Cancer Society teams up with local salons for a Cut-a-Thon

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013

On Friday, Sept. 27 from 2 to 7 p.m., The American Cancer Society and local salons will host a Cut-a-Thon, a fundraiser to support the American Cancer Society’s Survivors Suite. The Survivors Suite provides free wigs, scarves, turbans and information for patients who are going through cancer treatments. “The survivor’s suite is one of the services the American Cancer Society offers cancer patients who are going through treatment. It serves as a place for patients to come relax, try on wigs and receive one-on-one help with their wigs. We are very proud to offer this service to the Lowcountry” says Fronde Merchant, Mission Delivery Manager of the American Cancer Society.

Vanity Salon, Attitudes Salon and The Healing Boutique and Paul Mitchell The School of Charleston at Roper St. Francis Cancer Center will be offering salon services to raise money to purchase new wigs. “Since cancer patients’ immune systems are so depleted from their treatments, we need to offer the most sterile products available, which means new, unused wigs. Wigs are very expensive, so with the help from these local salons and their customers, we will be able to purchase new wigs for our patients,” says Fronde Merchant, Mission Delivery Manager of the American Cancer Society.

The locations and services that will be provided for the Cut-A-Thon:

Attitudes Salon, 843-821-9011

1580 Old Trolley Road Suite G, Summerville (in Ridgeway Plaza)

Services: Wet/Dry Cuts; Shampoo Cut & Style or Color Extensions

Vanity Salon, 843-216-7181

1909 Highway 17 N Suite T, Mount Pleasant (in Bi-Lo Shopping Center)

Services: Women Dry Cuts, Men/Kids Dry Cuts, Go Out Style/Up Style, Eyelashes, Make-Up

“The Healing Boutique” and “Paul Mitchell The School Charleston” @Roper St. Francis, 843-958-2613

2085 Henry Tecklenburg Drive, Charleston (inside St. Francis Cancer Center)

Services: Wet/Dry Cuts, Eyebrow Wax, Manicures and Color Extensions

For more information about the local American Cancer Society’s Survivors Suite, please go to: www.cancer.org or call 843.744.1922. To book your appointments for the Cut-A-Thon, please call each salon individually or walk-ins will be welcome at each salon.

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