The VFW and Sport Clips established the "Help A Hero" scholarship program in 2013, but have worked together for more than a decade to support Americaâ€™s service members and their families. The VFWâ€™s " Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarshipâ€ť program provides up to $5,000 of assistance to qualified individuals who have served in the military, are in need of financial assistance, and are pursuing an education at post-secondary institutions, including trade schools.
To date, Sports Clips, clients, team members and product partners have raised more than $3.6 million for the program, resulting in more than 800 scholarships being awarded. While our scholarship recipientsâ€™ career aspirations vary, these men and women share a common desire to make a difference and succeed for themselves, their families and their country.
Donations to the "Help A Hero" campaign will be collected by Sport Clips stylists and other team members in stores and at local fundraising events. Sports Clips will also hold "The Biggest Haircut Day of the Yearâ€ť on Veterans Day, stores will also offer free haircuts to service members and veterans with valid military identification., when the company donates a dollar for every hair care service to the scholarship program, and many participating