Who we are

Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...

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Take Action TODAY

January 22nd, 2020 by Chassin

Please take action TODAY to make the most of this inspiring moment for all of us living with AA.

Photo Credit: MSNBC

THANK YOU for joining Bald Girls Do Lunch in celebrating Massachusetts Representative Ayanna Pressley. And, expanding our work to support more girls and women living with AA.

It’s a beautiful step forward for awareness, acceptance, and the Bald Girls community.


Alopecia Care Kit Video

October 6th, 2018 by Chassin

Buy Your Alopecia Sleep Hat

Alopecia Areata Support that Works!

June 23rd, 2018 by Chassin

Spring In The City from Bald Girls Do Lunch on Vimeo.

We’re Top-Rated Again!

November 27th, 2017 by Chassin

Bald Girls Do Lunch is donor-supported. You can be a Bald Girls donation hero today. Your friendship and support works to stop alopecia areata anxiety and shame.


We are a Top-Rated Nonprofit!

November 20th, 2016 by Chassin

Top-Rated Nonprofit

Read inspiring stories about us and add your own!


Announcing: It’s International Women with Alopecia Month

July 17th, 2014 by Chassin

July is our month!  Check out our life-enhancing tips from the BGDL Alopecia Areata Support Network Blog.






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!

We’ve won a 2012 Top-Rated Award from Great NonProfits

November 26th, 2012 by admin

With some amazing reviews we got from you, we’ve won a 2012 TopRated Award from GreatNonprofits.
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How to talk about alopecia?

December 13th, 2009 by Chassin

Holiday time for many means friends and family gathering round. This season, you might be new to alopecia.  Or, maybe it’s resurfaced. Or, maybe you’ve decided to take a new approach and let others in a bit more about what this condition is and isn’t.

Our BGDL appearance on the TODAY show can help. Just send the link around or click, sit back and enjoy yourself. There are millions of us. Often hiding in plain sight. All around the world.