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How Can I Donate My Hair? And Other Common Hair Donation Questions Answered

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Where can I donate hair that is six inches long?

Six inches is not long enough for any of the hair donation organizations to make a wig from. You will need to grow your hair at least another two inches before it is ready for donation.

Is seven inches a minimum requirement for hair donations?

Seven inches is also not meeting the minimum requirements for any organization.

If I am having my long hair cut, is there a minimum length for donating to children with cancer for wigs?

How Can I Donate My Hair?

Yes, all hair donation places minimum length requirements for them to be able to construct a wig with the hair. Hair needs to meet this minimum while in a ponytail or braid. Minimum lengths range from 8 to 10 inches depending on the organization.

Where can I donate hair in Michigan?

Wigs 4 Kids is located in Michigan. However, you do not need to reside in the state of the organization to make a donation. All organizations accept donations by mail.

Where can I donate hair for lupus, cancer, or burn patients?

Most organizations do not discriminate based on the medical condition that caused the hair loss.

Where can I donate my hair for kids?

All nonprofit wig organizations make prosthetic wigs for children including Angel Hair Foundation, Pantene Beautiful Lengths, and Wigs for Kids. Therefore, you can choose any of the organizations to send your tresses to and have it help a child.

What is the Angel Hair Foundation?

The Angel Hair Foundation in Eugene, Oregon makes wigs for children that live in Oregon.

Where can I donate my hair for kids?

All nonprofit wig organizations make prosthetic wigs for children including Angel Hair Foundation, Pantene Beautiful Lengths, and Wigs for Kids. Therefore, you can choose any of the organizations to send your tresses to and have it help a child.

Can I donate grey hair for cancer?

A few organizations do accept grey hair for wig donations under certain conditions. Depending on the organization however, the grey hair may be sold to help fund the organization. This is because the majority of those served are children who need young looking hair.

Are there any hair donation services that give free wigs?

Most of the hair donation organizations, including Locks of Love and Wigs for Kids, and that make wigs do so for free or at a greatly reduced price to help medical patients suffering from hair loss. If you are in need of a wig, you only need to contact the organization to find out the requirements and how to apply for a wig.

Can I get a discount haircut when donating hair?

Salons will often hold events to collect ponytail and braid donations for a specific organization with a discount haircut as an incentive. Ask your local salon if any such events will be held in the area or if the salon has an ongoing event where you can get a discount for a donation at any time. There's no need to wait if you are ready to donate your hair, just ask and most salons will accomadate you.

Can I donate curly hair for wigs?

Yes, all organizations accept curly hair. Most also measure the hair when pulled straight so you don’t have to wait as long to get it to the minimum length requirement. For curls, you may want to put it into a braid or use multiple rubber bands along the length of the ponytail to keep the curls from getting tangled during shipping.

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