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As Aidan and Ryan's mom, people ask me all the time, "When are you going to cut their hair?"  My answer?  "I'm not."  (Frankly, I'm not sure why anyone cares anyway!)  That said, today my answer is different.  Today my answer is, "Mid September 2018".  We still have to figure out the actual date.  Why the change?  The boys have decided to donate their hair to Wigs for Kids, an organization that helps kids living with cancer, to live better (see below for more information on Wigs for Kids).  

Ryan, who is eight years old, has had long hair his entire life.  Even as a baby his hair grew straight up.  By the time I would even consider taking him to a hairdresser, he was 18 months and already had long hair.  I couldn't bear to cut it short at that point (although we did do regular trims).  Now he is eight years old and tired of being called a girl.  He asked if he could cut his hair and I suggested he grow it long to cut it for a wig to donate to a child with cancer.  He quickly agreed.  

Aidan is 11 years old and has been growing his hair long since he was about seven years old.  He loves his long hair but is willing to part with it to donate it to a child in need (of course I had to agree that he could grow it long again if he so desired...easy agreement on my part).  He gets called a girl all the time too but brushes it off as he kindly lets the offender know that he is a boy.  

As part of the Wigs for Kids program, we have set up a donations page for anyone who wants to make a donation in support of Aidan and Ryan’s haircuts and in support of Wigs for Kids.  We have a number of friends and colleagues who are living with cancer or are in remission (Peter, Alyssa, Megan, Pauline, Isabella, Jen, Sophie and others we aren’t at liberty to mention) and sadly, several who have succumbed to cancer (Pavel, Sue, Randy).  Is it our hope that by creating more awareness for cancer through the boys cutting their hair, that we will be able to provide some additional donations to help children living with cancer.  If you ever asked me, “When are you cutting their hair?” please consider making a donation at this time in support of the long-anticipated haircuts and children living with cancer. Thank you so much!!

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Wigs for Kids BC (W4K BC) helps kids living with cancer, live better.

A proudly volunteer-run organization, W4K BC provides funding to cover the cost of custom-made human-hair wigs for children and teens at BC Children's Hospital who have suffered hair loss due to cancer treatment or other serious illnesses. Donations to W4K BC also help families pay for medications and feeding supplies that are essential for treatment but not covered by their medical plan.

When a child has a serious illness it takes an enormous toll on the entire family–both emotionally and financially. The assistance W4K BC provides makes the family's burden a little lighter so they can focus more of their time and energy on caring for their sick child.

By contributing to W4K BC, you are making a tremendous difference in the lives of children living with cancer - and their families - across the province. Thank you for your support.

Total Funds Raised

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  • $100.00
    From The Benevides Family

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Ken Gregson

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $75.00
    From Carrolyn Lok

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From Teresa Maggiotto

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Spencer Kelly

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Ms. Monahan

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Jane Beleski

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  • From Kara Anzer

    in Support of

  • $50.00
    From Theresa Duvall

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Ron Chu

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From Stuart Hamilton

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Shiva Badiee

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From LUCY SCHAPPY

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Kelly Ryan

    in Support of

  • $100.00
    From Peter Ryan

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Patti Symons

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Michelle Klein

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Nicole Cook

    in Support of

  • $50.00
    From Wendy Bach

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From 6th St. Agnes Scouting Group

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Leah & Skye Thomson

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Allyson Helgason

    in Support of

  • $50.00
    From Kevin & Julie Tymchuk

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Cathy DiVito

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Joe and Cindy Bruzzone

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Marilyn Bergstra

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From John Phillips

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $25.00
    From Todd Hickling

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From Michael McCormick

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From andreas conradi

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Scalabrino Downsizing

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From The Hendersons

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $25.00
    From Rhonda & Brian Bacon

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Yvonne Metcalfe

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Joan Udell

    in Support of

  • $25.00
    From Suzette Magri

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Ruth and Peter Bach

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Elaine Wong

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $25.00
    From wendy phillips

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Lynn Kinna

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Oliver Harden

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $25.00
    From Anonymous

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Barry and Laurina Anderson

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Kathryn DaSilva

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From Leanne and Robert Anselmo

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From D Cracknell

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Winifred Reid

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Pamela Dixon

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Virginia Crowley

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Alyssa Burkus Rolf

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $10.00
    From CRISTINA Lepore

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Melanie and don Fast

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From David Brear

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $25.00
    From Shannon Chestnut

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Mirella Russell

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Shelley Beddow

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $50.00
    From Sonia Kolper

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • From Karen Beattie

    in Support of

  • $50.00
    From Wendy Steadman

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid

  • $100.00
    From Stewart and Camille Reid

    in Support of Aidan & Ryan Reid's upcoming haircuts & Wigs4Kids