Hair Donation Ottawa
This year, 2015, marks our fifth annual event and will take place on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The event will run from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, hosted at the updated Algonquin College Salon & Spa located at:
1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V8
A Building, Room #A112
Buy a shirt to wear, wear it proudly, let people know that you support Hair Donation Ottawa! All purchased shirts will be available to pick up the day of the event, at Algonquin College.
How to donate? To support a hair participant or make a general donation to the event, please use our online fundraising platform. If you would like to sign up as a hair donor, head shaver, you can also sign up through our online fundraising platform.
Proceeds go towards:
- Adult and Childhood Cancer Research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute.
- An annual $500 Bursary to a financially challenged Algonquin College Hair Stylist Program student to help offset their tuition fees and/or text books.
- All 6"+ hair donations go to 360-Hair...a Canadian company providing free wigs for financially challenged children & young adult cancer patients across Canada.
The event has raised more than $130,000 since 2011 and donated over 4,000 inches of hair.
Hair Donation Ottawa was founded in 2011 by Helene Hutchings, who was diagnosed and successfully treated for cancer at The Ottawa Hospital in 2010.
The event runs each April during Cancer Awareness Month.
Please pick your order(s) up at:
2 Hobin Street
CA K2S 1C4
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