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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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2021 National Campaign: #LightitUpBlue4AlopeciaAreata

September 10th, 2021 by Chassin
Mario Como Bridge at night lit up in blue lights.

Landmarks and Bridges Are Illuminating Blue for Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

Bridges, buildings and other landmarks across the United States will be illuminated blue in September to raise awareness for this important autoimmune disease.

The current illumination schedule is HERE. Any updates or additions to the schedule will be posted on this website.

If you plan to visit an illumination, we invite you to take a photo and tag your social media postings with the hashtag: #LightItUpBlue4AlopeciaAreata.

Through September 15, 2021

  • September 10: Helix Garage – Lexington, Kentucky
  • September 10: Concourse Office Park – Atlanta, Georgia
  • September 13: Sperry Tower – Eagan, Minnesota
  • September 14: Kansas City Power & Light Building – Kansas City, Missouri
  • September 15 (and 22): Nasdaq Tower – New York, New York
  • September 16: Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge – Tarrytown, New York
  • September 17-19: Legislative Hall: Delaware State Capitol  – Dover, Delaware
  • September 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge – Poughkeepsie, New York
  • September 20-26: Davenport Skybridge, Davenport, Iowa
  • September 21: Wells Fargo’s Duke Energy Center – Charlotte, North Carolina
  • September 22 (and 15): Nasdaq Tower – New York, New York
  • September 23: Milwaukee County Historical Society – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • September 24: Historic 10th Street Bridge – Great Falls, Montana
  • September 27: River Lights in the Rock – Little Rock, Arkansas
  • September 28: Legacy Tower – Rochester, New York
  • September 29: Skydance Bridge – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • September 10: Helix Garage – Lexington, Kentucky
  • September 10: Concourse Office Park – Atlanta, Georgia
  • September 13: Sperry Tower – Eagan, Minnesota
  • September 14: Kansas City Power & Light Building – Kansas City, Missouri
  • September 15 (and 22): Nasdaq Tower – New York, New York
  • September 16: Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge – Tarrytown, New York
  • September 17-19: Legislative Hall: Delaware State Capitol  – Dover, Delaware
  • September 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge – Poughkeepsie, New York
  • September 20-26: Davenport Skybridge, Davenport, Iowa
  • September 21: Wells Fargo’s Duke Energy Center – Charlotte, North Carolina
  • September 22 (and 15): Nasdaq Tower – New York, New York
  • September 23: Milwaukee County Historical Society – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • September 24: Historic 10th Street Bridge – Great Falls, Montana
  • September 27: River Lights in the Rock – Little Rock, Arkansas
  • September 28: Legacy Tower – Rochester, New York
  • September 29: Skydance Bridge – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • September 30: Main Street Square – Rapid City, South Dakota