Just Cuts fundraises $30,000
Iconic Australian franchise Just Cuts has banded together with a local South Australian community, raising more than $30,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) in the process.
The annual Cut-a-Rama event brought together Just Cuts, members of the Renmark community, RFDS representatives and participants of The Outback Car Trek.
Seven Just Cuts stylists helped participants to raise money for the organisation by colouring and cutting new styles.
Denis McFadden, Just Cuts CEO and founder said the latest event allowed the brand to reach a milestone mark.
“This was the 21st Cut-a-Rama event that we’ve put on. We’re so proud to be able to support a charity that impacts the lives of so many people across Australia,” McFadden said.
“We’re thrilled to announce that tonight’s donation takes Just Cuts’ total fundraising tally for the RFDS to over $500,000.”
The Cut-a-Rama event kicks-off the week-long trek, which starts in Renmark, South Australia before finishing in Vesteys Beach, Northern Territory on June 14.
Since launching over 29 years, trekkers have raised in excess of $28 million for the RFDS.
The aeromedical organisations provides extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.3 million square kilometres.
Bill Patrick, chief organiser of The Outback Car Trek said this year’s event, the 30th in succession was the biggest and best yet.
“Trekkers from all over have met in Renmark to take part in the traditional Cut-a-Rama night – the opening event to kick off the 30th edition of the annual Outback Car Trek.” he said.
While the Cut-a-Rama event has finished up for 2019, Just Cuts customers and franchisees can still donate.
Every Just Cuts salon in Australia receives a donation box for the charity, which is displayed on reception counters all year round.