If you don’t know the crew at Language of Hair, you are missing out on knowing some of the most sincere and loving people. A couple weeks ago, they hosted their annual Cut a Thon with proceeds going to First Witness. It was a day of games, silent auction, food, haircuts and fun! They worked hard. At the end of the day, they gave everything to our programs that help children and their families after an allegation of child abuse. They gave their tips, their time and their energy – in one day, they totaled $5,000. Matches from AW Kuettel & Sons and Lakehead Constructors helped bring this total up – even the Rambler food truck decided to donate their proceeds. Fay Kuettel, owner of the salon, supported her staff in not only the planning but she gave up an entire day’s worth of services. Jenni Lowe did the bulk of the organizing and although she insists that she loves to do it, it’s a lot of work and shouldn’t go unrecognized. Their clients also donated everyday items we need at First Witness. We have a beautiful community. We are proud that we have the support of such amazing people every day. When a group like this steps up to run their own fundraiser, it absolutely takes our breath away. We cannot do this work without the support of our community. Looking at the big picture, money isn’t everything. So when a local company spends their day raising money by talking about our programs and getting more people informed, it helps meet our mission to ‘Strengthen our Community’s Response to Child Abuse.’ Thank you Language of Hair, AW Kuettel & Sons, Lakehead Constructors, the Rambler, the businesses that donated to their silent auction and the people that showed up. Your support is inspiring.