Giving Back One Haircut at a Time.

Hamilton, Ontario, Sept.18,2016 Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East, left, and his hair cutting colleagues teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need. Singh who is from Ghana says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East, left, and his hair cutting colleagues teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need Sunday. Singh says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes at the Wesley Centre on Catharine Street North.

Hamilton, Ontario, Sept.18,2016 Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East removes the salon cape from Suzanne Walker after completing her hair cut Sunday afternoon at the Wesley Centre on Catharine Street North. Singh and his hair cutting colleague teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need. Singh who is from Ghana says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Neil Singh removes the salon cape from Suzanne Walker after completing her hair cut Sunday afternoon at the Wesley Centre on Catharine Street North.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Sept.18,2016 Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East, prepares Darrin Marchand for a hair cut Sunday afternoon at the Wesley Centre on Catharine Street North. Singh and his hair cutting colleagues teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need. Singh who is from Ghana says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Neil Singh prepares Darrin Marchand for a hair cut Sunday afternoon at the Wesley Centre on Catharine Street North.

Hamilton, Ontario, Sept.18,2016 Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East, and his hair cutting colleagues teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need. Singh who is from Ghana says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes. In this photo - Iman Kton 5 years laughs at his brother Mahmad 6 years as they have their hair cut by Jermaine Edwards and Damion Forrester of Sharp Cuts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Iman Kton 5 years laughs at his brother Mahmad 6 years as they have their hair cut by Jermaine Edwards and Damion Forrester of Sharp Cuts.

Hamilton, Ontario, Sept.18,2016 Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East, gives Darrin Marchand a hair cut Sunday afternoon at the Wesley Centre on Catharine Street North. Singh and his hair cutting colleagues teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need. Singh who is from Ghana says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectato

Darrin Marchand checks his new hair cut in the mirror.

Hamilton, Ontario, Sept.18,2016 Neil Singh owner of Empire Hair Palace on King Street East, and his hair cutting colleagues teamed up to provide 200 free hair cuts for those in need. Singh who is from Ghana says that he was raised to give back to the community and this he says is his chance. As well as haircuts people received a goodie bag, and a barbecue lunch, and cupcakes. In this photo - Although it appears as if 6 year old Mahmad Kton is getting the undivided attention of 4 hands he is actually having his hair cut by Damion Forrester of Sharp Cuts while Jermaine Edwards cuts Mahmad's little brother Iman's hair in the background. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Mahmad Kton looks like he is getting the full salon treatment from both Jermaine Edwards and Damion Forrester but his little brother Iman is actually on the receiving end of the attention of two of those hands seated in another seat directly behind his brother.

 

One Comment on “Giving Back One Haircut at a Time.

  1. As one of the owners of red owl and empire I would like to thank you for the positive exposure of Red Owl and empire’s first annual event changing lives through a haircut community event. We believe that this will help us get more local businesses, volunteers, participants and supporters for next year. Thank you
    The whole red owl and empire team

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