Paul Mitchell's Culture of Giving

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When you choose Paul Mitchell®, you're supporting many charity efforts around the globe.

The Diana Award

We're working with The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Campaign to help promote a nicer world. We're hiring a #NeonSquad who will help us spread the word and keep all things kind.


CoppaFeel! was the first breast cancer charity in the UK to create awareness amongst young people, with the aim of instilling a new healthy (boob checking) habit that could one day save their life.

This year we have pledged £5,000 to support their Uni Boob Team text reminder campaign to remind students on campus to check their boobs with a free monthly text, giving any student sign-ups the chance to win over £500 worth of Paul Mitchell products!

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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.

Grow Appalachia

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®

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.

Paul Mitchell Funraising

Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising

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

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.

What we've been up to

Take a look at our video below to see how JPMS have been giving back.

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.

Cruelty free


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.

Solar car


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.

Elkriver Deal


Eco-Conscious Contributions

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.



Inspiring Hope

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.

Tsunami relief


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.

Elizabeth Glazer


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.

Kabul beauty school


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.

Challenge alaska


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.

Food for Africa


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.

Mirador Basin dinner


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.

Amnesty international


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.

The gathering


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.



Coloring Confidence

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.

2013 Holiday


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.

Giving is my style



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

Alzheimer's Association Logo
American Cancer Society
Amnesty International Logo
Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation
Boarding for Breast Cancer Logo
The Boy's Club of New York Logo
Beauty Changes Lives Logo
Cancer Schmancer  Logo
Children's Hospital Logo
Children's Micacle Network Hospitals Logo
Chrysalis Logo
City of Hope Logo
The Creative Coalition Logo
Food 4 Africa Logo
Gary Sinise Foundation Logo
Go Red for Women Logo
Habitat for Humanity Logo
Leeza's Place Logo
Life Rolls On Logo
Magic Johnson Foundation Logo
Morris Animal Foundation Logo
No Limits Logo
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Logo
Reeve Foundation Logo
The Art of Elysium Logo
Wells of Hope Logo
Aids Lifecycle Logo