Spa News: PBA's Disaster Relief Fund Helps Beauty Professionals Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Sections of the old boardwalk are seen destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York.

Since 1955, the PBA Disaster Relief Fund has been there to assist salons/spas and beauty professionals recover and rebuild after devastation caused by natural disasters.

As Hurricane Sandy and related storms continue to move across the greater Northeast, PBA reaches out to beauty professionals and companies to contribute to the PBA Disaster Relief Fund.

"The PBA Disaster Relief Fund is a perfect way for our industry to come together and help support fellow beauty professionals in their time of need," states Steve Sleeper, Executive Director of the Professional Beauty Association.

All donations made to the PBA Disaster Relief Fund are tax deductible and 100% of all funds raised go directly to beauty industry professionals in need.

  • Contributions can be made online by credit card by simply completing the online donation form at:
  • Check or money order donations should be made payable to PBA Disaster Relief Fund and mailed to 15825 N. 71st Street, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.
  • Contributions can also be made by phone by calling the PBA toll free number at 800.468.2274.
  • Salon professionals that have been affected by this natural disaster can apply for assistance from the PBA Disaster Relief Fund by downloading the Application for Aid at

    Please send completed application and any additional documents to:

    PBA Disaster Relief Fund
    C/O PBA
    15825 N. 71st Street STE 100
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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