Open Barbers is a not-for-profit community interest company. At least 10% of our salon based clients rely on their appointments being subsidised. We also operate a weekly home haircut service for people who are unable to leave the house.
Here are some ways you can support us:
Make a one off donation :
You can make a one off donation via PayPal to our account here: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also donate to our PayPal by scanning the QR code below:
As a social enterprise with a flexible pricing policy, we are very thankful for any donations we receive to help us cover our costs and keep our prices affordable. We are particularly grateful for donations when clients are unable to attend their appointment. If this applies to you and you prefer to pay by bank transfer, please email email@example.com and we will send you the details.
Become a regular supporter from as little as £1 a month :
Currently 25% of our salon based clients rely on their appointments being subsidised. We also operate a weekly home haircut service for people who are unable to leave the house. Please consider supporting these clients to continue accessing our services by donating to us on a monthly basis through Patreon.
From December 2021 – January 2022, our small but vital Crowdfunder helped cover costs while the salon closed unexpectedly over the winter holiday season due to the sudden surge in COVID-19 Omicron cases.
In March 2021 we turned 10 years old while the salon was still closed under the COVID-19 lockdown. We ran a Crowdfunder campaign along with 10 exciting online events which you can revisit on our 10th birthday page.
From March 2020 – March 2021, one of our clients organised a Go Fund Me campaign to support our freelancers during the lockdowns and restricted salon capacity cased by COVID-19.
In July 2020, supporters donated £5,417 to Richard Houguez’s Crowdfunder campaign Help support Open Barbers & their freelancers during the COVID-19 lockdown
We renovated and opened a dedicated salon in 2016 thanks to the generosity of our clients and supporters through our crowdfunding campaign.
The School for Social Entrepreneurs gave us practical support and motivation to get Open Barbers going.
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