John Paul Mitchell System has stepped up to support the people in need during this pandemic.
John Paul Mitchell Systems (JPMS), maker of professional hair care products including the brand Paul Mitchell, announced this week it will produce hand sanitizer to help stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The company is expeditiously moving forward to manufacture more than 20,000 units of an 80% alcohol spray formula, which will be donated to high-need groups who are facing shortages, such as Southern California first responders, Los Angeles police officers, and low-income families with young children.
The sanitizers will be manufactured in conjunction with JMPS’ longtime partner Bocchi Labs. Production is anticipated to begin in early April and ready for donation in the following weeks. The company has designated several high-need groups to receive the donated sanitizers, in addition to Paul Mitchell hair care items such as shampoos and conditioners.
Donations to those in need
16,000 bottles of hand sanitizers donated to first responders in Southern California, including those assisting with the city’s homeless shelters. 2,000 bottles of hand sanitizers as well as personal care products like shampoo, conditioners and styling products were donated to Los Angeles Police Department officers. 2,000 bottles of hand sanitizer as well as personal care products were donated to Baby2Baby, a non-profit organization and existing Paul Mitchell partner that helps provide basic essentials to children living in poverty. In just 2 weeks, JPMS has distributed over 2.5 million essential items to some of the most vulnerable families across the country impacted by Covid-19. An additional 250 units of hand sanitizer to be given to JPMS employees who work in our distribution and fulfilment centre in an effort to keep them safe.
John Paul Mitchell System, has a long heritage of philanthropy and community engagement, recognized the need to help and immediately mobilized their manufacturing facilities.