Financial Assistance for LACE WIGS

Below is information on applying for a grant for a lace front wig.

National Alopecia Areata Foundation along with Elite Hair & Beauty Lace wig store/ Elitelacewig.com is proud to announce an organization that provides grants to individuals with alopecia. For additional information visit the National Alopecia Areata Foundation at www.naaf.org.

Please Note: When you loose your hair due to medical reasons such as hair loss due to a medical condition such as alopecia, lupus, or the effects of chemotherapy request a prescription from your physician for a "full cranial prosthesis" which is the appropriate term for insurance company reimbursement. Your hair prosthesis may also be a tax deductible medical expense.

In order to request a grant the following criteria must be met:

A diagnosis of Alopecia Areata Document of financial hardship

A committee will review your application and may award you up to $500 if deemed eligible. To find out if you qualify, please contact them below:

National Alopecia Areata Foundation 14 Mitchell Blvd. San Rafael, CA 94903 or PO Box 150760 San Rafael, CA 94915-0760

Phone: 415-472-3780 Fax: 415-472-5343

E-mail: info@naaf.org Web site: www.naaf.org American Cancer Society If your insurance does not cover the full cost of your wig or only covers partial cost of your wig, you may quality for an allotment through the American Cancer Society. If you meet certain financial guidelines, American Cancer Society has a program available to assist you in purchasing a wig. The American Cancer Society will issue you a voucher up to $75 to help cover the cost of your wig.

Be sure to apply first before purchasing a wig, as awards are not available post-purchase. To inquire about getting financial assistance for your wig purchase, you can contact the American Cancer Society below:

American Cancer Society Phone: 800-227-2345 Web site: www.cancer.org

Ask to speak to someone about "Financial Assistance for a Cranial Prosthesis Purchase".