Recently, Teresa Lane, a cancer survivor, won a brand new Mini Cooper Coupe from City of Hope. Read her beautiful story of new beginnings:
My name is Teresa Lane and I am a cancer survivor… actually, the word “survivor” best describes my life story (so I’ve been told) and I am extremely blessed and very grateful to have so many wonderful friends and family for support… I couldn’t imagine my life without all of the love and genuine concerns for my happiness and good health.
Giving back has been part of the Paul Mitchell DNA since the brand’s inception — whether taking steps toward sustainability, helping families in need, supporting underserved kids or empowering communities to lead a healthy lifestyle, Paul Mitchell believes in doing good for people and the planet. Now, to commemorate the launch of the new and improved Paul Mitchell website, the brand is engaging fans to join them in the pay it forward movement.
A cut-a-thon to raise money and awareness for The Village of Hope Homeless Shelter will be held on Oct 5 from 12pm to 5pm at Tribeca Salon in Aliso Viejo. Salon visitors will enjoy live music, raffles, food, refreshments, balloon diva for the kids and $25 haircuts. All the money raised will go to the Village of Hope.
“Tribeca Destination Salon is participating in this cut-a-thon because we believe that volunteerism and community service are important to the success and growth and well-being of our community,” states Timothy Telles, owner.
In the past 11 years, the international network of Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools has raised and donated over $13.3 million to a variety of charitable organizations, including $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, $1 million to Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, $410,000 to the Gary Sinise Foundation, $270,000 to Habitat for Humanity, and $680,000 to Food 4 Africa, to name just a few.
Paul Brown, master stylist and philanthropist, puts the finishing touch on a camper at Camp Anuenue.
Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, VA, is joining the “Look Good Feel Better” campaign held at Life with Cancer, a hands-on workshop conducted by professional cosmetologists to help women manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Berrios will teach Look Good, Feel Better workshops on Aug. 12 and Oct. 14 in 2014; and Jan. 19, Feb. 16, Mar. 16, Apr. 20, June 15, Aug. 17, Oct. 19 and Dec. 14 in 2015 at Life with Cancer offices at 8411 Pennell Street in Fairfax, VA.
The team at Capozzi & Co. Salon recently announced its 6th annual Shear Runway Project, themed "Alice Goes to Oz," to be held Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Patchogue New York's Emporium.
Skinspirations, a Tampa Bay-based non-surgical cosmetic medicine center, has implemented many new procedures that have contributed to their expansion in the past 6 months. On July 10th, they will host a grand reopening event, from 5:00 PM -7:30 PM, during which the company will be accepting donations in exchange for raffle prizes which include aesthetic services and products. Proceeds will be donated to the women’s charity, Dress for Success.
Earthly Body launched the 4th of July weekend by rocking for a good cause. On July 3rd, Kevin Wachs from Earthly Body joined his band Pacific to drum in a charity show at the Canyon Club in Agoura, CA. The show supported the Firemen's Fund, a charity dedicated to helping the families of LAFD firefighters facing a serious crisis, such as being injured or killed in the line of duty.
Jane Wurwand, co-Founder and Owner of Dermalogica accepts an award on behalf of the brand by non-profit CAST for its commitment to women and girls worldwide.