Who we are

Imagine within just weeks losing every bit of hair... all over. It's unpredictable and it happens. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin disease that can have a devastating affect on self-image, especially women's. Bald Girls Do Lunch is the only nonprofit created specifically to help women cope, gain confidence and feel a sense of community. Learn more...

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Bald Girls Do Lunch wins our 3rd Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology. Read more....


In Your Words from the BGDL Mailbag

April 16th, 2014 by Chassin

Women with alopecia, you are not alone in the world and we have your comments to prove it. http://hub.am/1j1oxuZ

Sign up for automatic updates to Thea’s weekly Support Network blog.

Is Alopecia Areata Hereditary?

April 2nd, 2014 by Chassin

As we all struggle to understand and cope with autoimmune diseases, it’s important to know what it means for your family as well.


Please share so others can know the facts too.

Celebrate our Roots April 7-11

April 1st, 2014 by Chassin

Join us where BGDL launched. One of our very first meet-ups was in Utah and we’ve been meeting fabulous women and making new friends every year since.
Choose your city and let’s do dessert in Layton, South Jordan or West Valley City.
Ddetails and RSVP HERE.


Women with Hair Loss: What We Do For Alopecia!

March 29th, 2014 by Chassin

Alopecia Areata StoryAmerican Express encourages you to use your AMEX Rewards Points instead of cash to make your 2014 charity donation to Bald Girls Do Lunch.

Click here to find out more.

What We’re Doing Already in 2014:

Launched the popular Alopecia Areata Support Network blog

Completed Phase I of the Women with Alopecia video shoot

Published inspiring personal stories of fabulously positive women

Fostered public understanding of lives affected by alopecia areata

Educated about human hair and scalp prosthetics

…..and much more!

BGDL Wig Sponsor: Where Human Hair Comes From

March 16th, 2014 by Chassin

Fortune Wigs, BGDL Sponsor and Business Friend, provided an exclusive interview for our new Alopecia Areata Support Network Blog. Sign up for blog updates.

To tell us if your company will be a BGDL Sponsor or Business Friend, email: info@BaldGirlsDolunch.org

Announcing the Alopecia Support Network Blog

February 6th, 2014 by Chassin

Thea ChassinBald Girls Do Lunch is proud to announce a brand new blog – the Alopecia Support Network.

Much like everything we do, this new effort is dedicated to women with alopecia. We will be updating  it weekly with information to help women cope, gain confidence and feel a sense of community.

So click on over and check out the latest at the Alopecia Support Network!

EVANSTON, IL: Get Warm with BGDL February 9

February 1st, 2014 by Chassin

Join Thea Chassin and meet women just like you at our Evanston lunch. Bravo Cucina Italiana has something for everyone. No advance ticket but you must RSVP by 2/7/14

Details here.

Earrings Fundraiser for BGDL

January 18th, 2014 by Chassin


Easy as 1-2-3

1) See detail photos here:
2) Click DONATE button at BaldGirlsDoLunch.org
3) Donate $10 for one pair or $25 for 3. Don’t forget to include a memo telling us which pairs you want.(retail value $18)

Thank you for supporting BGDL. Earrings designed by Copper Diem (Visit etsy.com)

Southern California: January 12th in Rancho Cucamonga

January 10th, 2014 by Chassin


Join Thea Chassin, women with alopecia & friends less than an hour from Los Angeles or Irvine.

View Invitation: http://conta.cc/1lIWYuV

RSVP Required to thea@baldgirlsdolunch.org or 800.578.5332