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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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Take just 3 minutes: Share Your Experience and Keep BGDL Top-Rated

October 25th, 2015 by Chassin

Say a few words HERE before October 30, 2015.

Your experience helps the rest of the world understand alopecia and Bald Girls Do Lunch.

In advance, I thank you so very much.

~~ Thea Chassin, founder

Women with Alopecia Deserve Beautiful Alopecia Awareness

October 10th, 2015 by Chassin

You asked for beautiful, feminine awareness bracelets. They have arrived!


Be Brave” bracelets and jewelry support Bald Girls Do Lunch.


  • – Choose your color and metal.
  • – Purchase for yourself or a friend.
  • – Your bracelet gets a conversation started. Hurray!


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Visit Alopecia Areata Brave Page for Bald Girls Do Lunch to Empower Women with our programs.

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Alopecia Areata Brave Page with Bald Girls Do Lunch - Adjustable Bracelet - Purple Signature Bar Necklace - Gold
 Be Brave Earrings - Silver Original Rope Bracelet - Purple
 Signature Bar Necklace - Silver Stitched Leather Bracelet - Purple
 Maya Bracelet - Purple  Braided Leather Bracelet - Purple
 Original Leather Bracelet - Purple


Love and Alopecia Areata Support in Massachusetts

October 8th, 2015 by Chassin


Follow Laura’s Journey



Read Bob’s Advice


Run Without Hair for Alopecia and Bald Girls

October 2nd, 2015 by Chassin

Running Bald
Do you run without hair? Ann is! Our very special Pennsylvania friend, photographer and beautiful Bald Girl Ann Kennard, has launched her support for Bald Girls outreach with the first Run Without Hair.

Donate today for Ann’s run to raise awareness and empower women with alopecia!


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Documentary Pinkham: Finding Lifelong Passion After Alopecia

September 11th, 2015 by Chassin


Documentary Pinkham: Finding Lifelong Passion After Alopecia

Film “Pinkham” by Cineastas features woman with alopecia in Portland, Oregon.

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Managing The First Year With Alopecia Areata – Christine’s Story

August 31st, 2015 by Chassin


Tackling the first year with ‪#‎alopecia‬ areata head on. How Christine nailed it and told her boss! http://bgdl.org/1LRZA8U

6 Questions for Xeljanz Trial Participant

August 21st, 2015 by Chassin


6 Questions for Alopecia Patient on Xeljanz http://bgdl.org/1Jqgj0J

Alopecia areata patient on Xeljanz talks to Bald Girls Do Lunch alopecia support founder Thea Chassin.

Got Alopecia? Providence, RI: Renew, Refresh, Rejuvenate with BGDL

July 22nd, 2015 by Chassin

Meet Thea Chassin and women with alopecia areata in Rhode Island on August 4, 2015 (or Northern CT August 6)

Not only does our Empowering Alopecia Network  uplift and inspire,  every attendee goes home with a goody bag filled with scarves, beanies and a synthetic wig.

Invitation Details and RSVP HERE

FDA Hearings to Include Alopecia Areata

July 14th, 2015 by Chassin


Alopecia Areata Slated for FDA Hearings http://bgdl.org/1LeuyGa

Bald Girls Do Lunch Announces FDA Hearings on #AlopeciaAreata #alopecia