Giving is Drift Salon’s Style

Drift Salon is all about giving back to our area of Matthews/Mint Hill/Charlotte/Indian Trail and this page gives all the information about how much we care about the world. From donating hair to helping plant trees in far off places, Drift Salon is committed to helping as much as we can.

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Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for high-risk individuals.

We are passionate about enlightening and empowering young women to be proactive with their breast and ovarian health. We are the big sister, the best friend, the trusted advisor, the dependable source of support. We are optimistic, collaborative and solution-oriented. Brilliant, bold, and bright.

Link to Drift Salon’s Donation Site

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Plant a tree and build a forest with Tea Tree. We proudly support Reforest’Action, an environmental organization that plants trees worldwide, in the areas where they’re needed most. Tea Tree’s Green Takeover has made a commitment to:

  • Plant 500,000 trees by the end of 2016
  • Sequester over 85,000 tons of CO2 during the trees’ lifetime
  • Support rainforest conservation and reforestation projects in Peru and Guatemala
  • Benefit local communities through better health and nutrition, as well as additional revenue
  • Protect soil from depletion and erosion caused by deforestation

 

special olympics

Drift Salon is happy to add the Special Olympics to the list of charities that we support.  April and May we will be collecting for them.  Special Olympics transforms lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. We are the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities: with 4.4 million athletes in 170 countries — and millions more volunteers and supporters. We are also a global social movement.

Link to read all about Special Olympics

Hair Donation

When you come to Drift Salon to donated your hair we will handle everything for you. Just let the stylist know that you would like to donate your hair and we will cut, package, and mail the donation. Below are the two sites we are currently working with.
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We have donated 230” of hair so far: We are so happy about the giving heart of the area. We have created 3 wigs in a year from all the donations! That is three more people with cancer that now have long flowing locks! How amazing is the Matthews/Mint Hill area! (1,578,044,160 inches)!

Pantene_BeautifulLengths_mainheaderBeautiful Lengths is a partnership between Pantene® and the American Cancer Society®, the largest nonprofit health organization committed to saving lives from every cancer and improving the quality of life for people facing the disease. The role of Pantene is to help women grow long, strong, beautiful hair and to provide the funds to turn this hair into free, real-hair wigs for women with cancer. So far, Pantene has donated 24,000 free real-hair wigs to the American Cancer Society’s wig banks, which distribute wigs to cancer patients across the country.

Requirements to donate with Beautiful Lengths