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Videos

2016 FUNraising Launch Video

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Paul Mitchell Schools kick off their 13th annual FUNraising campaign on March 1, 2016. Dean and Cofounder Winn Claybaugh introduces the 2016 supported organizations. Dean and Cofounder Winn Claybaugh introduces the 2016 supported organizations. Featuring Magic Johnson, Gary Sinise, Marie Osmond, Fran Drescher, Dolph Lundgren, and more. 

2015 FUNraising Gala Highlights

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Paul Mitchell Schools 2016 FUNraising campaign raised $1.7 million for charity, bringing the 12-year total to $15.2 million! The annual Gala featured Magic Johnson, Fran Drescher, Dolph Lundgren, Marie Osmond, John Paul DeJoria, Kathy Buckley, and co-hosts Pauley Perrette and Winn Claybaugh.

2014 FUNraising Gala Highlights

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Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising campaign raises $2.1 million for charity! The 11th annual Gala features Magic Johnson, Fran Drescher, Danny Trejo, Marie Osmond, Sara Rue, John Paul DeJoria, Ricky & Andrea Schroder, JoAnne Worley & Kathy Buckley.

2013 FUNraising Gala Highlights (long version)

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Each year, Future Professionals and staff from the 100+ Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools raise money and awareness for selected charities. Raising $5-$10 at a time with grassroots activities like cut-a-thons, hair shows, and car washes, we've raised over $11.2 million in 10 years, including $2.6 million in 2013!

2013 FUNraising Gala Highlights (short version)

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Each year, Future Professionals and staff from the 100+ Paul Mitchell cosmetology schools raise money and awareness for selected charities. Raising $5-$10 at a time with grassroots activities like cut-a-thons, hair shows, and car washes, we've raised over $11.2 million in 10 years, including $2.6 million in 2013!

 Special Message from Kathy Buckley and No Limits Kids

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Comedian/motivational speaker Kathy Buckley and the kids from No Limits send a special message to the students and staff of Paul Mitchell Schools

 Magic Johnson Surprises Paul Mitchell School Owners at Biannual Meeting

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To say thanks for supporting his Magic Johnson Foundation, Earvin "Magic" Johnson paid a surprise visit to Paul Mitchell School owners at their May 2013 owners summit in Beverly Hills. To date, the schools' annual FUNraising campaign has donated $280,000 to the Magic Johnson Foundation.

 

Kathy Buckley Praises Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Campaign

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Comedian Kathy Buckley and hairstylist Tony Miller appear on Central Valley Today show, KSEE 24, with Paul Mitchell The School Fresno owner D'Ann Evans to promote the school's March 11, 2013, charity event to benefit No Limits, a school for deaf children from low-income families.

 

Marie Osmond and Winn Claybaugh Co-Host 2012 Gala Event

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Singing legend Marie Osmond co-hosted the 2012 FUNraising Gala with Paul Mitchell Schools Dean and Co-Founder Winn Claybaugh. Each year, Paul Mitchell Schools raise money for a variety of worthwhile charities. This year’s goal was $2 million, but we topped it and raised over $2.5 million – with every penny going to the charities we support!

Betty White Thanks Paul Mitchell Schools at 2012 FUNraising Gala

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The incomparable and ever gracious Betty White delighted Paul Mitchell School owners and future professionals at the 2012 FUNraising Gala, where she “roasted” Marie Osmond and announced the 6th highest FUNraising school in this year’s campaign. For the past 55 years, Betty has given her time and talent to Morris Animal Foundation, one of many organizations supported by the Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising campaign.

Fran Drescher Attends 2012 FUNraising Gala

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Fran Drescher, the always engaging and hilarious star of The Nanny and Happily Divorced, attended the Paul Mitchell Schools 2012 FUNraising Gala on behalf of Cancer Schmancer, the organization she founded to save lives through prevention and early detection of cancer. Paul Mitchell Schools are proud to be friends with Fran and to support her wonderful charity.

John Paul DeJoria Represents Food 4 Africa at 2012 Gala

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We are so lucky to have a leader like John Paul DeJoria in our Paul Mitchell Schools. He truly has made the world a better place, and his vision and leadership inspire us every day. John Paul and Paul Mitchell Schools support Food 4 Africa, and we were delighted to hear him talk about this wonderful organization and how our 2012 contribution will help.

Marie Osmond Acknowledges Paul Mitchell Schools at 2012 Gala

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The beautiful and talented Marie Osmond shared her incredible humor and giving nature at the 2012 Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Gala. For more than 30 years, Marie has worked with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, helping them raise over $4 billion. Paul Mitchell Schools are honored by her friendship and the chance to help Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and our other wonderful partners through our annual FUNraising campaign.

Kathy Buckley Appears at 2012 FUNraising Gala

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One of the world’s funniest and most inspirational people, Kathy Buckley supports No Limits, a charity for deaf and hearing-impaired children. We are so proud to have Kathy as part of our Paul Mitchell Schools family and truly enjoy every minute we get with her - she is a true gift!

Paul Mitchell Schools' Educators & Artists Raise $226,789

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Paul Mitchell Schools’ Advanced Academy educators and Success Coaches traveled to countless schools to present incredible classes, collectively raising $226,789. Makeup specialist Debra Dietrich led the way, raising $90,148 by taking her “Trending Tour” hair and makeup class to 20 different schools during the three-month campaign.

Natasha Bedingfield Sings "These Words Are My Own"

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The Grammy-nominated signer performs “These Words Are My Own” at the 2012 Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Gala.

Natasha Bedingfield Sings "Pocketful of Sunshine"

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The Grammy-nominated signer performs her hit, “Pocketful of Sunshine,” at the 2012 Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Gala.

Natasha Bedingfield Sings "We Will Recover" at 2012 Gala

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Appearing on behalf of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Grammy-nominated signer performs “We Will Recover” at the 2012 Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Gala.

Natasha Bedingfield Sings "Unwritten" at 2012 Gala

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The Grammy-nominated signer performs “Unwritten,” a favorite theme song of the Paul Mitchell School owners, at the 2012 Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Gala.

Marie Osmond Sings with Winn Claybaugh

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Marie Osmond is lured into a duet with Dean and Co-Founder Winn Claybaugh at the 2012 Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising Gala in Beverly Hills.

Snoop Dogg Joins FUNraising Family

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Fo shizzle dizzle! The one and only Snoop Dogg has joined the growing number of superstar celebrities who proudly support the Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising campaign! The legendary rapper, singer, record producer, and actor teamed up with John Paul DeJoria last week to record a special message about our Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising campaign.

Kathy Buckley Joins 2012 FUNraising Campaign

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America's first hearing impaired comedian and inspiring motivational speaker Kathy Buckley joins the 2012 FUNraising campaign, representing No Limits. Kathy sends a special message of gratitude to Paul Mitchell Future Professionals and staff.

Success Secrets from Top FUNraisers

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Each year, students and staff from Paul Mitchell Schools volunteer their time and talent to raise money for charities such as Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Best Friends Animal Society, Habitat for Humanity, Cancer Schmancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and many others. To date, they've raised over $6 million! In this video, a few schools share their "success secrets" from past years.

Magic Johnson Partners with 2012 FUNraising Campaign

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Gary Sinise Joins 2012 FUNraising Campaign

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Paul Mitchell Schools are proud to partner with actor Gary Sinise for the 2012 FUNraising Campaign. The Gary Sinise Foundation supports the brave men and women in uniform who serve us at home and overseas.

FUNraising Gala 2011 - Highlights Video

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Highlights from the Paul Mitchell Schools' 2011 FUNraising Gala dinner, including the announcement of the Top 10 schools and the grand total raised in the annual FUNraising campaign; messages from special guests Betty White, Dolly Parton, Leeza Gibbons, John Paul DeJoria, and Donny and Marie Osmond; clips from Donny and Marie's exclusive performance; and more!

Donny Osmond Serenades Betty White at 2011 Event

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Donny Osmond left the stage to sing "Puppy Love" to Betty White at the Paul Mitchell Schools' 2011 FUNraising Gala, which celebrates the culmination of the annual campaign

2011 FUNraising Launch Video - 1 of 4

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Paul Mitchell Schools kicked off their 8th annual FUNraising campaign on February 1, 2001. Over 14,000 Future Professionals and staff members plan to raise $1.5 million for 7 charitable organizations this year. Learn all about the charities from their celebrity sponsors -- Betty White, Dolly Parton, Donny and Marie Osmond, Fran Drescher, Leeza Gibbons, and John Paul DeJoria. (Be sure to watch parts 1-4 to see the entire FUNraising Launch Video.)

2011 FUNrasing Launch Video - 2 of 4

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In Part 2, longtime Paul Mitchell Schools FUNraising partner Leeza Gibbons introduces the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, which (through its signature Program, LEEZA'S PLACE) provides caregivers and their loved ones impacted by chronic illness with support, guidance, and referrals as well as a calendar full of programs designed to educate, empower, and energize. (Be sure to watch all 4 parts to see the entire 2011 FUNraising Launch Video.)

2011 FUNraising Launch Video - 3 of 4

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In Part 3, award-winning entertainer Betty White introduces the Morris Animal Foundation, which helps animals enjoy longer, healthier lives. (Be sure to watch all 4 parts to see the entire 2011 FUNraising Launch Video.)

2011 FUNraising Launch Video - 4 of 4

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In Part 4, Dolly Parton introduces the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides books and helps young readers get off to a great start. (Be sure to watch all 4 parts to see the entire 2011 FUNraising Launch Video.

A Special Message from Larry King

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Larry King extends a special message of thanks to the Paul Mitchell Future Professionals for supporting his Larry King Cardiac Foundation in their annual FUNraising campaign.

Fran Drescher Partners with Paul Mitchell Schools

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Paul Mitchell Schools join forces with Fran Drescher to raise money and awareness for her Cancer Schmancer Foundation.