Disabled clients get the full salon experience
One-of-a-kind basin accommodates those in wheelchairs
By Melissa Simon
SHAMPOO—Don Knypstra, left, founder of nonprofit Ridone Inc. and inventor of the mobile shampoo basin, watches as Hair Unlimited West owner Nina Myles washes Lisa Montoya’s hair March 10 in Simi Valley. Maria Brown, Montoya’s daughter, right, helps...
I need volunteer cosmetology professionals, cosmo students, and manicurist to join Ridone to provide services to Seniors at Ashlee Manor Apt. in Simi Valley CA. on May 14th, 2016 from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Many of these low income seniors wait a year for our students and professionals to give them a day of free haircuts, styles, make-up and manicures. Please see flyer if you want to volunteer or contact Don at...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SIMI VALLEY MOOSE LODGE AND RIDONE INC. TO HOST
‘ROCK FOR VETERANS’ CUT-A-THON
The Simi Valley Moose Lodge will host a Rock for Veterans CUT-A-THON on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 9 am to 4 pm. Ridone Inc., a local 501c3 non-profit, has arranged live music, food, booths and activities for kids. The...
FORECLOSURE, POVERTY, ERODING WORK OPPORTUNITIES, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, LACK OF AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE, MENTAL ILLNESS, ADDICTION DISORDERS.
Homelessness results from a complex set of circumstances that require people to choose between food, shelter, and other basic needs. Only a concerted effort to ensure jobs that pay a living wage, adequate support for those who...
With a 300 billion dollar a year Beauty Industry worldwide, you would think it would address the needs of millions of Americans with disabilities but sadly it does not. There are 1.4 million salons in the United States and the Cosmetology Industry does not have one specially equipped salon that caters to the needs of the persons in wheelchairs, deaf, developmentally disabled, hospice...