The UpBeat: A good hair day for Parkinson Society and Hair Donation Ottawa

Ottawa Citizen

April 26 was a good hair day for the Parkinson Society of Eastern Ontario as it held its fourth annual Cut-A-Thon for Parkinson’s.

All proceeds went to Parkinson’s as stylists from three Ottawa salons volunteered, providing wash, cut and blow dry, and sponsor Joico gave each client a large gift pack of hair products. The generous salons who volunteered their services were Boss Art Salon & Spa, Voila Coiffure & Mini Spa and Nevio’s Mane Image Hair Studio.

Shauna Quinn, special events and fundraising co-ordinator for the PSEO, signed up for a Cut-A-Thon styling, and also donated her hair to another good cause, Hair Donation Ottawa, which was holding an event at Algonquin College the same day.

Hair Donation Ottawa is an annual, non-profit, cancer research fundraiser where people raise pledges for donating their hair and/or shaving their heads.

All proceeds from the Cut-A-Thon for Parkinson’s went to the Parkinson Society…

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