HOD Lodge Ilan Ramon is committed to supporting Zichron Menachem in gathering both hair and cash donations for their incredibly worthy cause. Here is their story:
Zichron Menachem provides support for any young person in Israel under the age of 25 living with cancer, as well as their parents and siblings.
One of the first questions that kids with cancer ask is, “Will I lose my hair?” Zichron Menachem collects hair from donors around the world to make much-needed wigs for children who have lost their hair during treatment.
They have made thousands of wigs for children and young adults who are fitted by wig specialists, custom made for their specific needs. Your generosity helps make these children feel beautiful inside and out.
The children do not always know how to care for their new hair. Until now the cutting service has been provided with the support of local hair salons. By building a hair salon on-site at Zichron Menachem they will be able to provide these services while the children are already at their Day Centre for lessons and activities. This will save them the embarrassment of appearing in public without a wig as well as the difficulty of needing to bring an IV drip or other equipment with them.
HOD International is hoping to raise the cost of approximately $70,000 to build this hair salon. HOD Lodge Ilan Ramon is supporting Zichron Menachem in gathering both hair and cash donations for this incredibly worthy cause.
Read about our next Zichron Menachem Event - SummerCut in June and ChanuCut in December.
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If you (or a family member or friend) have 30cm or more of hair and are willing to participate in this project - please sign up on our Zichron Menachem Registration page.
Please donate to this project or sponsor a participant on our Zichron Menachem Sponsor page.