Funds Raised by Paul Mitchell Schools in Just One Year ...
- Rescue 12 victims of modern slavery from the captivity and violence of human traffickers by helping the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) provide emergency responders to meet the immediate needs of a dozen highly traumatized victims. With Paul Mitchell Schools’ help, these people will be given a safe place to live, help with medical issues, and basic necessities such as food and clothing.
- Provide one year of parent education to families who have children with a hearing loss and provided 100 hours of literacy and 3,000 hours of individual speech therapy to low-income deaf children through the No Limits educational and performing arts program.
- Can be utilized to cover the costs of 222 ambulance rides, 148 emergency room visits, 7 chemotherapy treatments, or 4 specialized newborn ICU beds at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. (Funds given to CMNH are unrestricted and can be used where they are needed most within the network).
- Expand Cancer Schmancer's Early Detection Fran Van program and help 19,736 women get mammograms in California; support the development of the Detox Your Home School Assembly program, which empowers students to learn about the products they use in, on and around them and learn to make healthier choices to reduce their risk of not just cancer but other diseases as well.
- Help build custom-designed “smart homes” for our nation’s most severely wounded warriors while supporting active duty service members, veterans, first responders, and the children and families of our fallen through the Gary Sinise Foundation.
- Help the Magic Johnson Foundation provide 5 four-year college scholarships; test over 500 people from low-income communities for HIV; provide technical upgrades to 5 Magic Johnson Community Empowerment Centers; and serve over 600 people at the annual Holiday Lunch and Toy Party, providing food, Christmas trees, and holiday cheer.
- Feed 10,822 children every day for the next year through Food 4 Africa — over 26 million meals provided to date!
Allow Thirst Project to build almost 11 full water wells for developing communities in Swaziland to give safe, clean drinking water to 5,000 people for LIFE! Because of Paul Mitchell Schools, these people will no longer have to suffer from waterborne diseases, children will no longer miss school because of walking for hours to fetch dirty water, and women will have the opportunity to gain employment.
- Support individuals and organizations that benefit hairdressers through the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation.
- Help salon professionals rebuild their salons and professional lives following the devastation of natural disasters through the PBA Disaster Relief Fund.
- Provide basic hair care for 1,000 low-income and homeless children and adults and paid rent for Sister Bonnie Steinlage’s Franciscan Daymaker Salon for a year.
- Purchase generators for three rural Guatemalan communities to provide the power to bring life-giving water to over 13,500 people through Wells of Hope. The communities of San Lorenzo, Sanyuyo, and Palo Verde are desperate for water and have no electricity available to run the deep well pumps that are used to bring the water to the surface.
- Partner with Morris Animal Foundation and their Golden Retriever Lifetime Study to help improve the health of dogs. Over the next 10 to 14 years, observational data collected from 3,000 golden retrievers will help the foundation learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases that take the lives of dogs too soon.
- Help ELSA serve nearly 100 teens and young adults from 16 to 35 years old who are challenged with moderate to severe disabilities including autism, through the benefits of therapeutic riding and ranch skills programs to improve quality of life and promote greater independence; expand therapeutic riding services with new safety tack including two surcingles; and provide an 8-week summer ranch program for nearly 60 low-income children and teens from six to 18 years.