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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 info@naaf.org 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 laura@naaf.org.

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. 

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New Orleans, LA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

Jul 30, 2017, 4:00PM PDT
Support Meeting Schedule for 2017 Sunday, July 30 th , 2017 Sunday, September 24 th , 2017 4:00pm For location information and to RSVP contact Leah Odeneal – leah.odeneal@gmail.comRead more
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Houston, TX Appetizers & Drinks

Aug 01, 2017, 6:30PM PDT
Houston, TX Appetizers and Drinks! Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM Location: L’Olivier Restaurant and Bar 240 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX 77006 Future Appetizer and Drinks November 7thRead more
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Crystal Lake, IL Support Group Picnic at the Park

Aug 05, 2017, 11:00AM PDT
Picnic at Three Oaks Recreational Park Saturday, August 5, 2017 11:00am-3:00 pm Location: Three Oaks Recreational Park Pavilion D 5517 Northwest Highway Crystal Lake, IL 60014 This park is awesome. There is a swim beach, splash pad, sand volleyball courts, cable wakeboarding, fishing areas (need a current Illinois fishing license). Bring a picnic for your family or a dish to share, there is also food available to purchase. Here's the nitty gritty: There is a $5 per car parking fee. To go into the swim beach the fees are: Adults (16+) $10 Seniors (62+) $6 Youth (4-15 years) $6 kids 3 and under...Read more
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Stanford, CA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

Aug 19, 2017,
10:00AM to 11:30AM
PDT
Location : Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, First Floor Boardroom, 725 Welch RoadPalo Alto, CA 94304 Guest Speaker : Matt Kelley, a licensed marriage and family therapist, will be our guest speaker. Matt has the unique gifts of eloquently sharing his personal experience of living with Alopecia Areata as well as giving his professional insight as a therapist. In addition to learning from Matt, the adults and older children in the boardroom will also have the special opportunity to ask medical questions of Stanford pediatric dermatologist, Dr. Jennifer Sorrell. People will also have...Read more
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TEAM UP with the Brooklyn Cyclones

Sep 02, 2017, 6:00PM PDT
Hey Cyclones Fans! If you were lucky enough to have attended NAAF’s 2016 Team Up with the Cyclones event, you remember how awesome it was. Let’s make new memories this year as we once again TEAM UP WITH THE BROOKLYN CYCLONES!!! on Saturday, September 2 at 6:00 p.m. when they take on the Lowell Spinners! (See the attached flyer for more details.) Contact Team Captain Brittany Angerhauser 347.599.6439 and let her know how many will be in your group. Bring the family, invite friends. Let’s make this the largest Team Up that New York has ever seen!Read more
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Camp Strand in Georgia

Sep 09, 2017, 8:30AM PDT
Cost: $50 per family (max 4ppl) Deadline: August 25, 2017 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, motivational speakers, and more! *Scholarships available for families who meet eligibility requirements. Melvin Jones Foundation is a 501c3...Read more
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Team Up with the St. Louis Cardinals

Sep 09, 2017, 12:00PM CDT
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TEAM UP with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Sep 10, 2017, 1:00PM PDT
Hey Dodgers Fans! If you were lucky enough to have attended NAAF’s 2016 Team Up with the Dodgers event, you remember how awesome it was. Let’s make new memories this year as we once again TEAM UP WITH THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS!!! on Sunday, September 10th at 1:10 p.m. when they take on the Colorado Rockies! (See the attached flyer for details.) Contact Team Captain Anna Candray (909) 997-2696, AniCandray@gmail.com and let her know how many will be in your group. Bring the family, invite friends. Let’s make this the largest Team Up Los Angeles has ever seen!Read more
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Public Meeting for Patient-Focused Drug Development on Alopecia Areata

Sep 11, 2017,
1:00PM to 5:00PM
EDT
The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting on September 11, 2017 at their Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland to hear directly from you about what it's like to live with alopecia areata. This is a rare opportunity to talk about how the disease symptoms and current management options impact our community. There is no overstating the importance of this meeting, as the testimony you provide could directly affect treatment development for years to come. NAAF will be there and we hope to see you there as well! Read MoreRead more
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TEAM UP with the San Francisco Giants

Sep 11, 2017, 7:15PM PDT
Hey Giants Fans! If you were lucky enough to have attended our 2016 Team Up with the Giants event, you remember how awesome it was. The fellowship and comradery of the Bay Area and Northern California communities was really something special! Let’s make new memories this year as we once again TEAM UP WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS on Monday, September 11 , at 7:15 p.m. when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers! (See attached flyer for details.) Contact Team Captain Annette Perot at perot@smccd.edu and let her how many will be in your group. Bring the family, invite friends. Let’s make this the...Read more

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