Philly Street Cuts giving free haircuts to the homeless

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This past May 'Philly Street Cuts' was established here in Philadelphia. Philly Street Cuts spreads random acts of kindness throughout the streets of Philadelphia by giving free haircuts to the homeless. PHL17's David Grzybowski caught up with founder Lolly Galvin of the Dignity Project and stylist, Jennifer Francesco.

"It’s not just about the haircut. It’s about how these people are coming in here and giving me a haircut and saying I care for you in the simplest way," stylist Jennifer Francesco said.

Lolly and her team of hair stylist offer food and water, and interact with the homeless with meetings up to an hour long.

"The feedback has been amazing. It’s cool because we do it right on street corners. So its two fold. It’s getting a haircut and people seeing a an act of humanity right on a street corner," Lolly Galvin said, founder of Philly Street Cuts.

Philly Street Cuts gave a haircut to 56 year-old Michael Maltman, who has been living on and off the streets of Philadelphia for the last two to three years.

For more information on Philly Street Cuts check out their Instagram page: realhumanist and be sure to use the hashtag #PhillyStreetCuts

by:David Grzybowski/ PHL17

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