Community Events

Our calendar of events keeps our supporters informed of support group meetings, fundraisers, walk-a-thons and more! We are happy to list your meeting, walk-a-thon, Tortoise & Hair run/walk, Links for Locks golf tournament, bowl-a-thon, etc. The possibilities are endless. If you can think of it, you can do it.

We are here to help you make your specific event a success. Let us know what we can do for you, be it providing you with materials to disperse, targeting a specific demographic for a mailing, or notifying the NAAF community on your upcoming event.

Send your event details to us at to be included on the calendar. If you know of other events that would be of direct interest to NAAF supporters please let us know about them as well. If you are just getting started and don't know what kind of event to host, please contact Laura Ralph at 415.472.3780 or via email at

NOTE: The National Alopecia Areata Foundation’s Support Group and Telephone Support Contact information is provided solely for personal use. It is intended for people with alopecia areata and their loved ones to easily find services in their area. This list, or any part of this list, may not be downloaded, republished, or duplicated in whole or in part for commercial purposes. Additionally, contacting individuals on this list directly to engage in commercial activities of any kind, is strictly prohibited. 


DPAF Virtual 5K Run/Walk (or Sleep) Nationwide Event

Apr 27, 2017, 8:00AM PDT to Jun 05, 2017, 5:00PM PDT
The Dermatology Physicians Assistants Foundation will hold a virtual walk/run (or sleep) fundraiser to benefit NAAF! SO, UHH… WHAT IS A VIRTUAL RUN? Good question! Here’s how it works: Similar to a traditional run, registrants can run, walk, or sleep in! Once you have registered, we will send you a welcome package inclusive of a commemorative medal and a race bib. Once you receive your welcome package, you can complete your race anytime, anywhere! For those who want to support the DPAF and NAAF, but love to sleep in, you can register and do that too (this is a judge free zone) Race ends June...Read more

Springboro, OH The Bare Hair 5K

Apr 29, 2017, 9:00AM PDT
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San Diego, CA Alopecia Areata Support Meeting w/ Guest Speaker

Apr 29, 2017, 10:30AM PDT
Guest Speaker Lisa Dutra Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:30am Location: RSVP for Location Vista, CA 92081 The agenda for that morning will be as follows: *Lisa’s introduction and journey with her daughter’s alopecia condition, her volunteer commitments with NAAF *Her travels 8,000 miles to China to find a factory that could provide quality cranial prosthetics to her daughter and ultimately to others; her passion to help others navigate this road *Show and tell of caps and wigs and what to look for in a quality wig * Legislative issues that all those with alopecia should be concerned with. The...Read more

Chino, CA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

Apr 29, 2017, 1:00PM PDT
Support Meeting Saturday, April 29, 2017 1:00-3:00 PM Location: Carolyn Owens Community Center 13201 Central Avenue Chino, CA 91710Read more

Birmingham, AL Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

May 02, 2017, 6:30PM PDT
Meet & Greet Support Meeting Tuesday, May 2, 2017 6:30pm-7:30pm Location: Trussville Library 201 Parkway Drive Trussville, AL 35173Read more

Thousand Oaks, CA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

May 05, 2017, 1:00PM PDT
Support Meeting Friday, May 5, 2017 1:00-3:00 PM Location: Grant R. Brimhall Library Conference Room 1401 East Janss Road Thousand Oaks, CA 91362Read more

Camp Strand Family Day, Winder, GA

May 06, 2017, 8:30AM PDT
For families with alopecia areata The Melvin W. Jones Foundation hosts its inaugural family day for Camp Strand, a camp for families with alopecia areata to deliver epic, high-energy, life changing fun, bonding and learning. Come join in the fun as we enjoy zip lining, rock climbing, archery, boating, arts and crafts, interactive workshops to teach coping skills, an opportunity to bond with others dealing with similar issues, motovational speakers, and more! Cost: $50.00 per family (max 4 ppl)Read more

Tortoise & Hair 2.5 Mile Trail Run/Walk

May 07, 2017, 10:00AM PDT
Walk in registration starts at 9:00am Race starts at 10:00am Top 3 finishers will receive prizes Dogs welcome as long as they are leashed.Read more

Minneapolis, MN Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

May 07, 2017, 2:00PM PDT
Support Meeting Sunday, May 7, 2017 2:00-4:00pm Location: Southdale Library Ethel Berry Meeting Room 7001 York Avenue S. Edina, MN 55435Read more

The Concert of Voices

May 08, 2017,
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Over the past two years, we asked the world to See Us. Now in 2017 we’re telling them to Hear Us! And to kick off that Campaign, we’re planning a once-in-a-lifetime benefit concert event in conjunction with singer songwriter Dani Dease called HearUs! A Concert of Voices , to be held in “music city” itself, Nashville, TN, on Monday, May 8, at the City Winery. We have a full line up of incredible alopecians ready to perform through music, comedy and spoken word. Artists include: Dani Dease Becky Hibbs Samuel, formerly known as Sammy C Georgia Van Cuylenburg Miranda Soong Nell Sanders Watch a...Read more