Locks of Love returns to San Jacinto College

04.07.2014 | By Andrea Vasquez

Locks of Love and San Jacinto College will host their annual “Share Your Hair” event on April 14 and 15 at the South Campus cosmetology salon.

Participants donating at least eight inches of bleach-free hair will receive free haircuts from the cosmetology department. Monetary donations to Locks of Love will also be accepted. Since 2011, the South Campus cosmetology department has collected 275 locks of hair for the organization.

Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

The South Campus cosmetology salon will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 14 and Tuesday, April 15, and is located in the S. R. Jones Vocational Technical Building (building 13) on the San Jacinto College South Campus at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

For more information on Locks of Love hair requirements, hair appointments, or monetary donations, please call the South Campus cosmetology department at 281-922-3406 or visit www.locksoflove.org.

 

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

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