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Tag Archives: locks for a cause

Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails, April 7

Most 16-year-olds have enough worries from getting their driver’s license, to passing their next exam, to making plans with that special someone. But when NSU junior Lesly Viera was 16, she had a different kind of concern – she was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered a lymphoma located between her…


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU on Sun. April 7 to Collect Ponytails

Local stylists offer complimentary haircuts to “Locks for a Cause” donors, with funds raised to benefit cancer research


Teen Cancer Survivor Collects More Than 200 Ponytails at “Locks for a Cause” Cut-a-Thon

Most 16-year-olds have enough worries… from getting their driver’s license, to passing their next exam, to making plans with that special someone. But when NSU sophomore Lesly Viera was 16, she had a different kind of concern — she was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered a lymphoma located between her heart…


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU on Sun. March 18 to Collect Ponytails

19-year-old cancer survivor and NSU biology major Lesly Viera wants to give back to other teens and young adults affected by cancer. So despite carrying a full course load at NSU, she started and continues to run Locks for a Cause – a student organization that raises funds for cancer research. On Sunday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the group will host its second annual “For Hair’s Sake” cut-a-thon to raise funds for cancer research and collect ponytails for Locks of Love, a non-profit that creates high-quality wigs for children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy or a medical condition.


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts 2nd Annual “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails

Most 16-year-olds have enough worries from getting their driver’s license, to passing their next exam, to making plans with that special someone. But when NSU sophomore Lesly Viera was 16, she had a different kind of concern – she was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered a lymphoma located between her…


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts ‘For Hair’s Sake’ Benefit at NSU for ‘Locks of Love’

Most 16-year-olds have enough worries from getting their driver’s license, to passing their next exam, to making plans with that special someone. But when NSU freshman Lesly Viera was 16, she had a different kind of concern – she was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered lymphoma located between her heart…


NSU student group collects ponytails for Locks of Love, and receives coverage from several local media outlets

NSU student group Locks for a Cause, founded by cancer survivor and NSU freshman Lesly Viera, held its first event, “For Hair’s Sake” at NSU on April 17 to collect ponytails for Locks of Love.


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails, Raise Funds for “Locks of Love,” Apr. 17

NSU student group “Locks for a Cause” will host “For Hair’s Sake” on Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to to raise funds for cancer research and collect ponytails for Locks of Love, a non-profit that creates high-quality wigs for children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy or a medical condition.