10. Babysit
If your friend has children, taking them off her hands for even a while can be extremely beneficial to both. Not only will your friend be able to rest or enjoy quiet time, but the children may also need a break from the stress of their mother’s illness and some moments of normalcy.

11. Cut it Off
Donating your long tresses to benefit cancer patients who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy helps in two ways. There are some great organizations that make wigs for sick women and children. In addition, if your friend has lost her hair, cutting yours in solidarity means you can grow it out together. It’s a minor sacrifice and you’ll even be rewarded with a hip new look.