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:
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.
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.
Locks of Love is a not-for-profit corporation formed for the purpose of providing quality hair prosthetics for children afflicted with medical hair loss. Locks of Love 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.
Donated hair must be at least 10 inches in length
It must be bundled and pony-tailed with cuticles running in the same direction
It must be free of hair damaged by chemical processing
The hair must be clean and dry, placed in plastic bag, and mailed to:
Locks of Love234 Southern Blvd.West Palm Beach, FL 33405
For more information, visit www.locksoflove.org or call toll-free 888-896-1588.
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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