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Children’s Hairloss Charity Urgent Appeal for Help

April 19, 2024

Manchester-based charity, Little Lady Locks, provides wigs, hair replacement systems and accessories to children in the UK. To enable them to grow and help more children, the charity is now calling for more support from the hair and beauty industry.

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Having outgrown their current site, the charity needs to move to a much larger premises. Little Lady Locks Founder, Ashley Higgins, has put an appeal out on social media: “We urgently need more funds.  With the rate that the charity is growing, it’s not sustainable and we will collapse. If every one of our followers set up a monthly donation of £1, we would be covered. I don’t know what else to do other than to ask you all to help.”

As a hair loss and extension specialist, Ashley recognised the benefits of hair replacement services for her paying adult clients. However, in 2018 she heard the stories of two young girls and believed she found her calling: “Many of these children’s stories are so distressing; hearing about how they were bullied and became isolated from the world really moved me. I knew then that something needed to change. Even though these hair loss systems truly change lives and help restore confidence back into these children, the reality is that many families cannot afford the costs.”

As a registered charity, Little Lady Locks is dedicated to helping children and young people experiencing hair loss. The organisation supply, fit and maintain hair replacement systems, helping over 150 children to date. Ashley has developed different options for the children to help conceal their hair loss, from full and partial wigs to hairbands, hats and turbans. The service is completely FREE to anyone suffering with hair loss under the age of 18 in the UK.

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So, how can you help today?

  • Corporate Sponsorships are available from £3,000 annually, with quarterly and monthly payment options available to help inject much needed funds into the running of Little Lady Locks. Find out more about corporate sponsorship opportunities here.
  • Sponsor a Little Lady with a donation for a specific product from £50 to £500 here.


  • Make Little Lady Locks your chosen Charity of the Year to fundraise throughout the year.
  • The charity also welcomes product partnerships. Hair Made Easi officially partnered with the charity to link its product sales to donate and support the wig-making.


  • For anyone wanting to donate their own hair, there are a few guidelines and details of where to send the hair here. Why not make this a sponsored cut too, and fundraise linking to the Just Giving or GoFundMe pages for the charity?
  • Little Lady Locks can also take donations, either as a Monthly Subscription from £1 a month or as one-off donations from their website or other payment methods. More details here.


  • Always up for FUN-raising, the charity has seen sponsored bike rides, skydives, cake sales and much more to help raise much-needed funds to keep the charity going.

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Learn more about Little Lady Locks and the life-changing stories of the children it helps by following the charity online on Facebook and Instagram.