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CRITERIA PROCEDURE FOR MAKING A HAIR DONATION

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All the information below is precise and accurate. If you have any questions, please direct them to donespoir@gmail.com

Indeed, we accept hair donations and we provide free wigs to children and adults (with financial difficulties) in Quebec who are undergoing cancer treatments (from 15-20 ponytails received) Note that we are the only foundation in Québec who accepts hair donations. Please note also that you can attach a letter mentioning your hair donation and this letter will be given to a child or adult along with a wig.

CRITERIA PROCEDURE FOR MAKING A HAIR DONATION

  • Hair must have a minimum length of 8 inches or 20cm. If your hair is layered, many ponytails is better (see video above)
  • Hair must be clean, dry and not been swept off the floor.
  • Ponytails (or braids) must be fastened at both ends with rubber bands and placed in a Ziploc ® bag.
  • Hair bleached or dyed are accepted. Damaged hair is not accepted as well as the “funky” colored hair (green, blue, pink, purple, etc.)
  • Grey hair and chemically treated hair are also accepted.
  • Hair that isn’t attached will be automatically discarded because the hair is unusable.
  • Always make sure the hair is washed and completely dry before sending it.

WHERE TO MAIL YOUR HAIR DONATION
Please make sure you put the hair in a Ziploc and in a solid envelope. Please do not ask for a signature, we are not able to go to the post office to pick up the package.

Please mail your donation to:
CanDonate Hair Foundation®
785 Decarie, Montreal, Québec, H4L 3L3, Canada

Please note that we cannot send a letter to confirm receipt of the hair. We are all volunteers and we do not have the funds to do it. Certificates are available upon request only. Please allow up to 8 weeks to receive the certificate by email only. To make a request please send it to donespoir@gmail.com

***If you are a hairdresser, you can drop the hair to your nearest Star Bédard location or give it to your representative.

If you know someone who can benefit from our program, please do not hesitate to contact us.