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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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

Photo Shoot Update: Real Women with Alopecia

March 1st, 2015 by Chassin

New Date Added: San Diego, CA:  March 22

Our professional photo shoot about women with Alopecia Areata like never before.

Photos + Quotes = who we are and what we want the public to know.

Don’t miss this chance.  Be part of our ground-breaking presentation and tell your supporters  we are launching a Kickstarter soon.

Slots are still available in ORANGE COUNTY on March 20th and SAN DIEGO on March 22nd.

Read more and SIGN UP HERE: http://bitly.com/BGPhotoSoCal

Real Women with Alopecia: Very Special Day

February 18th, 2015 by Chassin

This LINK to Sign Up and be part of a special gallery show !

Click HERE to get inspired!

Click HERE to get  supporter alerts for the project’s Kickstarter  campaign!

We Educate Hair Replacement Professionals

September 3rd, 2013 by Chassin
Thea Chassin presents "Alopecia Uncovered" , her educational seminar for hair replacement professionals.

Thea Chassin presents “Alopecia Uncovered” , her educational seminar for hair replacement professionals.

Meet the newest Dove Girl – with alopecia

December 13th, 2012 by admin

 Dove Glowing Skin Billboard features Abby Asistio.

BGDL Global Survey Raises Awareness

December 11th, 2012 by Chassin

The benefits of research are not immediate.

Here’s one of the  many ways contributions to Bald Girls Do Lunch raise public awareness and help people with alopecia live a better life today.

“Bald Girls Do Lunch Raises Awareness About Alopecia with International Survey. National Non-Profit Offers Insight Into Disease”

To support our end of year fund-raising campaign, click Donate Now at right. Or visit FirstGiving.com and choose Bald Girls Do Lunch. With your funds we will do even more in 2013!

Watch: Ignite Phoenix speaker # 13: Even without hair

October 30th, 2012 by admin


Sports and fitness stories needed for radio show

August 27th, 2010 by Chassin

ASAP: do you have any kind of  sports-related alopecia story? Either your own experience, someone you know, or someone you’ve seen?

Your stories are needed this weekend, on or before Sunday, August 29th. Leave your info at 800.578.5332 or email to info@baldgirlsdolunch.org. Be sure to leave a call back number. You won’t be on air, but your story will be.

Thea will be talking about sports and alopecia on the ESPN public affairs radio show (“Beyond Sports”)  from Chicago being recorded early next week.

New tool for every time you shop

December 22nd, 2009 by Chassin

With this handy toolbar, your regular online shopping generates a donation to BGDL and you do absolutely nothing extra. (You can even hide the toolbar and it still works)

Use this link today to get our new tool. And thank you very much for helping us grow and reach more women in more places faster.