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Neighborhood advocate and nearby mom Gloria Coicou created a motivation to carry the Ithaca group jointly to give young ones a probability to go to college in model. On Sept. 7, setting up at 9 a.m., little ones will get absolutely free haircuts at God With Us Barbershop and cost-free hairstyling at V’s Hair Salon.
On top of that, all young children will receive a present certification to Mane & Wigs Beauty Provide Retail outlet up coming door to the barbershop to obtain items to help sustain their design. “Our hair is a celebration of our roots,” suggests Coicou. “Something as easy as access to haircare is anything we don’t believe about as a community, but it is a real situation.”
This all commenced with a passionate plea to the Community Basis by Coicou and proliferated into a community venture.
“It’s significant for young children to experience fantastic about them selves going into the school yr,” claimed Coicou. “It assists establish confidence which in transform helps them progress academically.”
Not only are the youngsters getting styled, they will also get to pick from backpacks like Adidas, Puma, Air Jordan, Minecraft and Fortnight. The backpacks will be stuffed with more than just pencils and erasers. Just about every backpack has virtually all the items on the kids’ again-to-faculty provide record including earbuds, pencil sharpeners, sharpies, and a box of tissues. Staples donated 75 source kits for the backpacks.
“We are hoping to do our element in developing community engagement and want to produce relationships,” said Staples manager Joe Tompkins.
A haircut, new backpack, school supplies…that’s not all. Little ones will also get toiletries like body clean, shampoo, and argan oil, all donated by the Enfield Food stuff Pantry and the Foods Bank of the Southern Tier (FBST). “We are very pleased to be a partner in initiatives to provide the neighborhood and make certain that young children have what they need to begin the school calendar year,” claims Natasha Thompson, CEO of the FBST. Right after the neighborhood foundation, Coicou contacted the Cayuga Radio Group (CRG) and was satisfied with matching enthusiasm. Chet Osadchey and his crew were being much more than content to be component of this event and donated almost 125 backpacks loaded with school provides.
“This is what we love to do,” says Alex Bergman, Promotions and Advertising and marketing Director of CRG. Veron Raymond, owner of Mane & Wigs Splendor Supply stated, “I’ll do anything for the youngsters, it’s normally all about the young ones.” Raymond will also be gifting hair materials to the kids in addition to their gift certificates to her retail store.
“Everyone has been so gracious,” suggests Coicou, “I did not have to request anyone twice…everyone had the exact same intention and that was to help the youngsters. Verity, operator of V’s Hair Salon made available her providers alongside with her intern’s providers and shared the exact exhilaration about Tuesday. Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown experienced this to say “Our scholars will be hunting very good and experience very good as we start out the new academic college yr. I’m appreciative of the community aid that is serving to to launch this.”
Cuts&Curls 4 Boys&Ladies was designed attainable by a grant from the Group Foundation of Tompkins County and quite a few group corporations and companies. Cayuga Radio Group will be on-web-site Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. at God With Us Barbershop. Stroll-ins are welcome, but appointments are prioritized. Remember to phone Gloria Coicou at 321-278-9172 to make an appointment.