The Hat Box Foundation was established in 2007 as a volunteer-based, non-profit organisation to donate free hand-made knit and crocheted hats to cancer patients and those in need.
Recipients: People with cancer or, others in need across the United States.
Donations: Hand knit or hand crocheted hats.
They do not accept loomed hats.
Please ensure the hats you make are sized to fit and reach the base of the ears and nape of the neck.
They always accept hats for men, women, boys and girls, but they are currently in need of more hats for women.
Hats for children should be at least 18″ in circumference; hats for teens and adults should be at least 22″ in circumference.
They request that loomed hats not be donated.
For links to patterns you can use for this purpose please visit their Helpful Links Page.
Finished hats can be sent to the address at the following link:
Once received, the hats will be packaged and distributed to individual recipients and hospitals.