Everything you Need to Know About The Hairdressers’ Charity
The Hairdressers’ Charity was established to support hairdressers and ex-hairdressers who have been affected by illness, disability, bereavement or financial hardship. Over the past decade, they have awarded over £1.5million to hairdressers in need, and their families.
To do their amazing work the charity relies on the support of the philanthropic hairdressing community.
It’s committee consists of a mixture of hairdressers, manufacturers and industry influencers who meet each month to discuss fundraising initiatives and decide on the financial support of beneficiaries.
There are many ways that the charity raises money each year
The Hairdressers’ Charity Ball
The 2018 Valentine’s Day Ball raised over £7,000 for the charity. For 2019, there are some exciting new additions planned for the ball that are not to be missed. You can find out more about the Hairdressers’ Charity Ball Here.
The Charity Bike Ride
This year’s annual bike ride for The Hairdressers’ Charity successfully took place in Portugal where 21 riders of mixed abilities rode through Portugal raising a staggering £9,000 for the charity. Top fundraiser Karine Jackson of Karine Jackson Hair & Beauty raised a whopping £1,400. Find out more about the bike ride here.
The Hairdresser’s Charity Raffle
The Hairdressers’ Charity Raffle Our annual raffles sees truly generous contributions from all over our industry. For this year’s, this included a day’s training with Sassoon International creative director, Mark Hayes; a day’s observation with Headmasters creative director, Andrew Barton; plus the grand prize of £2,500 cash kindly donated by the charity’s Chairman, Philip Roger. The winner of the raffle will be announced in spectacular fashion on the 31st of January 2019. It’s not too late to get tickets either – click here for more info.
The Scottish Golf Day
The annual golf day is a chance to enjoy a day in the course whilst also giving back to the charity in a big way. Last year, Dalmahoy Golf Club saw teams of keen golfers from the hairdressing industry compete in a tournament to raise money for the charity, whilst enjoying one of Scotland’s premier courses – The Championship East Course. Find out more here.
Helping Hairdressers Day
Helping Hairdressers Day is a big fundraising day in the calendar. Hairdressers across the industry all come together to get creative and raise money for the charity. The day is hit especially on social media as salon showcase their fundraising capabilities.