International Alopecia Day 2012 - Saturday, August 4!

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ON INTERNATIONAL ALOPECIA DAY THIS YEAR?

A small get-together with friends? Lunch? Picnic in the park? Walk/run? Info table at a mall? Party? Check out the previous years' videos for ideas. Plan something small or large.

It's our day to raise public awareness and celebrate with friends. For those of you who've been wanting to try going out in public bald for the first time, THIS is the perfect day!

Be a part of this year's YouTube video slideshow by taking photos of yourself and your friends on August 4 to send to me later. It's BEST if you hold up a sign (can be handwritten) that says your city/location and "International Alopecia Day 2012".

Join the International Alopecia Day Group on AlopeciaWorld and/or Facebook, and post a blog about YOUR location and plans.

Please share this with your Alopecian friends around the U.S. AND all over the world - the more countries we have represented, the better! Local newspapers and TV will report about this event if we can list a number of cities and countries taking part - it BECOMES news, and helps us get the word out about Alopecia Areata.

See you OUT there!
Mary

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Comment by Nicole on June 21, 2012 at 5:58pm

Wow! This is wonderful to hear. I didn't even know that International Alopecia Day existed. I know about National Alopecia Areata Month in September. I guess this just gives me more reasons to have a girls nite out!

Comment by Mary on June 21, 2012 at 6:29pm

Thanks, Nicole! It exists because we created it - originally here on Alopecia World and with a video I posted on YouTube. Please join the group, spread the word, and join in on August 4.

Comment by Mary on July 9, 2012 at 10:36am

Great! Send me a photo taken that day.

Comment by Hannah Dennis on July 12, 2012 at 11:50am

i hope to have a few friends and family over to all hold up different signs for international alopecia day :) ive seen the other years pictures and i think its great :) x

Comment by Mary on July 12, 2012 at 6:05pm

That's wonderful!!!

Comment by Louis on July 12, 2012 at 8:37pm

Thanks for the post! I will definately be submitting some photos for the slideshow! Awesome idea, a great excuse to reach out and find some other local people with Alopecia. It would be nice to spend the day with others!

Comment by Mary on July 13, 2012 at 1:37am

Thanks! Check out the previous years' videos if you haven't seen them.

Comment by moonflower on July 14, 2012 at 6:57am
I had no idea this day existed! Thanks for the info!
Comment by Mary on July 14, 2012 at 11:33am

It's been going for a few years - we're trying to help it continue to grow!

Comment by Heather Ramon on July 22, 2012 at 5:23pm

So I would love to do an event in Phoenix area that day...How do I find and invite people in my area?? Does this site support that type of searching? I'm fairly new here

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