Paul Mitchell has always been involved with charity. In an immediate response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Paul Mitchell Schools Dean Winn Claybaugh called on every school in the network to hold a nationwide fundraising day to benefit the American Red Cross’s Haiti Relief and Development Fund and other legitimate, reputable relief organizations. “Our goal is $1,000 per school, times 100 schools, for a total of $100,000,” Winn said.
John Paul Mitchell Systems has pledged up to $10,000 in matching funds. During January, Paul Mitchell Schools will hold Casual for a Cause days, with staff members and Future Professionals donating money to wear casual attire for the day. Schools will also invite family, friends, and guests to “buy” paper bottles for Haiti relief and will prominently display them throughout the school to increase awareness and recognize donors. Individual schools are planning other activities as well.