TRIM HUNGER is dedicated to wiping out hunger in America and won’t stop until every food bank and pantry, every public school lunch program, and every community outreach effort has enough food to go around. The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) of Fargo, ND and TSPAs nationwide have organized fundraising efforts to bring awareness to the issue of feeding the hungry in America.
TRIM HUNGER, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, is dedicated to raising awareness and donations to address the issue of hunger in America. Through its affiliation with the nationwide beauty school franchise The Salon Professional Academy and with the help of generous corporate sponsors, TRIM HUNGER is igniting the passion to help those in need in the hearts of beauty professionals all across the country. “In an industry already focused on helping, giving, and transforming lives, TRIM HUNGER will have the limitless support of beauty schools, salons, spas, and manufacturers to provide nutritious meals for those greatest in need,” stated Josif Wittnik, the founder of TRIM HUNGER.
In 2014, Wittnik of Appleton, Wi., was introduced to frightening and saddening statistics regarding the number of people in his own community, including many children, who were going without food each day. Motivated by this daily tragedy in his hometown, Josif, the co-owner of The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) in Appleton and Salon CTI, leveraged their reach and the caring hearts of the other salon owners, staff, and students to sponsor fundraisers.
By the end of 2014, thousands of dollars were raised to help the local food bank provide meals to the community. Knowing that more needed to be done, both locally and across the United States, Josif brought this issue to the attention of executives with REDKEN 5th Avenue NYC and L’Oreal USA in January 2015. Since then, TRIM HUNGER continues to receive an outpouring of support from The Salon Professional Academy franchise and corporate sponsors including REDKEN, ESSIE, Adidas, WOW Logistics, and Keller – planners, architects, builders.
Events will take place year round, culminating in a month-long effort in September (National Hunger Action Month) to raise funds and awareness for the hunger problem facing our country. On September 27th, TRIM HUNGER hopes to break the Guinness Book of World Records’ existing record for the most people cutting hair at the same time when 20 TRIM HUNGER Cut-A-Thons will be held simultaneously at The Salon Professional Academies (TSPAs) across the nation.
Essie, a corporate sponsor, will be offering their “Roarrrrange” nail shade as a symbol of support in the fight against hunger. A dedicated grass-roots campaign through social media will be employed through the use of [hashtag] #orangethumbie. As part of a growing trend of painting thumbnails the official color of the cause they support, TRIM HUNGER participants will be invited to share a “selfie” on social media with their “orange thumbie.
For information on local TRIM HUNGER events, refer to the http://www.tspafargo.com/trim-hunger-calendar-of-events/. For information on the future TRIM HUNGER outreach in local communities, please contact Josif Wittnik, TRIM HUNGER Founder, firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-450-0784.