaud you for teaching her to give like this and think of others on Valentine. I find your blog very lovely. I am looking for blog friends. Come see my blog.
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ellen said...

Chelsea donated her hair, last year. They tied the red tail with a pink bow and within weeks received a thank you postcard in the mail! She's growing it again and has inspired other girls at school to do the same...
Way to go!

Deb Baumann said...

Charlotte, you are so wonderfully giving :) The ability to think of others and share of your treasures is a beautiful thing. SUPER!

alice said...

Charlotte,
You did such a wonderful thing. I know your parents are very proud of you as they should be. You are a very thoughtful girl. That sweetest will take you far in life.
smiles, alice

Lana of Honeysuckle Lane said...

It looks like you have raised a very loving, thoughtful, and generous young lady. I'm sure you are very proud of her! :)

Danielle Muller said...

how wonderful!!!

very lovely gesture from a lovely young lady!

gorgeous hair color by the way!!!

and your new "do" is fabulous!!!

blessings,
danielle
www.thevintagedragonfly.typepad.com

MODERN Prairie Girl said...

That is FANTASTIC, little Char-Char-Binx.

The Blairs are proud of you too.
ox
Lara

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