Calling All Hair Stylists, #HAIRCUTS4SYRIA

Hair stylists, barbers, and hairdressers all around the country: Join us on March 4 to be a part of a record-breaking event! Islamic Relief USA will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most amount of money raised for a charity in 24 hours through haircuts! Yes, you heard it right: HAIR CUTS! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to put your expertise and creativity into charitable action, and record-breaking work.

Why is it important?

Because we want to make sure the world is paying attention to Syria.

It’ll be six years this March 15 that the violence in Syria has been going on. According to UNHCR and OCHA, there are more than 4.8 million registered Syrian refugees, and 13.5+ million people inside of Syria in need of humanitarian aid. The United Nations has declared the Syrian conflict “the worst of the 21st century.”

How Does it Work?

HAIR STYLING EXPERTS, THIS IS FOR YOU: Spread the word to your clients about this cause you are trying to raise money for and why it’s important to you. Gather your customers and hairdressers and get ready for the event of your salon’s or barbershop’s history on March 4, 2017!

Signing up is extremely easy and quick! 

  1. Register by clicking here.
  2. Once you register, an email will be sent out with marketing materials to help you advertise your establishment and make this event a great success for you.
  3. Spread the word to your clients, peers, family and friends, and lock in as many reservations as you can for March 4.
  4. Sharpen your scissors and get cutting for a good cause on March 4.
  5. Once Haircuts For Syria ends (which will be on March 5 at midnight), donate your proceeds at irusa.org/donate.

REGISTER YOUR SALON OR SHOP HERE.

HAIR CUT CUSTOMERS, THIS IS FOR YOU: Even if you don’t cut hair, you can participate. All you need to do is get your hair cut at a participating location on March 4 to be a part of this important effort (we’ll be adding a list soon). If you don’t see your favorite barber or hair stylist listed, don’t worry! Ask them to join and become part of history.

Learn more about what programs you’ll be supporting via irusa.org/syria.

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