Great Clips logowithtag black1From Sunday, Sept. 13 – Saturday, Sept. 19, participating Great Clips salons in Minnesota and Wisconsin will host the 23rd Annual Cut-a-thon, supporting the school re-entry program at Children’s. A portion of the proceeds from each haircut will help kids with cancer or other serious illnesses go back to school with confidence.

Locate the salon nearest to you and call ahead to confirm they’re participating in the Cut-a-Thon.

greatclipsStylists will also be donating all or a portion of their September tips. Throughout the entire moth, customers can purchase a cardboard backpack for a donation of a $1 or more, and receive a coupon for $2 off their next Great Clips haircut. Customers may also purchase pencils for $1, with all proceeds going to the school re-entry program.

In addition to the annual Cut-a-thon, local Great Clips stylists continue to support Children's by coming to the hospital on a monthly basis to cut and style the hair of patients and families who are unable to leave the hospital. These haircuts range from quick trims for parents to helping cancer patients through the process of losing their hair.

About Great Clips

Great Clips was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,800 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the largest single-brand salon in North America. Great Clips salons employ nearly 35,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality hair care for men, women and children. No appointments needed, and salons are open nights and weekends.

For more than 20 years, Great Clips has been a champion for the patients and families of the Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota community. Through its many different initiatives, Great Clips has awarded Children’s with more than $1.1 million to help fund the school re-entry program. Children’s is proud to partner with Great Clips in their efforts to help kids in their communities.