owner of Red Bank's Salon Concrete, is reaching out to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines with a home-based effort on Sunday dubbed Hairdressers for Haiyan.
created massive destruction affecting 11 million people and wiping out
1.1 million homes. Zilinsky wants to help raise the funds to send a team of people to the Philippines to help with recovery.
Here's how it works: From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Salon Concrete, guests will be asked to donate $50 for a haircut and style, 100 percent of which will go directly toward financing the trip for the six-person team from the Hometown Heroes organization.
“The Hurricane Sandy disaster will always be a part of the people of New Jersey, who are eternally grateful for the aid that we received in our time of need," Zilinsky said in a released statement. "Now we are coming together as a community to help the people of Taclocan. It's time for us to be Jersey Strong again, for the people of the Philippines."
The fundraising goal is $20,000, which will fund the team that will build prefabricated structures donated by Eco Building Products, Inc.
As part of a long term relief effort, funds from
the event will also be used to train locals to build the same