Human Services

Haircuts With Heart

Services. Care. Respect.



Haircuts with Heart brings professional salon services with compassion, respect and care to the community through creating events offered to community based organizations who serve the underserved and pop up events serving our unhoused living on our streets.

Ruling Year


Executive Director

Rebecca Beardsley

Main Address




Human Services





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

We believe many of our unhoused neighbors, and people living at poverty level do not have access to the most basic of professional self-care services. The lack of these services can act as barriers to obtain jobs, housing, sustaining relationships, support and a sense of well being, and deservedness.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Haircuts with Heart

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

1. Provide professional hair care and makeup services and manicures as our guests transition into stability 2. Help restore a sense of identity 3. Help improve a state of mental health and well being of the underserved 4. Offer community, respect and care 5. Diminishing barriers of engagement with others 6. Build trust and frequent contact to nourish our guests and contributing partners 7. Build a network of professional stylists throughout the Bay Area 8. Continue to connect with community based organization who serve the underserved

Pop Up Salon events at our partners' site 2-4 events per month Facebook and Instagram advertising of events for volunteer recruitment Implement a strategic plan that includes fundraising Network with local salons and professional associations to recruit volunteers Support our community partners to spread the word amongst their network Increase awareness of our work through local events, farmer's markets, salon events, social media networks, articles, blog posts, public speaking

We've proven a track record so far by: Growing our list of partners so far to 25 Served over 1000 guests Fielding weekly inquiries by organizations desiring our services Fielding weekly inquiries by potential volunteers, our list is up to 65 currently

We have implemented feedback forms for our guests this year Our new website will involve a CRM to track our increased activity with donors, volunteers and organizations.

In a little over two years, we have: Hosted over 25 events Served over 1000 guests What is next? Continue to spread our geographic reach both for our events, and building our network of stylists, barbers, manicurists and makeup artists. Make connections with cosmetology schools to recruit volunteers Build our volunteer program Host at least 25 events in 2019 Purchase and build out a trailer to be able to drive up to our location and be able to provide full service, complete with shampoo.

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Affiliations & Memberships

Jefferson Award



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Board Leadership Practices

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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?



Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable


Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable


Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?



Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable

Organizational Demographics

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Race & Ethnicity

Sexual Orientation

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Diversity Strategies

We track retention of staff, board, and volunteers across demographic categories
We track income levels of staff, senior staff, and board across demographic categories
We track the age of staff, senior staff, and board
We track the diversity of vendors (e.g., consultants, professional service firms)
We have a diversity committee in place
We have a diversity manager in place
We have a diversity plan
We use other methods to support diversity
Diversity notes from the nonprofit
The people we serve are the underserved and vary in ethnicity. Our organization is still very small., so no need to track this info.