Cut It Out
Give the Power Back!

Calling All Salon Professionals!

"Give the Power Back" to victims of domestic abuse — participate in the CUT IT OUT® October Fundraising and Awareness Drive to help victims of this nationwide epidemic find the voice and courage to speak out and seek help.

This important effort is in observation of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. The Professional Beauty Association and CUT IT OUT®: The Beauty Community Against Domestic Abuse are calling on the salon community to hold a fundraising and awareness drive in your salon anytime during the month of October.

Participation is Simple!

Making a difference in a life and in your community couldn't be easier...

STEP 1: Register Online or Download the registration form and mail to:

Professional Beauty Association/CUT IT OUT®
15825 N. 71st Street, Ste. 100
Scottsdale. AZ 85254

Once you've completed your registration, you will have access to our "Give the Power Back Toolkit" with everything you need to plan and execute your fundraiser, including:

  • A customizable press release to get the word out to your local press
  • A customizable flyer to hand out to clients and your local community
  • A downloadable Donations Card to allow clients and colleagues to donate to CUT IT OUT® any time throughout the year
  • The option to purchase Great Clips CUT IT OUT® pins and purple ribbons to sell to fundraising participants
  • An order form for free CUT IT OUT® posters and safety cards to be placed at your salon

STEP 2: Make a plan for your fundraiser. You can choose a day, a week or the whole month. Here are just a few ideas to get creative with your fundraising efforts:

  • Ask your team to donate tips from a day, a portion of tips from the week, etc.
  • Donate a percentage of sales during your fundraiser
  • Donate a percentage of each service ticket during your fundraiser
  • Tell clients about your efforts and ask them to add $1, $5, or $10 (whatever you feel is appropriate for your salon) to their service

  • Have your staff wear and sell CUT IT OUT® pins and purple domestic violence awareness ribbons. Purchase your pins and ribbons from Great Clips, the CUT IT OUT® Premium Sponsor, for only $1 a piece. You may send cash or checks to: Kim Schottler, Great Clips, Inc., Great Clips, Inc., 4400 West 78th Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, MN 55435. Please call 800-999-5959 to place an order by credit card.

  • Or any other creative idea you come up with!

STEP 3: Submit your donations. You can give 100% of raised funds to CUT IT OUT® or choose to allocate a portion to a local shelter of your choice. Complete the donation form Online or mail your donation to:

Professional Beauty Association/CUT IT OUT®
15825 N. 71st Street, Ste. 100
Scottsdale. AZ 85254

Donations can be allocated directly to CUT IT OUT® or choose to send a portion to a local shelter of your choice.

Thank you for participating!

Need more information or have questions ?

Contact or call 480.455.3453 (800.468.2274. ext.3453).