Local "Supergirl" chops pigtails at Wigs for Kids fundraiser

Local "Supergirl" chops pigtails at Wigs for Kids fundraiser

Local charity "Wigs for Kids" is celebrating their 35th year of helping children with hair loss.

On Saturday the charity hosted "Wigs for Kids Day at the Zoo" with a 5K, a fun-walk and a haircut-a-thon.

Local salons provided free styling for those who donated their locks.

Superheros were in attendance as well, including Supergirl, who chopped off her blonde hair to kick off the event.

Wigs for Kids is headquartered in Westlake and provides real human hair wigs at no charge for children who lose their hair due to medical conditions or treatment.

"We greatly appreciate the participation and support of the people who will run, walk, and donate their hair to help support our mission of enabling children to 'look themselves and live their lives.'  We also have been – and are continuing to be – blessed by volunteers who donate their time to set up, and then enthusiastically work at, the event," said co-founder Jeffrey Paul.

Later this year there will be a gala to celebrate the organization's 35th year.

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