Locks of Love is a charitable organization that uses donations of hair to benefit financially disadvantaged children with long-term medical hair loss. Heidi attends the Charlotte, North Carolina, congregation along with her parents and younger sister, Heather. She is homeschooled and in the fifth grade. Her hobbies include piano, singing, reading and playing dolls with her sister. She has performed in three piano recitals at a local assisted-living facility, the latest being just before Thanksgiving in November 2006.