We often receive calls from individuals who wish to donate hair that can be made into wigs for people with cancer or other types of hair loss.

We’ve pulled together information about some of the best-known organizations that accept donations and some articles that might be of interest.

More information about specific charities:

Locks of Love

What they do: Provide wigs to kids (younger than age 21) in the U.S. and Canada who suffer from long-term medical hair loss.

Minimum hair length to donate: 10 inches

They accept:

  • Colored Hair
  • Layered Hair (layers must be at least 10 inches)
  • Gray Hair

How to get involved
Hair Donation Form

Wigs for Kids

What they do: Donate wigs to financially disadvantages children across the U.S. who suffer from long-term medical hair loss.

Minimum hair length to donate: 12 inches

They accept:

  • All colors including grey (non color or chemically treated hair is preferred.)

How to Donate Hair
Hair Donation Form
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Children With Hair Loss

What they do: Created as a resource for all children who have medically-related hair loss, and are not financially able to get the hair they want and/or need.

Minimum hair length to donate: 8 inches.

They accept:

  • All colors including grey, non color or chemically treated hair is preferred.

Hair Donation Form


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