A hairstylist in Massachusetts sent 30 kids back to school with a generous act of kindness.
With the school year starting in full force, parents and kids are scrambling to get prepared for the first day back in class and hairstylist Amanda Barnett is ready to help.
Barnett works at the Mnandi Salon in Leominster, MA. She decided to offer free haircuts and school supplies for in the community kids before their first day of school!
According to the Sentinel And Enterprise, Barnett explained:
“I have always wanted to host an event to help single mothers out there or families in general struggling financially sending their children off to school. With the prices of everything being so expensive, if I could take a little stress and worry away by donating some of my time and money to get back-to-school supplies for the kids, and a fresh haircut, then that is what I wanted to do.”
By the end of the day, Barnett had gifted 30 kids with free haircuts, backpacks, and school supplies.
She shared on Facebook that she had folders, scissors, glue sticks, pencils, pencil sharpeners, and pencil pouches for the kids who attended the event.
***** TUESDAY AUGUST 23****** FREE HAIRCUTS FOR THE KIDS !!! I WILL ALSO HAVE SCHOOL SUPPLIES for the kids!!! So far…
Beyond that, she held a raffle for an arts and crafts gift basket that was packed full of goodies!
Barnett posted on Facebook that she plans to make the back-to-school free kid cuts an annual event! She wrote:
“That’s a wrap for my kids free cut event ! It was such a blessing and amazing feeling being able to do this for you guys ! This little girl brought tears to my eyes she was sooooo appreciative for being my winner of the arts and craft basket !!! i truly feel so blessed soooooo on that note I CAN NOT WAIT FOR NEXT YEAR ! 2nd annual free kid cut event.”
That’s a wrap for my kids free cut event ! It was such a blessing and amazing feeling being able to do this for you guys…
Speaking with the Sentinel And Enterprise, Barnett added:
“We all need to come together and be there for one another and look out for each other. We could move mountains as a community if we all think like this.”