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SOURCE van der Hagen Enterprises
Manufacturer of Luxury Grooming Tools Pledges Ongoing Donation to Serve Skid Row's Less Fortunate
LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- van der Hagen Enterprises, manufacturer of high quality handmade shave products, announces its official ongoing partnership with The Midnight Mission, Southern California's largest private social service provider. van der Hagen Enterprises pledges to donate a portion of all Luxury Shave Set proceeds in 2014 to The Midnight. This is a continuation of van der Hagen's involvement with the organization, which launched in March at their community event, "Grooming for Success." Participants at the event received haircuts and shaves by local barbers, learned proper grooming techniques, and participated in mock interviews with a real world business executive.
"I hadn't seen my face since high school," said Tom Delaney, a Midnight Mission program participant. "Getting a haircut and a shave gave me a renewed sense of self."
[To view a video recap of the event, please visit: vdhent.com/midnight-mission.html]
Grooming for Success attendees also received a van der Hagen Luxury Shave Set and safety razor to help ensure they maintain a well-groomed appearance and make a strong first impression at their next job interview.
"We believe all men and women should have the tools they need for self-sufficiency," said Marty van der Hagen, president of van der Hagen Enterprises. "By donating a portion of the proceeds from each Luxury Shave Set sold in 2014 to The Midnight, we hope to further the efforts the facility already has in place and make a lasting impact on Skid Row's homeless population."
Larry Adamson, president and CEO of The Midnight added, "We appreciate van der Hagen Enterprises' support of our cause to advance the health and wellness of Southern California's homeless population as The Midnight commemorates its 100-year anniversary. It's a true testament to the renowned brand's dedication to helping those less fortunate."
About van der Hagen Enterprises
For decades, van der Hagen Enterprises has carried the title of the world's premier manufacturer of personal care products. Its products include quality badger and boar bristle shave brushes, scented and unscented shave soaps, monogrammed shaving bowls, post-shave balms and lotions, face scrubs, and more.
About The Midnight Mission
Commemorating its 100-year anniversary, The Midnight Mission offers a path to self-sufficiency to men, women, and children, who have lost everything. Its emergency services, 12-step recovery program, job training, education and work programs offer a compassionate bridge to productive lives. The Midnight removes obstacles to self-sufficiency and provides the accountability and structure that people who are experiencing homelessness need to rejoin their communities.
To view the video recap of "Grooming for Success," purchase a van der Hagen shave set, and learn more about this ongoing partnership, please visit: vdhent.com/midnight-mission.html. For more information on van der Hagen, please visit vdhent.com, and to learn more about The Midnight Mission and its efforts, please visit midnightmission.org.
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