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Hair Donation Ottawa 2020 10th Anniversary Virtual Fundraiser

September 30, 2020

Hair Donation Ottawa raises funds for cutting-edge cancer research at CHEO, empowers kids with hair loss by providing them with free wigs and supports green initiatives.

Hair Donation Ottawa is an annual, non-profit, cancer research fundraiser for the CHEO Foundation. The event was founded in 2011 by community philanthropist and cancer survivor Helene Hutchings. Having passed the planning baton to the CHEO Foundation and a team of volunteer committee members in 2019, we are thrilled to continue the tradition and celebrate the 10th anniversary, presented by National Bank of Canada with the first ever virtual/DIY edition of the event this year!

Participants register on our online platform and commit to raise pledges for donating their hair and/or shaving their head or beard during the September campaign. Participants who meet the fundraising amount of $100 will receive a goodie bag, with exciting prizes available at each new fundraising level! We will direct all hair collected towards wigs or Green Circle Salons.