Hair Donation Ottawa is an annual non-profit fundraising event that supports cutting edge child cancer research and empowers kids with hair loss by providing them with free wigs. Participating hair stylists from various Ottawa area salons, as well as teaching staff and students from the Algonquin College Hair Stylist program, volunteer their time for this cause.
In lead up to the event, individuals and groups from Ottawa and the surrounding area raise pledges for donating their hair and/or shaving their heads. Each participant who has raised the minimum fundraising amount (i.e. $75 per child/youth or $150 per adult) will receive a wash, cut and style or shave at the event.
Together with our volunteers and supporters, we are proud to announce that have we have raised over $570,000 and donated over 25,000 inches of hair since 2011!
The 9th annual Hair Donation Ottawa fundraiser event will be taking place on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 (during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month) from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Algonquin College’s new hair salon (located at 1385 Woodroffe Avenue Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V8 in the A Building).
Please join us in support of cancer research! Thank you for being a #Hero4CHEO!