• Friends' Place

    How to Support Friends' Place

    Friends' customer and staff memberMartie Carnie explains the contents of the Hope Bag, a complimentary gift to women undergoing chemotherapy.  

    Friends' Place provides a private, welcoming and supportive setting as an extension of medical care for cancer patients. Our goal is to enhance recovery and create a special experience for those we serve.

    There are a number of ways you can help Friends' Place and the people it serves:

    Volunteer at Friends' Place

    As a volunteer in Friends' Place, you can assist patients and family members with the selection of items through our outreach program for infusion clinics and inpatients. Be part of a team of volunteers who work together to create a compassionate environment for patients and families. If you're interested, please contact Volunteer Services.

    Make a gift

    Every contribution, big or small, helps. Support Friends' Place's efforts in providing tools and resources for those dealing with hair loss and breast surgery changes who need financial assistance. Make a tax-deductible contribution.

    Donate hair

    Children with Hair Loss (CWHL) is a not-for-profit corporation formed for the purpose of providing quality hair prosthetics for children afflicted with medical hair loss. CWHL provides these custom-fitted hair prosthetics for long-term medical hair loss free of charge or on a sliding scale to financially disadvantaged children. It takes about 12 bundles and three months to make a custom human hair piece.

    Guidelines for donating hair:

    • Donated hair must be at least 10 inches in length
    • Hair must be bundled and pony-tailed with cuticles running in the same direction
    • Hair must be free of hair damaged by chemical processing
    • Hair must be clean and dry, placed in plastic bag, and mailed to:

      Children with Hair Loss
      12776 Dixie Hwy
      South Rockwood, MI 48179

    For more information, visit www.childrenwithhairloss.us or call 734-379-4400.

    Donate wigs, breast prostheses, camisoles, hats and scarves

    Friends' Place accepts donations and provides them to underserved populations and other patients in need. For more information, please call 617-632-2211.

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