Style for Good
When you choose Paul Mitchell®, you're supporting many charity efforts around the globe.
Paul Mitchell co-founder John Paul DeJoria grew up in an underserved Los Angeles community. During his youth, the local Boys & Girls Club provided a safe place for him to socialize, learn and grow. Today, our company is proud to give back to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and their efforts to create great futures for young people.
In 2010, Paul Mitchell co-founder John Paul DeJoria teamed up with Berea College to establish Grow Appalachia, a non-profit initiative that helps Appalachian families plant a healthy future. Over the last few years, the organization has produced more than 1.1 million pounds of healthy, organic food for thousands of people in five states.
Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization that focuses on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. We are proud to support their mission to educate, equip and empower women of all ages to be proactive with their health.
Our nationwide network of Paul Mitchell Schools joins forces every year to raise funds and awareness for various non-profit groups. In 2014 alone, cosmetology students from 110 Paul Mitchell Schools raised $2.1 million! That brought their 11-year total to more than $13.3 million.
Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI) is a national non-profit organization that seeks to improve the quality of men’s lives through education and research. We are proud to support PCRI’s dedication to men’s health awareness.
Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in supporting scientific research that advances veterinary medicine. We're proud to support the organization's commitment to improving the health and quality of life for dogs, cats, horses and wildlife around the world.
EyesOnCancer.org is a non-profit cancer awareness organization that teaches beauty professionals to identify early stage skin cancer. Through education in the beauty industry, Eyes On Cancer aims to reduce cancer fatality by leveraging those first line responders that are naturally in a position to spot skin cancer/melanoma at its earliest stages.
Join our global family and share how or why you make a difference with the hashtag #GivingIsMyStyle and we’ll donate $1 to one of our favorite non-profits on your behalf.
Our History of Giving
Making a difference has been a cornerstone of our culture since we got our start. Here are some of the organizations and initiatives Paul Mitchell has supported over the years.
A Pledge to Our Furry Friends
Paul Mitchell becomes the first professional beauty company to announce that we don't conduct or condone animal testing.
Fast and Green
Co-founders Paul Mitchell and John Paul DeJoria look to the future and pioneer one of the world’s first solar and wind-powered race cars.
Supporting the Navajo Nation
John Paul DeJoria purchases sheep for the Diné Elders of the Navajo Nation to support their ancient weaving traditions and provide economic opportunities.
Cut Hair, Not Trees
Paul Mitchell partners with the Rainforest Foundation to help native people stand up for their environment and their rights.
Giving Back to the Industry
Always a first responder for those in the beauty industry, John Paul DeJoria starts the AIDS Relief Fund for Beauty Professionals to help hairdressers living with AIDS.
A Generous Donation
A big believer in helping people around the globe, John Paul DeJoria supports the Tarahumara tribe by donating farming equipment, seeds, blankets and food.
Any friend of the environment is a friend of ours! Paul Mitchell helps the Friends of Elk River protect Oregon’s pristine water and lush forests.
Standing Up for Animal Welfare
Is there anything cuter than a baby seal? John Paul DeJoria and his daughter Alexis set sail with Sea Shepherd in an effort to stop the massive seal hunt.
Fun for a Good Cause
Paul Mitchell begins sponsoring the Celebrity Sports Invitational fundraising events to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance.
John Paul DeJoria offers motivational advice to teenage patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. During this visit, he also puts doctors in touch with Nelson Mandela regarding their breakthroughs in pediatric AIDS.
A Haircut for a Cause
The world’s most expensive haircut? John Paul DeJoria agrees to cut off his signature ponytail on the Leeza At Night show to raise $50,000 for the Red Cross Tsunami Relief Effort.
Gifts That Give Back
Paul Mitchell partners with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation by donating part of the proceeds from all holiday gift sets.
Creating Beautiful Futures
Spreading the message of peace, love and happiness, Paul Mitchell donates hair products and supplies to help start the first beauty school in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan.
Breaking Down Barriers
We help disabled athletes by sponsoring Team Paul Mitchell in the Challenge Alaska Wheelchair Race (congrats to team member Edwin Figueroa on his third place victory!).
Lending a Helping Hand
When hairdressers put their heads together, extraordinary things happen. Paul Mitchell and Vidal Sassoon join forces to help Habitat for Humanity rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Taking a Stand Against Hunger
Tackling hunger head on, Paul Mitchell partners with Food4Africa to provide nutritious meals to thousands of orphans in South Africa.
Preserving the Rainforest
Paul Mitchell gives financial support to the Mirador Basin project in northern Guatemala, a vital rainforest that’s home to the largest and earliest cities in the ancient Mayan world.
A Pledge for Equal Rights
Standing up for equal rights everywhere, Paul Mitchell provides funding and support to Amnesty International, the largest human rights organization in the world.
Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
The annual Paul Mitchell Gathering—the coolest hair show on earth—helps keep our planet cool by going carbon neutral. All of the carbon emissions are offset through leading environmental organizations.
Supporting Women’s Health
Paul Mitchell teams up with Fran Drescher (America’s favorite nanny) to introduce the Limited Edition Pink Express Ion Smooth® which benefits Cancer Schmancer.
Planting a Healthy Future
John Paul DeJoria founds Grow Appalachia, a non-profit that gives mountain residents the education and resources needed to grow sustainable, nutritious food.
Paul Mitchell teams up with Chrysalis to treat homeless and low-income women to head-to-toe transformations that highlight their unique beauty.
The Girls Are Alright
Paul Mitchell supports the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s efforts to save lives through early detection.
Spreading Holiday Cheer
For the second year in a row, Paul Mitchell celebrates the holiday season with a donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
The Green Takeover
Tea Tree teams up with Reforest’Action and makes a commitment to plant 500,000 trees by 2016.
Paul Mitchell invites fans to join their global family and share how or why they make a difference with the hashtag #GivingIsMyStyle. A dollar is donated for each person who participates, with a goal of raising $200,000 for five of our favorite non-profit groups.
Additional Charity Partners