Arlington-based organization Hagar’s Heart has recognized the essential need for hair care products, including shampoo, hot oil treatments, curl moisturizers, and gel, among African-American women seeking protection at domestic violence shelters. Hagar’s Heart partners with eight domestic violence organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and has recently become aware of the scarcity of ethnic hair care products at these shelters. Founder Jennifer Jones understands that when women are in crisis and need to leave abusive situations, their immediate concerns go beyond hair care products. While many shelters offer basic necessities, they often lack specific ethnic hair care items. In response to this need, the Arlington chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, a historically African-American sorority, has joined forces with Hagar’s Heart to provide these essential products to women in crisis.
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