Great Clips Cut-a-thon

From Saturday, August 24 – Friday, August 30, Twin Cities area Great Clips franchisees will host the 27th 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. The school re-entry program helps address the medical and emotional needs of a child returning to school after battling cancer or other serious illnesses. The program helps educate classmates, teachers and parents. Services often include providing resource materials, phone consultations and/or a visit to the school by a child life specialist. Designed for flexibility, the program tailors services to meet the needs of each child and family. Locate the salon nearest to you and call ahead to confirm they’re participating in the Cut-a-Thon. Stylists will also be donating all or a portion of their tips.

Throughout the entire month of August, 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 and each location will also be collecting donations. To date, the Great Clips Cut-A-Thon has raised $1.5M for Children’s school re-entry program.

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 Minnesota community. Through its many different initiatives, Great Clips has awarded Children’s with more than $1.5 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.


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