San Diego Kids Unite with Hairstylists During Child Abuse Awareness Month

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Headlines for Hair Hosts "The Carousel of Hope" Benefit on Behalf of Childhelp®

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During "Child Abuse Awareness Month," Encinitas salon Headlines for Hair will join forces with local kids to host "The Carousel of Hope." The fundraiser will benefit Childhelp®, a leading non-profit dedicated to helping the victims of child abuse, neglect and at-risk children and will take place at The Ocean House in Carlsbad, April 19th at 4 pm. Local kids will rock out in a battle of the bands and a teen fashion and hair show will complete the event.

"Headlines for Hair has always placed a special focus on family," said Gayle Fulbright, Headlines for Hair owner and recipient of the Childhelp "For the Love of a Child" award in 2008. "Our team has really embraced Childhelp's mission, and in addition to volunteering, raised over $5000 in 2008 for the San Diego chapter. We hope Carousel of Hope repeats and exceed our success on behalf of this vital charity that saves the lives of children."

Activities will include:

  • Battle of the bands featuring local kids
  • Fashion & Hair Show
  • Wii competition
  • Silent Auction

The event is also sponsored by Carlsbad haircare manufacturer Eufora Intl. Individual tickets are $30; groups of five or more are $25 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 760-436-1812.

CEO and Co-Founder Sara O'Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp's approach focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp's programs and services also include residential treatment services; children's advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope®, held each April during National Child Abuse Prevention Month that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse. For more information call 480-922-8212 or visit

Headlines For Hair is located at 111 N El Camino Real Suite C, Encinitas, CA. 92024. You can learn more about the salon by visiting or calling 760-436-1812.

Mia West
Phone: 619.920.4101

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