Printer-friendly version

Post human or animal hair for oil spill

May 9, 2010 at 6:04 PM

Dear v.commies,

I know this isn't directly related with violin but I fell on this website:

http://www.matteroftrust.org/programs/hairmatsinfo.html

where you can donate hair. Any hair, the one that falls off your head, when you groom your pet, if you own a salon or barder shop, have a farm, old horse hair if you are a maker would surely be appreciate to etc as well as old nylon stockings so that they can make big bags of them to absorb oil from the oil spill. Hair is very absorbant and they can reuse it many times.  

I tried this and wait an email from them to tell where to send it!  It's such an easy way to help a little!  Good luck to them!

Anne-Marie


From Sari Beastall
Posted on May 9, 2010 at 7:40 PM

...Just don't de-hair your bow for it!


From Anne-Marie Proulx
Posted on May 9, 2010 at 9:48 PM

; ) !!!


From Anne-Marie Proulx
Posted on May 11, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Yes it worked, they sent me an adress yesterday!

Anne-Marie


From Anne-Marie Proulx
Posted on May 15, 2010 at 8:10 PM

It's done! We collected a full box of hair! It's crazy how much hair they cut per week in a hairdresser's salon!  I would never have guessed they would have as much ; )

Anne-Marie

This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Email

Violinist.com is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

JR Judd Violins
JR Judd Violins

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

2023 Authenticate LA: Los Angeles Violin Shop
2023 Authenticate LA

Violinist.com Shopping Guide
Violinist.com Shopping Guide

Stringtelligence

Metzler Violin Shop

Southwest Strings

Bobelock Cases

Johnson String Instrument/Carriage House Violins

Jargar Strings

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop

FiddlerShop

Fiddlerman.com

Los Angeles Violin Shop

Baerenreiter

String Masters

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Laurie's Books

Discover the best of Violinist.com in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews.

Violinist.com Interviews Volume 1
Violinist.com Interviews Volume 1, with introduction by Hilary Hahn

Violinist.com Interviews Volume 2
Violinist.com Interviews Volume 2, with introduction by Rachel Barton Pine

Subscribe