By Elizabeth Brannon
Ty Sanford is a Flower Mound resident who can also be an artist, a psychologist, a profitable businesswoman and an empathic, giving soul with a ardour to assist youngsters.
Ty places love and feeling into her artwork as a result of finally, her artwork is all about serving to sick youngsters.
Ty owns two native companies, and every enterprise is concentrated on serving to folks with hair loss. She has no private expertise with hair loss, however she feels referred to as to provide from the guts. Each of her companies additionally assist folks with vanity and with high quality of life as a result of nobody likes the stigma of lack of hair.
Tresses of Care, tressesofcare.org is a non-profit that gives non-surgical, pure hair options for youngsters for gratis. With a hairpiece, youngsters affected by most cancers can expertise a respite from all the pieces that has modified of their lives and may really feel extra like their standard selves whereas carrying the wig. Tresses of Care accepts insurance coverage and Ty does the liaison work with the insurance coverage corporations on behalf of the kids. There are such a lot of monetary challenges for households and these wigs are a medical and psychological necessity. Ty stated the spirits of the kids soar after they get their wigs.
Legacy Lace Wigs (LLC), legacylacewigs.com is concentrated on adults and devoted to serving to protect the sweetness folks had been born with. Ty says, “there’s something particular concerning the energy of hair. It will possibly heal your soul and provide you with a purpose to reside.”
Previous to COVID, income from Legacy Lace Wigs helped fund Tresses of Care, however Legacy may now not fund Tresses. Ty wished to do a fundraiser for Tresses of Care, however as an alternative, started to self-fund the group. Wigs for youngsters value $1500 and final for 3 years. Ty rapidly realized she wanted one other strategy to fund her non-profit.
All through the COVID lockdown, Ty was creating artwork for her personal enjoyment, however as folks found Ty’s artworks, they started to buy and fee artwork from her. At that time, Ty’s artwork straight grew to become a part of the success of Tresses of Care and allowed her to proceed to serve youngsters in want.
A pattern of Ty’s artworks are at the moment on show on the City of Flower Mound City Corridor Artwork Wall. Ty makes liberal use of vibrant colour and makes use of all mediums together with crystals and rocks in her works to assist create therapeutic components and vitality. Ty’s works radiate an thrilling pleasure and happiness. No two works are ever the identical, and artwork lovers and supporters of the non-profit can fee Ty to create no matter artwork is needed.
Ty’s artwork offered out instantly on Etsy and she or he is on a break from Esty simply to have the ability to create extra out there works. You may as well see her works on Fb at facebook.com/tressesofcare. Her artwork is now paired up straight with the kids who want wigs, as all artwork gross sales help the acquisition of the wigs.
As a result of Ty has offered out of her artwork work rapidly and continues to take pleasure in sturdy gross sales of her artwork, she now not wants donations or income from Legacy to fund Tresses of Care. Gross sales of her artwork make Ty comfortable and she or he hopes the individuals who buy are equally proud of the artwork and the top results of the sale. For those who donate to Tresses, you possibly can have a bit of artwork.
For these serious about studying extra concerning the wigs and the way the method works – from choosing colour, texture and size of hair to the precise creating of the wig within the UK – have a look at Ty’s Fb web page. The wigs are product of human hair and all are hand tied. After the wig is created, a stylist really kinds the wig. Ty follows up with every youngster on the finish of the yr, additionally for gratis to the household.
Ty appreciates the help she will get from her husband, Legacy Salons, Michaels, Pastime Foyer and all of the followers who buy her artwork. Her artwork ranges from small to massive items and costs. Within the pleasure of designing upbeat artworks, Ty is doubly blessed. She creates and sends stunning works out into the world after which helps consolation and heal youngsters. We salute Ty for her abilities and her generosity.
Artwork Ideas –“Your expertise is God’s reward to you. What you do with it’s your reward again to God.” — Leo Buscaglia
Elizabeth Brannon serves on the Flower Mound Cultural Arts Fee.