Aussie kids impacted by Variety last year


Different medical conditions were supported


Amazing people fundraising


People have donated their hair

Chop your hair to help kids.

Your hair is given a second life and made into a wig for someone who has lost their hair due to a long-term medical condition – giving back the gift of confidence and self-esteem.

All the money from the sale of the hair and your fundraising will go towards giving kids in need a fair go. This could mean purchasing a new wheelchair for a child with a disability or buying school uniforms for kids who are doing it tough.

How It Works


Commit to chopping your hair, set the date and get ready to help give Aussie kids a fair go.

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Your hair will be made into a wig for someone who has lost their hair due to a long-term medical condition.

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Rally the support of friends and family to help you on your Hair with Heart journey, and raise money for Aussie kids in need.

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Money raised will help kids living with disability, chronic illness and disadvantage.

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Your Impact


Arianna has Cerebral Palsy and was granted a standing frame. Now she can get out of her wheelchair, increase her mobility and independence and feel more included at school and at home.


For the first time, Jayden can propel himself around on his feet using the granted standing frame, going where he pleases and start to strengthen the muscle tone of his legs.


Mia is autistic and has Asperger’s Syndrome. She needed a quiet space, to retreat from the world when she feels overwhelmed. We were able to fund a cubby house for Mia: a place to call her own.


Hannah has Alopecia Areata and was granted a suction wig. Hannah loves her wig and wears it with pride during her netball matches and when she’s on stage dancing, singing or acting.

Decide to make a difference today.

You’ll be giving the gift of a fair go when you fundraise and donate your ponytail to Hair with Heart.

Meet other people like you

  • Sithy, TAS
    I have seen the mental suffering of individuals who goes through different illnesses. If donating hair can ease a bit of that suffering at least a bit and give a smile, well that’s all anyone could as...
  • Cyryla, VIC
    I decided to cut about 40cm of hair and donate it to Variety to help kids who benefit from my hair donation. It was a big decision to make, but (as long as I have it trimmed a little every now and the...
  • Madison Blaire, VIC
    Hi my name is Madie. I never wanted to cut my long hair but after mum showed me "Hair with Heart” I didn’t hesitate to donate my hair to those who need it. I will take care of my hair so when it g...
  • Michael, VIC
    I lost a close family member to cancer a few years ago and she lost her hair during treatment. I’ve always had very short hair cuts and this loss fuelled me with the desire to grow my hair and donate ...

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We’re here to help as much as we can – send us an email, give us a call on 02 9819 1000 or submit an enquiry.