06 Jun MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness Joins Mondays at Racine Charter Salon Program
Smithtown, NY- June 6, 2016 – MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness announced the grand opening of their new cancer care program, Mondays at MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness. In partnership with the non-profit, Mondays at Racine, one Monday a month the salon will open their doors to provide complimentary beauty and wellness services for those undergoing treatment for cancer. Services include haircuts, head shaving, scalp treatments, wig care, cosmetic services, specialty brow and lash services plus facials, nail care and massages.
“The staff and I at MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness are honored to participate in the Mondays at Racine program. We look forward to making a positive difference in the lives of people going through a very challenging time,” said Agata Gajewski-Sathi, Founder/Owner of MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness. “As a strong believer in the mind-body connection and an advocate of integrative and holistic healing modalities, I strongly believe that incorporating these alternative options will have many beneficial effects on the day to day quality of life of our clients who are fighting cancer.”
To commemorate the launch, MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness hosted a ribbon-cutting event at their Smithtown, NY location, followed by a special screening of the Academy Award nominated HBO short documentary, Mondays at Racine. The founders of Mondays at Racine Cancer Care Foundation, Cynthia Sansone and Rachel DeMolfetto, were there for a short Q&A after the screening.
As the newest charter salon of the Mondays at Racine Cancer Care Foundation, MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness staff have committed to carrying out the Mondays mission of helping people living with cancer face the challenge of healing… beautifully.
“We’re excited for MAIA Salon Spa and Wellness to join the Mondays at Racine family,” said Karla Waldron, Executive Director for Mondays at Racine Cancer Care Foundation. “Agata and her team are an excellent addition to our growing Charter Salon program on Long Island, giving those dealing with cancer another place to go for treatments, support and a smiling face.”
About Mondays at Racine Cancer Care Foundation: Born in 2004 out of the Racine Salon in Islip, NY, Mondays at Racine’s primary mission is to reduce the physical, emotional and cosmetic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation by providing free in-salon beauty and wellness services. The 501c3 nonprofit gained national attention in the 2013 Oscar nominated HBO Documentary Short ‘Mondays at Racine’. A licensing and educational program is available to qualifying salons and spas that wish to join in the fight to change the face of cancer.