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.
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.