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Corona: Meraki Salon To Donate to the CSUSB’s Obershaw Den

Meraki Salon GIV Product Line Will Donate December Profits to the Obershaw Den

Corona, Calif. – Meraki Salon will be donating 5 percent of the profits for the month of December from the exclusive product line, Giv, to the Obershaw Den, a local student food bank located at California State University, San Bernardino.

The donation from the revenue that will be generated from Giv will increase from 2 percent to 5 percent for the month of December to support students facing housing or food insecurity.

Meraki Salon, has created a line of hair products that are locally sourced, vegan, paraben, sulfate, and cruelty-free.

“The reason we created Giv is we wanted to create something that also gave back to the community” said Kate Sparks co-owner of Meraki Salon and co-creator of The Giv product line with Dao Nguyen.

The collection donates 2 percent of its proceeds monthly to an Inland Empire charity or nonprofit of the salons choosing. The Giv product line includes six different products for women and three different products for men.

Meraki Salon created this initiative in 2017 to give back to local areas. Since then, they have raised $2,110 overall for three nonprofits varying in services.

The Obershaw Den is an on-campus food bank that assists currently enrolled students facing food and money instability, with daily food packs as well as hygiene products serving over 1,000 students each year.

In January of 2017,  longtime San Bernardino business leaders and philanthropists Chuck and Shelby Obershaw gave $1 million to California State University, San Bernardino  in support of students in need. Part of that donation helped create the DEN Food Pantry, part the Office of Community Engagement at CSUSB.

At Meraki Salon in Corona, the mission is to deliver a level of service found nowhere else in the area by pushing the boundaries of beauty with exceptional expertise. Meraki strives to consistently bring the freshest styles and ideas by keeping up with the current trends and best practices. Meraki Salon offers services to men, women, and children of all ages and specializes in many hair services.

The Obershaw Den is an on-campus food bank for CSUSB enrolled students. The Den provides food and hygiene products to any student that may need additional support while being enrolled at the institution. The Den also provides students facing money or food insecurity with resources to maintain a healthy day-to-day lifestyle.

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