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How do you donate your wigs for women facing cancer?

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There are several organizations that accept wigs for women battling cancer, such as The Wig Exchange. To donate a wig to this company, contact them and a volunteer from the organization will send back detailed information on how to get the wig to the right person, as stated by the company website.

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After the wig reaches the company, it is professionally cleaned, reconditioned and styled so it is hygienic and ready to wear. A photographer then takes a picture of the wig, which is displayed in the Wig Salon. Women going through chemotherapy then select a wig, which is sent to them complete with a stand, wig care products and accessories.

Another organization that accepts wigs for cancer patients is EBeauty. To donate a wig to this organization, mail it to EBeauty, Inc., P.O. Box 40010 Washington, D.C., 20016. There are also drop-off locations in and around the area, where people may donate their gently used wigs.

The American Cancer Society works with a number of organizations that accept wigs; those who wish to donate can contact their local chapter for more information. The University of Michigan Health Center and CancerCare are also options; the latter has locations all across the United States also accepts wigs.

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