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Children's Alopecia Project

Rating: 4.94 stars   16 reviews 1,817

Address:

906 Penn Avenue Wyomissing PA 19610 USA

Mission:

CAP will help any child in need who is living with hair loss due to all forms of Alopecia."We raise awareness of Alopecia and the self-esteem in children so the become stronger teens and productive adults.

Results:

We have helped thousands of children, friends, family and others associated with alopecia with awareness! We continue to grow self-esteem because we can't grow hair but next up is our biggest challenge yet! We are now in need of more funds so we can accomplish a CAP Kid Group that is registered and active in each State. We are also looking have the first comprehensive feasibility study of how children and parents deal with this incurable autoimmune hair loss disease. We need to find another $200,000 to be able to do these things while continuing our mission for the kids!

Target demographics:

He help kids and their family change the emphasis from growing hair to growing self-esteem

Direct beneficiaries per year:

Thousands of families dealing with Alopecia

Geographic areas served:

Helping children and their families living with the incurable autoimmune hair loss disease, Alopecia

Programs:

Alopeciapalooza, CAP Kid Camps, CAP Library Program, CAP2U School Tours, CAP5K runs/walks and CAP Kid Groups in over 45 locations around the world.

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610-468-1011
www.childrensalopeciaproject.org

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Reviews for Children's Alopecia Project

Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Jeff, the founder of CAP has been the first to introduce me to other individual who have aloepcia and live regular normal lives. He is a real special man, with a real special family, who run a real special organization!!!!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

It's a safe place where they only care about self-esteem and how the family is handling everything. Very great!!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Nothing but support for families. CAP makes sense out of a disease that makes none. It's about the children, not their hair.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

I am the founder, so I am bias. Please visit www.childrensalopeciaproject.org and see if you think we try to help build self-esteem, provide support and raise awareness. Thank you and take care. Founder, Jeff Woytovich Children's Alopecia Project, Inc.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing what we do for children living with the incurable autoimmune hairloss disease, Alopecia.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I do. Help me with your comments.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Knowing that we are helping children from around the world with there self-esteem.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

the best out there.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Have more events bringing more children from around the world together.

Ways to make it better...

We had more financial support from companies that held self-esteem in high regard.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

getting more volunteers to help spread the word.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I am always optimistic and waiting for that phone call that knocks me off my feet. I am still waiting and my number is still, 610-741-5552.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

 
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1 person found this review helpful

When my daughter began losing her hair, she felt alone and did not know anyone like her. Children's Alopecia Project has changed her life and my life, too! She met other kids that were just like her and knew what she was feeling and I met other parents that knew what I was going through. My daughter is self confident and CAP played a huge role in that. I will forever be thankful for Jeff and his mission to encourage and help all kids facing the challenges, physically and emotionally, with hair loss. It's our CAP, we all wear it.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

When my daughter lost her hair at 8yo, so also lost her confidence and happiness. She got bullied and she was devastated and we were heartbroken for her. Ever since we got involved with CAP, things changed for the better. CAP is definitely life changing & even life saving. CAP is supportive, uplifting, accepting & totally awesome beyond words!

 
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3 people found this review helpful

CAP is all about the children with alopecia not the alopecia in a child. They focus on self-esteem and confidence and not treatments and cures. They try to let kids know that everyone is different and that is normal!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

Children's Alopecia project helped my daughter see she was not alone and the only little girl like her. She struggled with bullies and the groups at one of the summer activities helped her to learn to cope. She was given this opportunity free because of the love and hard work put in to making these camps free for the kids with alopecia.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

CAP is a wonderful organization that helps children with any form of Alopecia. It allows these children to meet others that have the same incurable condition, which causes them to lose their hair. The focus is to help the children grow self-esteem and to spread awareness. To see these kids interact with each other is just amazing!

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

This is an organisation that is what all organisations should aspire to....its about the kids. Building lifelong friendships, self esteem, and a level of confidence someone with our without Alopecia of any brand would want to achieve. It has done wonders for our son, who i turn, instills confidence around the world, with a condition he is not afraid of or worries about, but loves and owns.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

Childrens Alopecia Project is an amazing, life changing, self esteem boosting, loving organization! I lost all my hair at the age of two and started volunteering with CAP 6 years ago and it's been the best 6 years to be able to meet, learn from, grow with and be apart of the family! I've never felt as accepted and loved in my entire life until I joined CAP! I'm thankful everyday for this organization, the people it's blessed me with as well as all the opportunities! CAP truly is life changing and I can't say enough about all of the great work and events it does!

 
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