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Cinnaminson Third-Grader Donates Hair to Help Needy Kids

Karli Everman got 12 inches cut off and donated to Wigs for Kids.

When 8-year-old Karli Everman got her hair cut last week, she wasn’t happy with the results.

But when she remembered where her hair would be going, she was OK with it.

And now that it’s a few days later, she actually likes her new ‘do.

Karli, who starts third grade at next month, got a whopping 12 inches cut from her brown hair all to donate to .

“My hair was really long,” Karli said at her house Tuesday, “but I wanted to help people who have cancer.”

One of Karli’s neighbors is .

“So then I wanted to do it too,” Karli said.

So, her mother Loraine made her an appointment at Hairem in Cinnaminson. Karli’s hair was separated into four ponytails and snipped off. She and her mom donated the hair to Lubin.

“We were so proud,” Loraine Everman said of her daughter’s decision to donate her hair. “Karli loves to help other people and it’s one more thing she can do to help someone.”

When the ponytails were snipped off, Karli said “I didn’t really like it at first.”

But since she’s showed it off to a few friends who loved it, it’s growing on her.

And she’ll continue the growing—she said she might even want to donate again once she gets those 12 inches back.

Janet Tumelty August 21, 2012 at 12:46 PM
It looks adorable! Good for you Karli!!
Carol Hoinsky August 21, 2012 at 01:01 PM
Hi Karli, I don't know you but I am very proud of what you've done. You have a good heart! Carol
kas August 21, 2012 at 02:33 PM
That is awesome that she did that! Way to go Karli! And absolutely love your new do!!
Kristin August 21, 2012 at 07:16 PM
It looks beautiful Karli!!! We are so proud of you! Maddie can wait to see it in person!
Kim Bieker Fitzgerald August 21, 2012 at 08:28 PM
You still look beautiful!! She thoughtful!! My Zena is going to do the same thing in the near future!! Kim Bieker Fitzgerald
Kerry DiSimone August 21, 2012 at 09:03 PM
You look great, Karli, and it's for such a wonderful cause! You continue to be a Cool chick!
Lisa Papi August 22, 2012 at 01:30 AM
Your new cut is just beautiful! We are so proud of you and think what you did was wonderful, your such a sweet girl!!!! Lisa Papi
HopeAmongstCin August 22, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Karli, you are a beautiful person, inside and out. You are such an inspiration! So generous and kind! If I were 8 again I would love to be your friend.
Christy Jeffries August 22, 2012 at 04:26 PM
One of the sweetest, most thoughtful families i know!! Karli u r adorable...inside and out!

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