This is already a busy time for stylists at the Hair Cuttery in Norwich, and it's about to get busier because they're about to give away free cuts.
Little did Ryan Jakubielski know that by getting a little off the top, he could be helping another kid get a free haircut.
“It's a nice thing to do, Jakubielski said.
It's "Buy One, Give One" at The Hair Cuttery in Norwich. When folks like the three Jakubielski boys come in for their back to school cuts - the salon then donates the same amount of cuts to kids in need.
“It's a great thing to help out others by doing what I need to do anyway,” said AnnMarie Jakubielski.
So the more kids who come into this salon in August, the busier these stylists will be well into the fall.
Once the month is over they're going to tally up how many haircuts they did, then give away the exact same amount to other kids starting in September.
“Our goal for the whole entire company is 100,000,” said hair stylist Tabitha Simons.
That's a lot of students. Some who don't usually get to come into places like the Hair Cuttery will get to start off the school year in style.
“The children that are coming in receiving those haircuts, it's giving them self-confidence, a memorable experience and for the children giving the haircuts, it gives them a sense of pride,” Simons said.
The Hair Cuttery is working with social service agencies to get the free haircuts to the kids who need them.
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