’Tis the season for giving, and rarely has the need for giving been more important. Thankfully for nearly 600 Angeleno families, there is FriendsandHelpers.org, a nonprofit organization that offers assistance to family members escaping domestic abuse.
f="http://opi.com">OPI, KMS California, Goldwell, Paul Mitchell, Phyto and Malibu C all made generous product donations—much needed, since after food and shelter, beauty products are the most requested item.
the charity and was on hand to help. “We were able to put together thousands of gift bags,” Ferro smiles. “Some go to adopted families, representing over 6,000 people, and many more go to other shelters or charities that haven’t been able to meet their quotas, which sadly is happening more often in these tough economic times.”
lies for Mother’s Day and provides back-to-school supplies for children. If you’re interested in donating your time, money or even product, visit FriendsandHelpers.org or MariesHairStudio.com. —Amy Dodds