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Paul Mitchell Schools Donate $133,000 to Local Charities

Temple MHA clip AUG 6, 2014 - Many Paul Mitchell Schools added a new twist to their "giving back" philosophy by pledging a portion of the money they raised in their annual FUNraising campaign to charities in their own local communities, donating $133,640 to a variety of organizations across the nation.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Raise $2.1 Million for Charity, Bringing 11-Year total to $13.3 Million

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MAY 4, 2014 - After three months and literally thousands of hair shows, casual days, cut-a-thons, and "FUNraisers," more than 13,000 cosmetology students from 110 Paul Mitchell Schools raised over $2.1 million for 11 selected charities, bringing their 11-year total to more than $13.3 million.

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Magic Johnson Surprises Paul Mitchell School Owners

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MAY 7, 2013 - Two hundred school owners and directors attending the Paul Mitchell Schools biannual Summit meeting received a huge surprise when Earvin “Magic” Johnson walked through the door. The legendary basketball player, entrepreneur, and LA Dodgers owner dropped in to personally thank the schools for their $150,000 donation to the Magic Johnson Foundation.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Raise $2.6 Million for 11 Charities

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MAY 5, 2013 - While most nonprofits are seeing declining donations, 16,000 cosmetology students and staff members from the nationwide network of Paul Mitchell Schools raised $2.6 million in three months, surpassing their goal, hitting their 10th consecutive all-time high, and bringing their "FUNraising" grand total to over $11.2 million.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Launch 2013 Campaign

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JAN 2013 - For the 10th straight year, the nationwide network of Paul Mitchell beauty schools are spending the months of February through April raising money for charitable organizations. Their goal: To take their grand total over the $11 million mark by raising $2.5 million this year. Their partners: A host of superstar celebrities representing 11 spectacular charities.

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2012 Campaign Raises Over $2.5M!

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MAY 2012 - Glittering with gorgeous gowns and glamorous hairdos, the legendary Beverly Hilton, home of the Golden Globe Awards, rolled out the red carpet for the Paul Mitchell Schools’ 9th annual FUNraising Gala. Raising $5 to $10 at a time with grassroots activities like cut-a-thons, hair shows, car washes, and casual days, the schools topped the $2.5 million mark this year, bringing their nine-year total to more than $8.5 million.

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Natasha Bedingfield to Perform at 2012 Gala

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MARCH 2012 - With their annual FUNraising campaign drawing to a close, Paul Mitchell Schools are gearing up for a spectacular celebration featuring Grammy Award nominee Natasha Bedingfield and a galaxy of celebrity superstars including Betty White, Marie Osmond, Fran Drescher, Kristin Bauer, Kathy Buckley, and more.

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Industry Superstars Team with Paul Mitchell Schools

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MARCH 2012 - Showing that compassion knows no boundaries, 20 beauty industry icons have pledged a day of edcuation for the Paul Mitchell Schools annual "FUNraising" campaign, which has raised over $6 million to date. The superstar lineup features top artists and educators in and out of the Paul Mitchell realm, including TV's Tabatha Coffey, celebrity stylist Ted Gibson, celebrity colorist Beth Minardi, and six-time NAHA winner Vivienne Mackinder.

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The Stars Come Out for Charity

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FEB 2012 -  For the ninth consecutive year, the nationwide network of Paul Mitchell beauty schools will spend the months of February through April raising money for charitable organizations. Their goal: An all-time high of $2 million. Their partners: Betty White, Donny and Marie Osmond, Gary Sinise, Magic Johnson, Fran Drescher, Kristin Bauer, and Kathy Buckley.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Bring Whirlwind of Hope

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MAY 2011 - With Paul Mitchell Schools located in Alabama and Missouri, the nationwide network sprang into action after America was devastated by its deadliest tornado day since 1925.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Donate $106,250 to No Limits

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MAY 2011 - At their biannual Summit, Paul Mitchell school owners raised $106,250 for No Limits, the country's only theater group for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Appearing at the Summit on behalf of No Limits, deaf comedian and motivational speaker Kathy Buckley showed a clip from the wildly popular TV show "Glee," in which No Limits alumnus John Autry II performs a solo of John Lennon's "Imagine." As the clip ended, the real-life John Autry joined Kathy on stage and performed the song again.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Raise $1.7 Million for Charity

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MAY 2011 - Now in its eighth year, the annual Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising campaign topped last year's high, bringing the grand total to over $6 million. The gala Magic of Memories celebration featured Betty White, Dolly Parton, Donny and Marie Osmond, and Leeza Gibbons.

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Paul Mitchell Schools Launch New FUNraising Site

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JAN 2011 - New Web site features the campaign's history, celebrity partners, supported charities, donation info, where the money goes, and more

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"First 50" Future Professionals Opportunity

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JAN 2011 - Attend the Magic of Memories Dinner and meet Betty White, Dolly Parton, Donny and Marie Osmond, Leeza Gibbons, and John Paul DeJoria!

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Six Superstar Celebrities Join Paul Mitchell Schools’ 2011

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DEC 2010 - Betty White, Dolly Parton, Leeza Gibbons, Donny and Marie Osmond, and Fran Drescher to play active role in annual event

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Donny and Marie Osmond Partner with Paul Mitchell Schools

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DEC 2010 - Singing superstars join annual FUNraising campaign, representing Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

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Paul Mitchell Schools Raise $1.2 Million for Charity

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May 2010 - Star-studded event celebrates record-breaking campaign

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