Corporate Volunteering: Make a Difference with AAAF
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
1M ago
At AAAF, we believe in the power of community and the impact of lending a hand. As an entirely volunteer-run and community-supported organization, we thrive on the generosity and skills of individuals who are passionate about making a difference. Corporate volunteering offers a unique opportunity for companies to engage with meaningful causes, foster team spirit, and give back to the community. Source ..read more
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“From Hair to There: Life with Alopecia”
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
2M ago
The episode we were hosted on for “From Hair to There: Life with Alopecia” is live! Join CreakyJoints Australia and our own Chel Campbell to discuss the importance of resources and community support for patients and their families. Episode 1: A New Horizon For Treating Alopecia Areata. Click here to listen. Episode 2: Awareness and Accessing Support For Patients. Click here to listen. Episode 3... Source ..read more
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Exclusive Alopecia Areata Australia Updates
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
2M ago
We are excited to announce that the Raise Issue 18 – May 2024 is now available! In this latest issue, you’ll find exciting features, inspiring stories, research update and valuable insights that you won’t want to miss. To read the latest issue, simply click this link. And don’t forget to check out the stunning image accompanying this month’s cover story! Thank you for your continued support... Source ..read more
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ASAMI Study: Findings from a worldwide expert agreement on factors influencing Alopecia Areata severity.
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
3M ago
What are the key factors that determine Alopecia Areata severity? IMPORTANCE: Current measures of alopecia areata (AA) severity, such as the Severity of Alopecia Tool score, do not adequately capture overall disease impact. OBJECTIVE: To explore factors associated with AA severity beyond scalp hair loss, and to support the development of the Alopecia Areata Severity and Morbidity Index (ASAMI). Source ..read more
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Revamped Grant a Wig Program: $700 Grant Offered for Young Wig Recipients
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
3M ago
Since 2012, the Australian Alopecia Areata Foundation (AAAF) has provided crucial support to young individuals and families dealing with alopecia through their Grant A Wig for Kids program. The program has expanded to assist various demographics, including university students and those over 55, thanks to donor contributions. Emphasizing personal choice, the program offers a $700 grant annually to... Source ..read more
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Applications for AAAdventure Camp is now OPEN and we want YOU to join us!
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
3M ago
What is the AAAdventure camp? It’s super fun, filled with memorable experiences, and a fantastic opportunity to meet other kids with Alopecia Areata. Plus, it’s a chance to have an absolute blast! Where is the camp in 2024? We’re thrilled to announce that the 2024 camp will take place at The Summit Outdoor Adventure Park. What will we do? Prepare for exciting activities like Go-Go-Stop, Half Pipe... Source ..read more
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Say congratulations to Jess and Stacey!
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
4M ago
Jess and Stacey have swapped positions! As of 2024, Jess is the Tasmania and Stacey is the Tasmanian Branch Manager and Jess is a Support Ambassador. Stacey joined the AAAF in November 2018 after having lived with Alopecia for over a decade. She volunteered as a Support Ambassador for 5 years and then transitioned to the role of Tasmanian Branch Manager in early 2024. Source ..read more
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Hair Cut Announcement
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
8M ago
Chel and Vesna, our Founder, Treasurer and Secretary donated their long locks at our Victoria Open Day. Thank you for being such amazing role models and supports to our community! Source ..read more
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Arthur is running 100km!
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
8M ago
This is Arthur, who will be undertaking a 100km run (wow!!!) in support of AAAF this coming February 2024. He has already raised almost $2000 in donations, the momentum is building and it’s time to get more people involved! Arthur wrote about his Alopecia Story: “Since 2017, Alopecia has been a significant part of my life, a journey marked by both challenges and resilient times. Source ..read more
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RAISE November 2023 is here!
Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation Blog
by Sheridan
8M ago
Dive into the empowering stories and latest updates in the November 2023 issue of Raise Magazine! Meet our amazing committee, explore job opportunities, stay informed on research updates, and more. View the latest issue through this link: https://aaaf.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Raise-November-2023-1. Source ..read more
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