It's a fact that Locke's of Love charges patients on a sliding scale according to their income for a wig. They also sell surplus hair to other companies for cash.
There are many other non-profit organizations out there who take hair donations-such as Wigs for Kids- and give the cancer patients the hair pieces for free, and yet Lockes of Love remains the most popular.
Do you think it's fair to charge families for wigs made from donated hair when they are paying so much for cancer treatments? If they are a non-profit organization and run by volunteers, should they sell surplus hair in order to fund their business or should they depend solely on monetary donations from people?
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Anon... My own daughter donated her hair in honor of my little sister who died from cancer and she donated it to Wigs For Kids because they NEVER charge clients for the wigs. I just think it's wrong to make sick and dying people pay for a little dignity. If I'm complaining about anything it's not enough people realizing those clients of Locks of Love are PAYING for the wigs.
Here is the site for Wigs For Kids:
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