White Plains – The White Plains My Brother’s Keeper Initiative is partnering with area barbershops to offer 200 White Plains low-income youth a free back to school haircut.
Erwin Gilliam, owner of Erwin Gilliam Barber Shop, says he is happy to participate in the program.
“Kids going back to school with a fresh haircut will get a boost in their moral helping them to start the school year not only with a great look, but feeling confident as well. The initiative will help parents keep a few dollars in their pocket book to buy school supplies.”
White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach said “this program is another example of community partnership where businesses work to help our youth succeed in school.”
Haircuts will be provided Monday, August 28th through Saturday, September 2nd.
Hair cuts are available to elementary and middle school age youth.
The barbershops participating in the program are:
D’Cache Barber Shop
58 Lake Street
Kenson Barber Shop
47 Mamaroneck Ave.
Erwin Barber Shop
255 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd.
Janisly Barber Shop
96 East Post Road
Hair on Lexington
201 S. Lexington Ave.
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