Locks of Love

Rating: 3.4 stars   15 reviews

Issues: Health

Location: 2925 10th Avenue N Suite 102 Lake Worth FL 33461 USA

Mission: Our mission is to return a sense of self, confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by utilizing donated ponytails to provide the highest quality hair prosthetics to financially disadvantaged children. The children receive hair prostheses free of charge or on a sliding scale, based on financial need.
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EIN 65-0755522
(561) 963-1677
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Rating: 4 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I dont know why everyone is so bent on if a thank you card was received or not. Isnt this a charity where you unselfishly donate? I dont think a thank you card is needed...that is selfish to expect one. Does anyone get a thank you card from a church org or donating clothes? Dont donate if you are expecting something back.

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

nothing.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I started growing my hair especially for a little girl I met that was really never going to be able to grow her own, her whole family has this defect. What an easy wonderful thing to do ,Now at 58 years of age, And in need of some surgery ,I decided that 22 inches was way to long for me ,Plz Grow and share, You can always get it back. God bless all those who give and care . I love my new hairstyle. God bless all the readers .Teresa marchand

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

Tell everyone to grow ,grow, grow, you'll NEVER be sorry

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 4 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

My daughters and their friends regularly donate their hair to Locks of Love. They fill out the donation form and receive a thank you card each time. Locks of Love prefers hair that is 10 inches long or longer, but they separate the shorter strands and sell them to offset the cost of wig production. This is all clearly stated on their web site. I do know one child who has received a wig from Locks of Love. She and her family were very pleased with it. I am very satisfied with this organization.

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

the fact that my daughters and their friends donate their hair to this organization

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

I am satisfied with the organization at this time.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

my daughter has donated four times now. She feels wonderful about her role in helping another child who is less privaledged, either with health or financial issues, than she is. Of those four donations, two received a thank you post card and two did not. I think it has to do with what information the salon sends in, not with the organization itself. Even without thanks, though, my daughter continues to look forward to the day when her hair is long enough to donate again.

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

the pride my daughter feels having done something good for someone she has never even met.

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

not change a thing!

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Rating: 1 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I've given to locks of love 4 times now. More than a foot and a half every time. Not a word of thanks ever.

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

As far as I could tell, the 'charaties' took my hair and claimed the donations as my own.

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

Give credit to the people that actually gave hair.

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

i cut and gave to Locks of Love about 3 years ago... granted, i had really, really short hair after that cut, but, i had hair.. and learned a good lesson that it's not what we look like, but who we are on the inside that makes us who we are.. my hair has since grown out, and i'm going this weekend to cut it again and give it to Locks of Love... it's the least i can do!

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

getting the satisfaction of giving something i have to benefit someone in need

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

Ways to make it better...

i could grow my hair faster! i can only participate about every 3 years, but plan on continuing to do so

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

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007-5-01

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