This Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month, a wig store in Louisville is giving again. The Wig Shoppe recurrently helps girls who’re going by hair lack of some type, together with most cancers sufferers.
The Wig Shoppe has been doing a little giveaways by the month of October. That features something that will be most useful to a girl and her household – a grocery card, a night of takeout, cash for a babysitter, you identify it.
The second recipient of the giveaway is Jennifer Day. Day is a 36-year-old mom of two. She’s additionally a nurse practitioner. Not way back, she obtained some information that will change each her and her household’s lives.
“A bit over six weeks in the past, I had seen a ache in my breast,” Day mentioned.
That ache was a lump, and Day was recognized with breast most cancers. She started battling the illness straight away, understanding it will be a troublesome journey.
“The toughest a part of my prognosis was truly understanding that I used to be going to lose my hair,” Day mentioned.
Day is a redhead, and her hair has at all times been part of her id. Earlier than she misplaced her hair – she stopped into The Wig Shoppe on Hurstbourne Parkway.
“Our mission right here at The Wig Shoppe is absolutely to assist girls feel and look their greatest,” proprietor Kelsey Spaulding mentioned.
It’s a household enterprise, run by Spaulding and her mother. They assist girls discover the proper wig to provide them confidence. Many consumers are affected by hair lack of some type.
“We have simply been so impressed by the entire girls that we have been in a position and blessed to fulfill all through the years,” Spaulding mentioned.
This month, the store is giving again, honoring most cancers sufferers or survivors with items to make their lives just a bit bit simpler.
Earlier than she began shedding her hair, Day got here in to get a session for her wig. She got here with family and friends, and so they made it an expertise to recollect.
“[The wig] makes me really feel like myself,” Day mentioned. “The colour seems to be as a lot because it could possibly be to my hair colour, everybody was so accommodating and allow us to be foolish and have enjoyable whereas we had been grieving the lack of my hair.”
When you have a girl in your life who’s a survivor or battling most cancers of any type and deserves a blessing this month – you possibly can submit a nomination for the giveaway on The Wig Shoppe’s Facebook page.