Clip for the Cure Campaign has Raised over $6.5 Million for Breast Cancer Research
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 13 // PRNewswire // -- In October, Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS), the global leader in the haircare industry, will kick off its annual Clip for the Cure, a month-long campaign to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To date, the company's dedicated stylists and clients have raised more than $6.5 million for the cause.
Regis Corporation salons are taking part in the October Clip for the Cure campaign in a variety of ways. On select days throughout the month, thousands of stylists at participating Regis Salons, SmartStyle, Supercuts, MasterCuts, Fiesta Salons, HairMasters and TGF Hair Salons will offer specially priced haircuts or donate a percentage of each haircut to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.
Also as part of the campaign, salons will donate 10% of net proceeds from the sale of private label products, including customer favorites like DESIGNLINE® and MasterCuts' M|C line, to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. Participating salons include Regis Salons, SmartStyle, MasterCuts, BoRics, Fiesta Salons, TGF Hair Salons, Best Cuts, Saturday's, Holiday Hair, Head Start, Famous Hair, Style America, HairMasters and Cool Cuts 4 Kids as well as select Supercuts, Cost Cutters, First Choice Haircutters and Magicuts locations. To further raise awareness, salons participating in the month-long campaign will have limited-edition pink products available for purchase, including tote bags, tumblers and pins.
In 1990, Regis Corporation began efforts to raise awareness of breast cancer research, education and prevention. The Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research provides support for early diagnosis, prevention, treatment and a cure. Currently, the Foundation is supporting groundbreaking research at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, along with other nationally recognized centers that are leading the way in breast cancer research.
According to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, more than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in American women in 2010. One in eight women is at risk of getting breast cancer in her lifetime.
For more information on Clip for the Cure, visit your local participating salon or www.ClipfortheCure.org.
Founded in 1994 by Anita Kunin, a breast cancer survivor and wife of former Regis Chairman Myron Kunin, the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research supports breast cancer research, early diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and a cure.
Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS) is the beauty industry's global leader in beauty salons, hair restoration centers and cosmetology education. As of June 30, 2010, the Company owned, franchised or held ownership interests in over 12,700 worldwide locations. Regis' corporate and franchised locations operate under concepts such as Supercuts, Sassoon Salon, Regis Salons, MasterCuts, SmartStyle, Cost Cutters, Cool Cuts 4 Kids and Hair Club for Men and Women. In addition, Regis maintains an ownership interest in Provalliance, which operates salons primarily in Europe, under the brands of Jean Louis David, Franck Provost and Saint Algue. Regis also maintains ownership interests in Empire Education Group in the U.S. and the MY Style concepts in Japan. System-wide, these and other concepts are located in the U.S. and in over 30 other countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
SOURCE Regis Corporation