For anyone living with or touched by alopecia
areata, you do not have to walk alone!
The National Alopecia Areata Foundation
is holding its first ever Walk For Alopecia
at Lake Merced in San Francisco on Saturday, September 30.
Festivities start at 8 a.m., and opening ceremonies begin at
The Walk will bring the alopecia community together for support, hope, and
camaraderie to drive research for better treatments and a
increase support, advocate for change, and reduce stigma for
this autoimmune disease.
The San Francisco Walk For Alopecia will be a
fun, family-oriented event that will include music, food
trucks, kids’ area with games, face painting, bounce house
and more. There will also be a selfie station, refreshments
and a festive, leisurely 4-mile walk route around Lake
Merced with a 2-mile shortcut. The Walk For Alopecia will
be a wonderful gathering of support and camaraderie for
anyone touched by alopecia areata.
Registration is free and anyone that raises $200 will receive the
inaugural Walk For Alopecia T-shirt.
Register today at
The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) supports
research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia
areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the
public about alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is a common
autoimmune disease affecting nearly 7 million Americans that
results in total or partial loss of scalp and body hair.
Founded in 1981 and headquartered in San Rafael, CA, NAAF is
widely regarded as the largest alopecia areata advocacy
organization in the US.
NAAF connects with more than 73,000 members of the alopecia
areata community, including patients, family members,
healthcare providers, and researchers through its support
programs, email newsletters, website, research summits, and
annual patient conference. NAAF is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit and
a GuideStar Gold-Rated charity and meets the rigorous
standards of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
and the National Health Council.
For more information, please visit
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