Donate Scarves

We accept scarves that were worn during cancer treatment and come with a story as well as community scarves that weren’t worn during treatment. Anyone can donate scarves.  A scarf becomes a Hope Scarf once it is paired with a story.

Scarf Donation Guidelines

Yes, please:

  • 30” or larger square; or if oblong, 17″ wide
  • Pre-sewn (example)
  • Lightweight infinity scarves
  • Turbans & caps
  • Tube scarves (BUFF®)

No, thank you:

  • Winter and knit scarves
  • Hats
  • Accessories like clips, belts or gloves
  • Blankets
  • Damaged or stained scarves

Don’t worry about cleaning or ironing your scarf donation. Once received, each scarf is professionally cleaned.

Send scarves to:

Hope Scarves
141 N. Sherrin Avenue
Suite #101
Louisville, KY 40207


  1.  Sort scarves to meet above criteria.  Do not send scarves that don’t meet criteria – this saves postage and time.
  2. Complete online form below.
  3. Print a Scarf Donation Form and enclose it with your scarf donation. If you do not have access to a printer, include your name and contact information with your scarves so we know who they came from.

Mailing Label:

No printer? No problem. Complete the form below and be sure to check the box to be sent a mailing label.

Reach out with any questions to

Watch this short video to learn what donations work best.

Host a Scarf and Story Drive

Are you interested in sustaining Hope Scarves mission by collecting scarves and stories in your community? Get involved and learn more with the link below!

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