Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation

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Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation

Established to be the national Australia body supporting research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia, support those with the disease and their families, and inform the public about all forms of alopecia areata.

Website: http://www.aaaf.org.au
Members: 148
Latest Activity: Mar 27

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Started by Vesna Devcic Sep 18, 2010. 0 Replies

Founded in 2010, Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation (AAAF), is established to be the national Australia body supporting research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia, support those…Continue

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Comment by Vesna Devcic on March 27, 2014 at 5:49pm


WA - Greg our AAAF WA Support Group Manager would love to organise an event for Perth supporters! 

If you are interested in catching up with old AA friends or interested in meeting others please email Greg@aaaf.org.au.

 

Similarly you can register on our AAAF website to keep up to date with Research news or Events updates - We do not send Spam.  See http://www.aaaf.org.au/registry/

 

Comment by Vesna Devcic on March 9, 2014 at 5:49am
VIC Supporters
The AAAF Trivia & Silent Auction night is on again this year!
Invite your family & friends, work colleagues & team mates, book a table - maximum team of 8 people per table.

https://www.facebook.com/aaafonline/photos/a.146195552099511.39033.134360469949686/711578262227901/?type=1&theater
...

Auction Items up for grabs starting from $2 - $400
- Hawthorn signed football jumper
- Computer Items
- Beauty & Health products
- Homeware Items
- Various Vouchers
- Synthetic & Human hair extensions
- Very cheap Alopecia Packs!

We will also be drawing the winners of our AAAF competition “Tell Your Story” - 2 x winners will be drawn and will receive a $1000 voucher each (see our website for more details).

BYO Drinks and food - there will also be Cheese / Kabana and fruit platters, wine & soft drinks will be available for purchase

In between Trivia question sessions there will also be other games played where you can win prizes!!

This is such a great night you won't want to miss it!
RSVP or any queries to info@aaaf.org.au
Comment by Vesna Devcic on March 9, 2014 at 5:47am

NSW Supporters

Helen Beasley will be showcasing the first public exhibition of images from the "Turning Heads Art Crown Project" a 2012 initiative raising awareness & understanding of Alopecia Areata.

Please see Helen's page Rainbow Face Painting and Body Art to support this fantastic event .

https://www.facebook.com/events/228513677332930/

Comment by Vesna Devcic on March 9, 2014 at 5:18am

NSW Supporters - Wig Sale, drinks and a BBQ

Emma & Krissy have been busy planning a social event for our Sydney AAAF supporters and have decided to hold a Wig Sale in a relaxing environment coupled with a BBQ and a few drinks :)


 Come and meet new friends, catchup with old ones!

Note this sale will be held at a private house - for further information please email krissy@aaaf.org.au and details can be sent to you.

Emma & Krissy look forward to meeting you!

AAAF have these wigs for sale - see our online store for a preview of what will be available at the Wig Sale.

http://www.freewebstore.org/aaaf-buy-online/index.aspx?pageid=1997986

Comment by Chel Campbell on February 11, 2014 at 3:17pm

– A reminder about the casual get together on 22nd at the Edge Espresso Bar in Caloundra at 10am. if you have not yet replied and would like to attend, please let me know as soon as possible as I need to finalise numbers by this Saturday Judy @aaaf.org.au

Comment by Chel Campbell on February 11, 2014 at 3:16pm

One of our members (Sarah Peters) has written a play titled “Bald Heads and Blue Stars”. It will be screening at the University of Southern Qld next August.

Through this project she aims to raise awareness about Alopecia and share with a broader community the trials and triumphs that sufferers of Alopecia face each day.

Sarah interviewed a number of ladies from Qld for research and has sent a draft of the play to those involved. I was fortunate enough to be one of the lucky ladies and I must say, after having read the draft that she

has done an exceptional job and I am really looking forward to seeing the play.

 

If you are interested all the details can be found by clicking on the following link:

 

http://www.usq.edu.au/news-events/events/2014/08/baldheads

Comment by Vesna Devcic on February 8, 2014 at 6:23pm

Hi Everyone,

We now have a closed Brisbane / QLD group for those that wish to join a more private forum on facebook

 

see https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/360044287470628/

we are still looking for supporters that may wish to help AAAF run a NT / TAS / WA facebook page. 

AAAF is run by volunteers who also work full time so any help we can get from people keen to get involved is great!!

Email us at info@aaaf.org.au if you wish to know more :)

Comment by Vesna Devcic on December 23, 2013 at 3:36pm
Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

Thank you for your support during the year :)
Comment by Vesna Devcic on November 30, 2013 at 11:55pm

Hi Everyone,

Its been awhile since I have posted, but just reminding you that we have a few closed facebook groups if you are interested in joining

https://www.facebook.com/groups/324140794330058/ - Melbourne / Vic

https://www.facebook.com/groups/191926040992952/ - Adelaide / SA

https://www.facebook.com/groups/alopeciasupportgroup.sydney/ - Sydney / NSW

and we also have our mainstream AAAF facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/aaafonline?ref=hl

 

We also have a registry page on our website which you may wish to join to keep abreast of events and research http://www.aaaf.org.au/registry/

If you have any questions please let us know on info@aaaf.org.au

 

 

 

 

Comment by Vesna Devcic on September 28, 2013 at 11:18pm

Hi All Victorians just a reminder this is on this Friday!! Hope some of you can make it!

Melbourne - AAAF Family Pizza night
La Porchetta - 5 Derby Rd, Caulfield
Friday 4th October - 6.30pm booking
Everyone, young and old are welcome to join AAAF for a casual get together & catchup with old friends, and even meet some new ones.
This is a great relaxed forum to chat to other parents, teenagers and kids who all have one thing in common....Alopecia Areata!
We have our own dedicated room upstairs booked under "AAAF".
If you require further information or wish to RSVP to this event, please contact info@aaaf.org.au
Hope to see some of you Melbournians there(or regional Victorians!)

 

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