Healthy Hairdresser’s 2017-2018 Be-Cause You Care program continues this month with a spotlight on City of Hope (COH), championed by Healthy Hairdresser sponsor CosmoProf. City of Hope is a medical facility dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses.
At the July 8 Las Vegas gala during Cosmoprof North America, City of Hope’s National Professional Salon Industry Group, which has been an important contributor to COH, will present the 2017 Spirit of Life Award to Mark Spinks, president of CosmoProf, Armstrong McCall, Sally Beauty Holdings. Spinks has made medical research and innovation his major focus.
“It is an honor to be able to pull the beauty industry together to raise funds for such a worthy organization,” Spinks says. “Every family has been affected by cancer in some way. Our team had a chance to visit the City of Hope campus earlier this year, and it was amazing to see the work they’re doing to extend lives and give people hope. It was great to meet the doctors and researchers conducting leading-edge research.”
Salon owner and CosmoProf Brand Ambassador Larisa Love also was in the group visiting the COH campus.
“Taking the City of Hope tour opened up my eyes to becoming more involved and help out in anyway possible,” Love says. “With the social media platform that I have, I can bring more awareness to this cause. Any thing to help can make a difference, so let’s bring awareness and find a cure for cancer.”
Show Your Support:
- Hold a cut-a-thon or other fundraiser during the month of June and donate the proceeds to City of Hope.
- Donate individually to City of Hope as part of the professional beauty community at cityofhope.org/salon-spirit.
- Reserve your ticket for the Spirit of Life Award Reception or donate to the campaign for City of Hope at cityofhope.org/salon-spirit.
Originally posted on Modern Salon