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American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts Team Up for ‘Saving Lives Never Looked So Good’

Midwest

August 30, 2013
 
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to show that “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good.” During the month of September, all presenting blood donors at participating Red Cross blood drives will receive a coupon* for a free haircut as a thank you for their lifesaving blood donations.
 
Whether you are looking for a fresh new look or just a trim, donating blood could be your ticket to finding your new ‘do.
 
“We are excited to team up with Sport Clips locations across the country for this national promotion in September,” said Tricia Quinn, CEO of the Red Cross Midwest Blood Services Region.
 
“Through our partnership, Sport Clips hopes to help increase awareness, and we look forward to providing haircuts as a thank you to these lifesaving donors in September,” said Gordon Logan, Sport Clips founder and chief executive officer. “You’ll not only feel good about your contribution, but you’ll look good, too!”
 
Click here to find area blood drives participating in the “Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” promotion.
 
* Coupons can be redeemed at participating Sport Clips locations. To find a location near you, visit www.sportclips.com/redcross. The American Red Cross would like to thank Sport Clips Haircuts for their generous donation and support.
 
How to donate blood
All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
 
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
 
About Sport Clips Haircuts:
Sport Clips Haircuts is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, and was established in 1993 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top 20 “Fastest-Growing Franchises,” and in the top 10 percent of the “Franchise 500.” Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named as one of the “Top Franchises for Veterans” by Franchise Business Review. Our “Help A Hero” program has raised almost $2 million to help deployed and hospitalized U.S. service members call home through the VFW’s Operation Uplink. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR drivers Denny Hamlin and Elliott Sadler, and partners with numerous NCAA and professional sports teams. To learn more about Sport Clips, visit SportClips.com.
 
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