Ever since she was a child in
But as the American Red Cross Westchester Chapter just acknowledged in designating her a “Community Hero” for her Good Samaritan deeds in the County, time and again Gisele puts her talents to work on behalf of people in need in bold and heartwarming ways.
“We’re all connected, one way or another,” Gisele explains. “Many of us would like to help people in need, but are afraid to take action. If you approach problem-solving step by step, persevere despite obstacles, and seek support from all kinds of places, you can make a difference in people’s lives.”
On Thursday, June 17, the American Red Cross salutes Gisele’s compassion and leadership at a special awards program to celebrate individuals in
She began with collecting food and other relief items from friends and clients, for users of the Center’s food pantry. Then Gisele created a team of stylists to give free haircuts and developed a network of donors to provide “goody bags” of personal health care items to the men, women and children of all ages who frequent the Center. Generous contributions from L’Oreal,
She and her stylists have also given free cosmetic makeovers to women helped by the
The American Red Cross Community of Heroes awards program on June 17 is open to the public. For more information about the awards, and about how to purchase tickets to the program, contact Tricia@HRGinc.net or check www. westchestercounty.redcross.org