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Love, Hair and Happiness

February 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
YWCA Canton
Yvonne Reese

On Sunday, February 16th, area salons and volunteers will have a Valentine’s Day party at the YWCA Canton. Our guests will be from both the women, children’s and men’s homeless shelters; YWCA Canton and Refuge of Hope. Permanent Supportive Housing buildings Gateway I and II and New Beginnings. We will be providing haircuts, waxing, massage and manicures for all guests, free of charge. We also provide food, book bags full of donated items, crafts, face painting, balloon animals and even princess entertainment!

If you would like to donate items, your services or money to this special event, please contact Yvonne Reese, Love Hair and Happiness Event Coordinator by email at:

Items Needed for the event are below… new items only please

Women & Men:
Deodorant, feminine products, small travel toiletries, mouth wash, toothpaste,toothbrush, body wash, shampoo, conditioner,razors, body lotion, cologne, shave cream, razors, after shave, combs, bath soap, brushes, nail polish remover, cotton, Q-tips, travel size toiletries, underwear (all
sizes), men’s t-shirts (all sizes), journals, pens, note pads, magazines, nail polish remover, cotton, Q-tips, hats, gloves, scarves, sunglasses, socks, slipper socks, travel laundry soap, jewelry, makeup, combs, brushes, barrettes, headbands, ponytail holders, books, bus passes, wallets, note pads, pencils, magazines, adult coloring books, puzzles, colored pencils, anything small and fun to fit in their backpacks!

Children (Boys, Girls and Infants):
Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, combs, brushes, teen deodorant, diapers, formula, wipes, teething rings, underwear, hats, gloves, scarves, socks, blankets, socks, bottles, slippers, books, crafts, small dolls and stuffed animals, headbands, hair ties, bows, small trucks, cars, action figures, balls, teething rings, rattles, baby spoons, sippy cups, coloring books, crayons, colored pencils, playdough, puzzles, play makeup, nail polish, stickers, craft paper and play scissors, small toys, back packs

Food/Supplies for the Event (120 guests):
Subs, pizza, cookies, cakes, pies, brownies
Craft supplies and crafts/ unisex easy to-do projects



Are you experiencing homelessness?

To be placed in housing: You must first register with the homeless hotline: 330-452-4363