MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Oct. 1 through Oct. 31, Great Clips salons across Mobile Bay will sell the iconic Children's Miracle Network balloons to benefit the University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital, a local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. For each $1 Miracle Balloon purchased, customers will receive $2 off a future haircut.
Participating salons are:
- Great Clips at 3980C Airport Boulevard in Mobile (Pinebrook Shopping Center)
- Great Clips at 2438 S. McKenzie Street in Foley (Foley Square Shopping Center)
- Great Clips at 27955 Hwy 98 in Daphne (Magnolia Place Shopping Center)
- Great Clips at 3075 Government Boulevard in Mobile (McGowin Park Shopping Center)
- Great Clips at 7450 Airport Boulevard in Mobile (Shoppes of Westgate)
"We're excited to kick off this year's annual Miracle Balloon campaign to help raise funds for children in the Mobile Bay that receive treatment at the University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital," said franchisee Hunter Hughes, who owns three Great Clips salons in Foley, Daphne and Mobile with his wife, Mary. "With each dollar donated, Children's Miracle Network Hospital's are able to provide assistance to families in our community to improve the lives of tomorrow's future leaders. We look forward to seeing our new and existing customers all month long as they help support this important cause."
In 2015, Great Clips salons nationwide raised over $600,000 to help the millions kids who are treated at 85 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. The sizable donation is a sign of the commitment of Great Clips salons to work together and rally support within their local communities for the annual campaign.
Great Clips offers affordable, quality haircuts. Although prices vary from salon to salon, the average adult haircut is only $13 and children's haircuts are $10. Not only can you save money by visiting Great Clips, but you can save time with its Online Check-In option. Download the free Great Clips app or go to GreatClips.com to check wait times and add your name to the wait list before heading to the salon. Visit your nearest Great Clips to see what this new salon has to offer.
About Great Clips
Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 4,000 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world's largest salon brand. Great Clips is 100 percent franchised, and salons are owned locally by more than 1,200 franchisees across North America. Great Clips franchisees employ nearly 35,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn the Great Clips customer care system and advanced technical skills. As a walk-in salon, Great Clips provides value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments are needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. Getting a great haircut is more convenient than ever with Great Clips' Online Check-In and Clip Notes®. To check-in online, visit www.greatclips.com or download the app for Android and iPhone. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit www.greatclips.com.
About Great Clips' Online Check-In
Great Clips' Online Check-In feature is powered by ICS Net Check In™, a patent-pending, internet-based technology platform developed by Innovative Computer Software. Online Check-In allows customers to remotely log in from a computer or smart phone and view the estimated wait time at surrounding salons. Consumers can click the "check-in" icon to add their name to the list at the Great Clips salon of their choice, and by the time they arrive they are likely next or almost next in line – saving precious time they might have spent waiting in the lobby for their haircut. Online Check-In saves time, every time.
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.
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