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

September 3, 2013

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 3, 2013) – 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 and platelet donors at participating Red Cross blood drives and blood donation centers 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 Michele Wright, chief executive officer of the Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross.

“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, founder and chief executive officer, Sport Clips. “You’ll not only feel good about your contribution, but you’ll look good, too!”

Upcoming Sport Clips blood drives:

Sept. 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Sport Clips, 12800 Chenal Parkway, Suite 5, Little Rock, Ark.

Sept. 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Sport Clips, 3514 E. Race St., Searcy, Ark.

Sept. 20 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Sport Clips, 3213 Main St., Suite 3, Bryant, Ark.

Sept. 27 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Sport Clips, 410 S. University Ave., Suite 120, Little Rock, Ark.

Sept. 27 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Sport Clips, 1412 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs, Ark.


*Coupons can be redeemed at participating Sport Clips locations. To find a location near you, visit

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 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