Our stylists are happy to help you prepare your hair for donating to charity.
Decide where you’d like to donate. There are several charities that collect hair donations to make wigs for children with different types of hair loss. There are also groups that give to adults. Choose the organization that best resonates with your reason for wanting to give.
Where to Donate Your Hair
Check out these organizations that collect hair donations to use for wigs:
Wigs for Kids makes wigs for children and teens under the age of 18 who have lost their hair due to medical reasons. They require at least 12 inches of hair that is not dyed, bleached, or highlighted. To donate your hair, the hair must be bound in a ponytail.
Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss. They require at least 10 inches of hair that is not bleached or highlighted. The hair must be bound in a braid or ponytail.
Pantene Beautiful Lengths makes wigs for women who have lost their hair due to cancer. They require at least 8 inches of hair that is not bleached, permanently dyed, permed, or chemically straightened. The hair must be bound in a ponytail.
Children with Hair Loss makes hair available to children under 21 with medically-related hair loss. Their guidelines include at least 8 inches of hair in length, preferably not bleached or highlighted. The hair must be pony-tailed or braided.
Childhood Leukemia Foundation offers a variety of services to children with cancer and their families, including providing custom-made 100 percent human hair wigs. They require at least 10 inches of hair that has not been colored or chemically treated. The hair must be bundled in a braid or ponytail.
Donated to Childhood Leukemia Foundation Hair goes to Wigs 4 Kids St. Clair Shores, MI 48082
Wigs 4 Kids is a non-profit organization providing kids 3-18 new hair, new hope, and a chance to be themselves. Wigs 4 Kids helps children who struggle to deal with social acceptance caused by changes in their physical appearance.