Brigham Young University students donate to Locks of Love
Published: March 27, 2014 10:05AM
Updated: March 27, 2014 09:38AM
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Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune BYU freshman Melissa Smith has ten inches of her hair cut off by Erika Blanchard and Kori Frank at Brigham Young University's Wilkinson Student Center Terrace Wednesday March 26, 2014. The Center for Service and Learning at Brigham Young University teamed up with Renaissance Academie Cosmetology and Esthetics for their biannual Locks of Love event. Female BYU students can donate their hair to disadvantaged children who suffer from medical-related hair loss.

Women at Brigham Young University donated hair Wednesday to disadvantaged children who suffer from medical-related hair loss.

Stylists from Renaissance Academie cut and styled donors’ hair on location. Donated hair must be ten inches long and can be colored, but not bleached.

The Center for Service and Learning at BYU teamed up with Renaissance Academie for the biannual Locks of Love event, held at the Wilkinson Student Center Terrace. At the last event, 34 volunteers donated over thirty-three feet of hair, the center said in a release.