Cancer Survivor Beauty And Support Day

Cancer Survivor Beauty And Support Day

6 • 1 • 2021

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"The real beauty of Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™   is the support it gives!"

  Barbara Natof Paget, Chair
 Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ Foundation


Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ (CSBSD™) is a nationwide and international event that takes place every year on the first Tuesday in June. It is a day of volunteering, when those in the beauty and wellness industries in all fifty states (and elsewhere) offer annually, complimentary services of their choice to all men, women, and children cancer survivors, regardless of their type of cancer or when they were diagnosed.

Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ (CSBSD™) is a purely volunteer event with no monies being raised and with no solicitations made on the day of the event or at any other time of the year. Unless a cancer survivor posts on Facebook, no one is ever privy to those survivors who participate in the day. Volunteers decide what services they wish to offer. The cancer survivors make their own appointments for that day. The survivors are encouraged to go to the website participation list, that is in alphabetical order, by state. If there is not listed a place near to where the survivor lives, then they are encouraged to email CSBSD™ at bnp@cancersurvivorbeautyandsupportday.org with names and telephone numbers of a few establishments in the beauty and wellness industries, and they will be contacted.

It is the goal of Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day to reach all those licensed in the beauty and wellness industries to encourage them to volunteer a service of their choice to every cancer survivor who wishes to celebrate the day.


A Personal Message

As a volunteer for many years, in 2003, I learned about a spa in Northern California where so many of their clients were being treated for cancer, that the owner decided to have a spa day for cancer survivors. Thinking it was such a wonderful idea, I went to a spa in my hometown of Highland Park, Illinois, and asked the owner if she might also support a spa day for cancer survivors. She offered a spa evening, there was a waiting list, and I was overwhelmed by the appreciation of the cancer survivors and the wonderful feeling the volunteers felt, participating in the evening. I realized it was not only about the complimentary beauty service, it was an evening of support. In a few years, CSBSD™ was reaching millions of survivors and thousands of volunteers. Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ is also recognized, since 2009, with a Resolution in the US House of Representatives, and has been cited by many state and local governments.

What is so important to me is that a cancer survivor or loved one, can google 'cancer survivor', reach this website and learn about all the wonderful programs that support the Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™ event, and also offer support all year. I am so proud that one website offers so much for those in need.


Clips of Kindness® clipper cuts from Great Clips

For many, the idea of hair loss can be daunting and unsettling. But when the time comes, Great Clips stylists can make it just a little bit easier for customers. Clips of Kindness® is a service available at all 4,100 Great Clips salons across North America. Great Clips salons offer a free clipper cut (a very short "shave" using clippers) to anyone facing hair loss due to cancer treatment. Clips of Kindness® is a small gesture in the big fight against cancer. But it's Great Clips way of trying to make things a little bit easier, and it's just the right thing to do.

Customers facing hair loss due to cancer treatment can go to a Great Clips salon when the time comes and ask for a Clips of Kindness® clipper cut. You don't need a coupon or a form of any kind, and the clipper cut is complimentary. You can also ask to have your service completed at a rear station if you would like a little more privacy.

You can watch the Great Clips video about Clips of Kindness to learn more about the service: https://youtu.be/nkR0uOtowMU. Find more information about Clips of Kindness at http://www.greatclips.com/about-us/charities/clips-of-kindness.


Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) raises funds to accelerate the pace of research to get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. SU2C a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation was established in 2008 by film and media leaders who utilize the industry's resources to engage the public in supporting a new, collaborative model of cancer research. StandUpToCancer.org/Clinical Trials


Walgreens

When you are going through treatment for any type of cancer, the side effects can impact not only how you feel on the inside, but how you see yourself in the mirror. When you look more like yourself, it can help boost your mood and your confidence.

Walgreens has a service, Feel More Like You™, that features pharmacists and beauty consultants who are specially trained to help people better manage internal and visible side effects from cancer treatments. This new service is now available in thousands of Walgreens and is complimentary. No appointment is needed.


Sephora

Sephora offers complimentary Brave Beauty in the Face classes designed to help address the visible effects of cancer treatments and have attendees feel beautiful and empowered. Visit www.sephora.com and click "Happening at" to find a participating store near you. You can also view a 3-part Brave Beauty video on the Sephora Stands You Tube channel.


Shred415

Shred415 is an instructor-led, cardio and strength workout. All Illinois Shred415 are proud to participate in Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day. Please call a Shred 415 place near to where you live, to learn about the exercise program, and schedule participating in a class. Shred415 provides child-care on site while you sweat with them!


Monday's at Racine is a wonderful program for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently in treatment. The primary mission of Monday's at Racine, is to reduce the physical, emotional, and cosmetic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, by providing free in-salon beauty and wellness services each Monday. Their mission is to encourage a self-empowering, mind-body approach to treatment medicine, to ensure wellness and vitality. To learn more about Mondays at Racine and the services they provide, and to locate a participating place, please go to www.mondaysatracine.org


For The Children

SeriousFun Children's Network started over 20 years ago, when the late actor, Paul Newman, generously created a place called 'The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp' where children with serious illnesses could go to simply have fun. Today, that idea has grown to include 30 life changing camps and programs nationwide. I am proud to have the support of SeriousFun Children's Network, knowing they are reaching the families to tell them about Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day, and I am helping to spread the joy of camp to as many people as possible.


"Ronald McDonald House Charities© (RMHC) is proud to be associated with this year's Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day™(CSBSD) event. Families of ill children are under tremendous stress. Through our Ronald McDonald House programs, RMHC allows families of sick children to face the weight of illness together. We applaud the CSBSD event as a great way to care for the whole family. RMHC is pleased to share the CSBSD beauty and support day event information with the children and families staying in our North American Ronald McDonald House programs, so they too can enjoy the generosity of the many volunteers who make this special day possible." For more information on RMHC visit us at www.RMHC.org


Variety, the Children's Charity was started in 1928, by several people in the theatre and movie business. There are 21 chapters throughout the country, who are dedicated to improving the lives of children in local communities. Variety, the Children's Charity purpose is to serve children who are less fortunate-children who live and grow up with a serious illness, disability, or disadvantage. These extra special children require a special kind of help. Variety is not the cause, children are the cause. Variety is the solution. To learn more about this extraordinary charity, please go to usvariety.org


St. Jude Research Hospital is centered on finding cures and saving children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude. They pay for treatment, travel, housing, and food. St. Jude feels a family should only worry about helping their child live. St. Jude shares their knowledge and exchanges their ideals openly, inspiring more collaboration between doctors and researches worldwide, and as a result, more life saving treatments for children everywhere. Visit St. Jude's mission at stjude.org


For The Young Adults

First Descents is proud to support CSBSD because these two causes share a common thread: enriching the lives of those impacted by cancer. First Descents provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (18-39) impacted by cancer. Their kayaking, surfing, and rock-climbing programs empower young adults to defy their cancer, reclaim their lives, and out live their diagnosis. Programs are held across the country and even internationally. To learn more visit www.FirstDescents.org