9 Non-Profits Looking for Handmade Hat Donations

Hat donations can help everyone from newborns to veterans. According to research, being cold can cause negative moods especially when the individual is in a stressful condition. Emotional skills, like problem solving and self control, can be negatively affected making people at risk more to overcome.

Your hat donations are welcomed by many organizations. Here are a few to choose from:

Hats for the Homeless
Knots of Love

Knots of Love provides hats to those experiencing traumatic hair loss and neonatal blankets for fragile new lives in incubators.  

What You Can Make to Donate:

  • Knit Caps
  • Crocheted Caps
  • Neonatal Blankets
  • Knit Scarves


Hatsgiving.org providing soft, warm hats for children and adults who have lost their hair while battling cancer.

What you can make to donate:


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Operation Gratitude provides care packages filled with items donated by people who want to express their support for heroes serving overseas and here at home.


Knitting4Peace

Knittng4Peace is an organization of knitters and crocheters who create items for people in local and global areas of conflict.


Warmth for Warriors dedicated to supporting our soldiers both active and retired. Handmade items from us help boost morale and let our soldiers know we are grateful for all they do.

What you can make to donate:

  • Knit Hats
  • Crocheted Hats
  • Christmas Stockings


Hats for the Homeless collects hats, scarves and gloves for the homeless in New York City.

What you can make to donate:


Hat Not Hate Logo

From Lion Brand, #Hat Not Hate is an anti-bullying campaign. They encourage people to make, wear, and post handmade blue hats, adding #HatNotHate when sharing on social platforms.

What you can make to donate:

  • Knit Hats
  • Crocheted Hats


Crochet for Cancer Logo

Crochet for Cancer is a Christian volunteer based non-profit that donates handmade chemo caps to cancer centers for patients coping with hair loss.

What you can make to donate:

  • Knit Hats
  • Crocheted Hats

The Ships Project sends handmade hats, slippers, and Cool-Ties to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed across the world in the War on Terror.

What you can make to donate:

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