Over 100 top salons and spas in Philadelphia and the Mid-Atlantic region will donate their time, services and 100% of their daily proceeds for the 19th annual “HopeCuts” event to benefit City of Hope. On Sunday, September 14, 2014 (or an alternative date selected by salons), staff come in on their day off and volunteer their time to help cut out cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses. HopeCuts events and promotions will vary by salon, but may include specially priced services, entertainment, refreshments, raffle prizes and more. Special thanks to Raylon Corporation for serving as this year’s benefactor and parent sponsor). For a full listing of participating salons, please visit www.hopecuts.org and follow @cityofhopephila #hopecuts14 on Twitter. For more information about City of Hope, please call 1-800-344-8169, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cityofhope.org.
“HopeCuts” began 19 years ago and has raised over $4 million dollars. The event began in 1995 when a local cosmetology school opened their doors and dedicated an entire Saturday to raise funds for cancer and HIV/AIDS research at City of Hope. Today, “HopeCuts” events are held by hundreds of high end salons across the country, including 100 +salons in the Mid-Atlantic Region. During HopeCuts, participating salons will offer a women’s and men’s haircuts, with select salons also offering makeovers, manicures, spray tans, massage and more. Individual salons may also provide music, food, entertainment, raffles, door prizes and more to celebrate this special day.
Here is a list of the Philadelphia based salons that are participating:
Affinity Salon – South Philadelphia
Ends Hair Design – Old City
Elegant Studio – North Broad Street
Headhunters Hair Design – East Passyunk
Hot Waves Salon – South Philadelphia
Salon on 4th – South Street
Salon Royal Court – Rittenhouse
Toppers Salon and Spa – Rittenhouse