17.04.2018

Let my Hair be your Hair!

Meaningful Collaboration for Patients with Cancer

Karsiyaka Municipality and Izmir Professional Hairdressers and Beauty Experts Association realized a meaningful event for creating awareness and providing support for the patients losing their hair due to their cancer treatments. Volunteers who came together with hairdressers donated their hair for wig to be made for the patients.

Wig will Be Made out of the Donations.

The event being organized within the scope of campaign being arranged by Cancer Fighters Association with the slogan of “Let my Hair by your Hair!”, took place at Karsiyaka Municipality Ziya Gokalp Cultural Center. 40 hairdressers, donators cancer patients, their relatives, and tens of supporters participated in the organization. During the event when hairdressers exhibited hair shows, donators took to the stage to make their hair cut. Hair being donated by 53 volunteers are delivered to Cancer Fighters Association for wig to be made and given to the patients. During the event the problems lived through by patients fighting with cancer were also emphasized and messages of collaboration are given.

Event of Goodness

Karsiyaka Mayor Huseyin Mutlu Akpinar said:“We felt very happy to make contribution to such a good and meaningful event with the collaboration of IZKUDER in the project of Cancer Fighters Association being named as “Let my Hair be your Hair”. We will continue to provide support for making contribution to increasing communal awareness in fighting with this disease and in giving moral to cancer patients.”

Full Support Being Provided by Hairdressers

Izmir Professional Hairdressers and Beauty Experts Association (IZKUDER) President Hüseyin Ulas emphasized that they are the permanent supporters of the campaign. President Uzun, who stated that hair being longer than 30 centimeters as not being made subject to too much chemical processing could be donated, also said that volunteers meeting these conditions could obtain detailed information by dialing number 0532 453 26 88  to make their hair cut as free.