BOYNTON BEACH, FL -- "My two friends did it and it made me think I can do it and help someone too". Hannah Goodman is sporting shorter hair these days. Recently she cut her hair and before you know it, the girls in her girl scout troop did the same. Their long hair will benefit Locks Of Love, which helps children who have lost their hair due to illness.
Rebecca Jenkins, the co-leader of the troop says she is proud of the girls. "We are so proud of these girls it's quite amazing actually one or two of them decided to do this all on their own we never suggested that they do this". Samantha, Natalia,Olivia, Hannah G., Ashley, Alex and Hannah W., were more than willing to help kids their age. Jenkins says, "That's one of the Girl Scout mottos, motivation, is that we are going to make a difference in our community."
Lauren Kukkamaa with Locks of Love says the organization is able to help sick children due to generosity from the public. "We make prosthetic hair pieces for these children and it really helps with the self-esteem, self confidence and for them to be kids again". Olivia Martinez says,"I did it because I care about other kids and they want to be somebody and they can't without their hair and that's a part of their identity". Natalya Mogilevsky is getting ready to mail in the hair she had cut. "It's kind of exciting because you are helping another person and it's kind of nice to help another person".
Locks of Love
234 Southern Boulevard
West Palm Beach
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