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Charities

2014 Supported Organizations

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ANDREW GOMEZ DREAM FOUNDATION was founded to honor a successful Paul Mitchell School graduate whose struggle against mental illness ended tragically in suicide. The foundation helps cosmetology students, graduates, their families, and cosmetology-related enterprises. Funds have provided educational opportunities, hurricane relief, and support in the fights against breast cancer, domestic violence, and other destroyers of self-esteem.

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CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITALS® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North America, which, in turn, use the money where it’s needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.

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MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION is a nonprofit organization that invests in science that advances veterinary care for companion animals, horses, and wildlife. We are the global leader in animal health science, and our funding helps more species in more places than that of any other organization in the world.

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Since 1991, the MAGIC JOHNSON FOUNDATION (MJF) has served and enriched urban communities nationwide. MJF has evolved from an HIV grant-making organization to one that advocates for community-based organizations and supports educational empowerment through HIV/AIDS education, testing, and awareness work; minority college access; and digital literacy. Additionally, the Magic Johnson Foundation provides inner city youth access to social activities and outings such as professional sports events and holiday parties otherwise unavailable to them. 

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The GARY SINISE FOUNDATION serves our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. They do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. “Serving Honor and Need” is the cornerstone of the foundation, which is built upon its founder’s lifelong principles and longstanding commitment to be a citizen of action and to help the people who serve our country.

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CANCER SCHMANCER MOVEMENTfounded by Fran Drescher, is an education and advocacy organization dedicated to saving lives through prevention and early detection of cancer. By empowering ourselves and the people we love to become medical consumers, listen to our bodies, ask the right questions of our doctors, and seek second opinions, we can prevent cancer and, if we still end up with it, detect cancer in its earliest stages.

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FOOD 4 AFRICA is committed to supplying at least one vitamin- and mineral-enriched meal each day to the children of South Africa, where the HIV/AIDS epidemic has left countless numbers of orphaned children and more than a million preschool children do not receive sufficient food.

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CAST (Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking) aims to assist persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and to work toward ending all instances of such human rights violations. 

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ELSA (Experience Learning Support with Animals) builds confidence, sensory awareness, and social skills in special-needs children, teens, adults, and families through the benefits of the human-animal interaction in the ranch setting.

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WELLS OF HOPE is committed to responding to the cry of the poor and helping them attain the basic necessities of clean water, education, and basic health care.

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NO LIMITS’ mission is to meet the auditory, speech, and language needs of deaf children and enhance their confidence through the theatrical arts and individual therapy as well as provide family support and community awareness on the needs and talents of deaf children who are learning to speak.

 

Past Partners

 

boysandgirlsChar

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA provide a safe place to learn and grow—all while having fun. In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them. Boys & Girls Clubs offer that and more through programs and services that instill a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence. Great futures are started each and every day at Boys & Girls Clubs.

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AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION is the nation’s oldest humane organization with a 135-year-old history. We exist as the nation’s voice for protecting millions of children and animals each year from abuse and neglect through groundbreaking programs, training, and services. Today, we are also leading the way in understanding human-animal interaction and its role in society.

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY has worked in Haiti for more than 27 years. Prior to the earthquake, Habitat had provided housing solutions for more than 2,000 families in Haiti. Soon after the earthquake, Habitat set a goal of serving 50,000 families over five years, helping them move toward safer, more secure, permanent places to call home. To date, Habitat’s construction activities have benefited more than 40,000 families. This year, Paul Mitchell Schools supports Habitat for Humanity Haiti in honor of Vidal Sassoon.

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BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SOCIETY is a nonprofit organization building no-kill programs and partnerships that will bring about a day when there are No More Homeless Pets.The society's leading initiatives in animal care and community programs are coordinated from its Kanab, Utah, headquarters, the country's largest no-kill sanctuary. This work is made possible by the personal and financial support of a grassroots network of supporters and community partners across the nation.

leezaMemoryChar

THE LEEZA GIBBONS MEMORY FOUNDATION educates, empowers, and energizes caregivers impacted by chronic illness by creating unique programming, providing universal access to resources, and fostering evidence-based behavioral research to elevate the national consciousness of caregiving. Leeza’s Place is the signature program of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation.

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THE LARRY KING CARDIAC FOUNDATION provides funding for lifesaving treatment for individuals who, due to limited means or no insurance, would otherwise be unable to receive the treatment and care they so desperately need.

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DOLLY PARTON’S IMAGINATION LIBRARY inspires a love of reading and a love of books by gifting a brand-new book each month to over 600,000 preschool children. By working with local sponsors, Dolly has now mailed over 30 million books in her efforts to encourage all children to Dream More, Learn More, Care More, and Be More!

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CITY OF HOPE is an independent biomedical research, treatment, and education center dedicated to preventing and curing cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers nationwide and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients, and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

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NCA DISASTER RELIEF FUND was established in 1955 to assist salons in rebuilding following the devastation of natural disaster. Over the course of five decades, the fund has been there for professionals in times of dire need.

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CUT IT OUT is a program of the Salons Against Domestic Abuse Fund dedicated to mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse in communities across the United States. CUT IT OUT builds awareness of domestic abuse and trains salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer clients to local resources.

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FRANCISCAN HAIRCUTS FROM THE HEART’s mission is to enhance the dignity and self-esteem of poor, homeless, or disabled men, women, and children by providing them with professional hair care.