Providing a service to those in need is a rewarding opportunity to give back to the community. While many may think about helping out the homeless by donating food or clothing, offering a nice haircut is a unique way that stylists can make a difference. Dani and Diana of Tribeca Salon in Aliso Viejo, CA cut hair for the Village of Hope homeless shelter in Tustin, CA. Tribeca Salon has a 4 chair salon at the Village of Hope to service the 200 men, women and children who live there.
[Image courtesy of Tribeca Hair Salon]
Join Sexy Hair on October 10th by participating in the Caring is Sexy: Cut-a-Thon. Sign up to offer haircuts to your clients in exchange for a $10 contribution to Look Good… Feel Better, a charity that helps more than 50,000 women who are undergoing cancer cope with the devastating appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.This a great way to help the community and an opportunity to reach out to potential new customers while promoting your participation. In exchange for your commitment, Sexy Hair will provide your salon with the following:
The Murad Family Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to advancing the health of Southern California’s children by expanding access to fitness and nutrition education, announced that they have formed a partnership with Beach City Baseball Academy (BCBA) in El Segundo, CA with the purpose of providing free baseball lessons to children of all ages with special needs.
Douglas David, managing partner of Douglas Carroll Salon has announced that it will host and sponsor a cut-a-thon to raise money for stylist Eileen Coyne-Homsher, who fell ill with vasculitis and a bacterial lung infection. The event will take place on Sunday, June 24 at the Douglas Carroll Salon, located in Raleigh, NC with 30 minute appointments beginning at noon. Coyne-Homsher, a dedicated stylist who has been with Douglas Carroll for more than 10 years, fell ill in early February.
ColorProof Evolved Color Care, founded by Jim Markham, announced Peerless Beauty & Barber Supply as its newest distributor. This partnership will bring the complete line of ColorProof luxury products to Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada. “Peerless Beauty & Barber Supply is very excited to be back in business with Jim and Cheryl Markham, owners of ColorProof,” said Barry Fowler, president of Peerless Beauty & Barber Supply. “They truly care about the salon industry and have a clear vision for its future.”
STUF, a natural men’s skin care line designed by Olympic legend Mark Spitz, has donated $64,000 worth of assorted products to Support Our Troops.Support Our Troops is a nonpartisan and nonpolitical organization that is committed to boosting morale and supporting the well-being of active duty troops and their families. They provide programs such as Education Fund, Heroes Shop and Care Pak that offer millions of dollars in goods and services to the military community.
On May 15, 2012 the Wella-UNICEF Making Waves exclusive online auction launched on the International Wella Professionals Facebook Page. High-end fashion designers such as Antonio Marras, Peter Som, Missoni and Jeremy Scott, all of whom had their fashion shows sponsored by Wella Professionals this year, have generously donated the finest items from their collections for the Making Waves Auction. The items include:
Starting May 14, tune into your favorite Clear Channel radio station to hear how you can join celebrities including Nikki Sixx, Vince Gill, Ryan Seacrest and Sugarland in the fights against cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.
They're asking for donations to help raise funds for research, treatment and education.
Every donation helps City of Hope's world renowned researchers get one step closer to cures. Visit www.iheartradio.com/hope to learn how you can participate!
The Beauty Bus Foundation is a non-profit organization which delivers dignity, hope and respite to terminally and chronically ill men, women and children and their caregivers through beauty and grooming services and pampering products. Beauty Bus accomplishes this mission through: In-Home beauty and grooming services, Pop-Up Salon events and the Bags of Beauty Program.
InStyler's Dean Banowetz is honored at the Beauty Bus fundraiser, held at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA.
"What the Beauty Bus does touches me very deeply." says Dean. It's absolutely incredible to see how powerful the simple act of beauty and touch can be to someone in need. I wish I had even more time to donate to this amazing organization.”
Hear what Dean has to say about the Beauty Bus Foundation: