It’s September! Alopecia Areata Awareness MonthSeptember 19th, 2022 by Chassin
Photo credit: Thea Chassin
The 2022 #LightitUpBlue4AlopeciaAreata campaign for Alopecia Areata Awareness features landmark illuminations in 47 states.
Illumination Schedule September 16-30, 2022
September 16-18: Legislative Hall: Delaware State Capitol – Dover, Delaware
September 16: Ashley River Memorial Bridge – Charleston, South Carolina
September 17: ARCH Historic 10th Street Bridge – Great Falls, Montana
September 18: JL Tower – Anchorage, Alaska
September 19: Fargo City Hall – Fargo, North Dakota
September 19: Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge – Poughkeepsie, New York
September 19: RSA Trustmark Building – Mobile, Alabama
September 19: RSA Van Antwerp Building – Mobile, Alabama
September 19: RSA Battle House Tower – Mobile, Alabama
September 19: RSA Tower Building – Montgomery, Alabama
September 19: RSA Dexter Avenue Building – Mobile, Alabama
September 19: The Capital Wheel – National Harbor, Maryland
September 19: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa and Convention Center – Montgomery, Alabama
September 20: Wells Fargo’s Duke Energy Center – Charlotte, North Carolina
September 20: Bakowski Bridge of Lights – Shreveport, Louisiana
September 21: The Wheel at Icon Park – Orlando, Florida
September 21: Pacifica Honolulu – Honolulu, Hawaii
September 22: Nasdaq Tower Times Square – New York, New York
September 22: Pawtucket River Bridge – Pawtucket, Rhode Island
September 23-25: Concourse Office Park (King and Queen Buildings) – Atlanta, Georgia
September 23: France Avenue Lights – Edina, Minnesota
September 24: Bank of America Plaza – Dallas, Texas
September 24: Elk River Bridge – Charleston, West Virginia
September 25: Museum at Prairiefire – Overland Park, Kansas
September 25: Cleveland Terminal Tower – Cleveland, Ohio
September 26-28: Gilbert Water Tower – Gilbert, Arizona
September 26: City of Moreno Valley “M” – Moreno Valley, California
September 27-30: Blue Bridge – Grand Rapids, Michigan
September 27: Main Street Square Spires – Rapid City, South Dakota
September 28: River Lights in the Rock, Main Street Junction and Clinton Park Bridges – Little Rock, Arkansas
September 28: Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse – Evansville, Indiana
September 28: One Liberty Place – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 29: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge – Omaha, Nebraska
September 30: Kansas City Power and Light Building – Kansas City, Missouri
September 30: Bridge of Lights – Ocean City, New Jersey
September 30: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center – Virginia Beach, Virginia
View the entire list of monuments and landmarks HERE
Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Turns Blue for NY Alopecia Areata Awareness September 16, 2021September 10th, 2021 by Chassin
6:30 pm, Tarrytown Riverwalk, Tarrytown NY
Meetup location: On the Riverwalk just west of 240 West Main St. Park in Lot E
- Meet Thea Chassin, Founder of Bald Girls Do Lunch
- Watch the bridge turn from daylight to blue
- Photo-ops fun: bring a blue LED or wear something blue
- Creative? Make a sign: #LightitUpBlue4AlopeciaAreata
Alopecia Areata Month, Bald Is In!Â®March 20th, 2021 by Chassin
Take a selfie. Save the date. Celebrate 2021 Alopecia Awareness Month. BALD IS IN! for the month of September.
Your photo will appear in our first annual Bald Is In selfie collage.
Send your selfie to thea@BaldGirlsDoLunch.org
Together we get closer to the day when bald women are as easily accepted as bald men.
Pro Athlete Partners with Bald Girls Do Lunch!March 10th, 2021 by Chassin
Weâ€™re so excited!
American professional volleyball player Deja McClendon, is joining Bald Girls Do LunchÂ® to promote awareness about alopecia areata and Bald Girls Do Lunch as part of the Athletes Unlimitedâ€™s Pro Causes initiative.
â€œI really love the Bald Girls cause and how they bring back confidence in women by giving them an outlet to express themselves and talk through the stigma of being a bald woman,â€ says Deja who was diagnosed with alopecia when she was 12.
Lights on! Every night in September!September 14th, 2020 by Chassin
Every Night in September! Easy trip close to the NY State Thruway in New York's Albany Capital Region. A very special…Posted by Bald Girls Do Lunch on Thursday, September 10, 2020
Alopecia support is here.November 2nd, 2019 by Chassin
Shannon’s Story from Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc on Vimeo.
You’re not alone if you’re wondering how do I cope with alopecia areata knowing there’s no alopecia cure? One way to feel supported is right here: watching and reading personal storiesÂ Â â€” people like yourself living with alopecia.
WatchÂ Shannon’s heartfelt story: how she talks to herself and to others.
We thank Concert Pharmaceuticals for including our Bald GirlsÂ ambassador, Shannon, in their patient web portal for alopecia areata at ConcertPharma.com/patients/
Living with Alopecia AreataOctober 22nd, 2018 by Chassin
You’ve heard first hand how disruptive an alopecia areata diagnosis can be. The shock, anxiety and shame can send women into hiding from social activities, even some types of work. Like Shirley…