Look Good Feel Better
LookGoodFeelBetter.org is an incredible organization that offers FREE MAKEOVERS to women going through treatment for Cancer. Each participant is treated to a two hour workshop that included a fabulous 12 step skin care/make up application lesson. AND, they get to keep all the make up too – FREE MAKE UP!! In addition, they are are given professional advice on wigs, how to tie scarves and wear accessories.
These makeover work shops are held at comprehensive care clinics, hospitals community centers and American Cancer Society offices. They are run by LGFB-certified cosmetologists and assisted by general volunteers.
To find a work shop near you, go to their “program finder”:
Or, call 1-800-395-LOOK
. You can speak to a trained specialist. Both English and Spanish specialists are available.
|Donate To Look Good...Feel Better|
|Your donation will be the catalyst that will inspire a cancer patient to approach their survivorship with a higher self esteem and greater confidence. LookGoodFeelBetter.org has served over 500,000 cancer patients since the program began at just two hospitals in 1989. Men,women and teens with cancer will look good and feel better because of your donation.
Donations can also be made in memory or in honor of someone. Look Good…Feel Better will send a personalized acknowledgement card in recognition of a memorial/honorarium donation.
|CLICK HERE TO DONATE|
|Volunteer for Look Good...Feel Better|
|Are you a caring individual with good organizational skills? Or, are you a licensed cosmetologists that is interested in giving back? If so, there may be a local LGFB volunteer opportunity for you:
LGFB volunteers can participate in two ways:
All volunteer cosmetologists are trained and certified for LGFB locally by the American Cancer Society — and participate in annual update courses. Workshops are also offered at the local, state and national level to keep the program fresh and keep volunteers in touch with one another.
A volunteer cosmetologist will commit to three to five hours a month. In addition, they will take a four hour certification class. This class will teach them how to lead a LGFB program. It also teaches them about cancer and its effects on the individual experiencing a healing. Volunteers also participate in a refresher course each year to stay up to date on the latest information. Their job is to teach women the tips and techniques to look good and feel great.
2- General Volunteer
A general volunteer is someone who has the knack to organize events and make sure everything runs smoothly. These individuals are dynamic, understanding and have excellent people skills. They will work directly with the American Cancer Society in regard to organizing and setting up these events. Some of their tasks include promoting participation, placing reminder calls to patients, organizing supplies, setting up the rooms and providing assistance during the event.
If you would like to Volunteer – click here to apply:
|CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER|
In 1989 the Personal Care Products Council Foundation founded LGFB. This charitable organization represents the cosmetics industry.
The following organizations support the Look Good Feel Better program: the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the National Cosmetology Association (NCA).
Nationwide the program is run by the American Cancer Society. The National Cosmetology Association rallies volunteer cosmetologists to participate in the LGFB makeover sessions. In addition, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation provides makeup, program materials and financial support for the programs.