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I am a retired Hairstylist of over 30 years. Near the end of my career, my husband and I took on the role of mom and dad to several local foster children. We soon noticed many troubling disparities among our children. One of the issues that particularly stood out was the condition of our kids' hair. Seeing how this made them feel had an overwhelmingly negative effect. I was compelled to create an opportunity for hundreds of other foster and displaced children who like mine, were in dire need of professional hair care services.

VaNonda Harmon-Fielder


Level 2 Background Check by the state of Florida

Foster Care License #100040026

Licensed Cosmetologist #CL0203081

Member of FAPA - Florida Adoption Parent Association

FIT Certified - Financial Intelligence Training

Former Member of the Millionaires Club For Hairstylists

Member of Florida Nonprofit Center of North Florida

Member of JWBC (Jacksonville Women Business Center)



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  • Professional Cosmetologist of 30 years specializing in healthy hair

  • 5 Years of banking/customer service

  • Owned and operated Virtue Beauty Salon for 22 years

  • Foster Mother of 9 years

  • Breakfast learning trainings with the Department of Children and Families

  • QPI Training - Quarterly Parenting Training

  • Earned the RealSense - United Way Financial certificate in 2005

  • Jax Bridges certified through the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

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  • Rallied in Congress for more services for teenagers in the foster care system

  • Volunteered with Impact Kids as team lead to serve babies and toddlers for over 16 years

  • Volunteered with Hope Cottage Ministires for 4 years mentoring young ladies on budgeting and finances

  • Named foster parent of the month during 2021

  • Recognized as a Five-Star Foster Home by Family Support Services



Thank you to all of our supporters in 2022

Alecia Gee
Mary Davis
Delois Harmon
Cheryl Capers
Christine Hart
Terrence James
Calpurnius Whetstone

Impact Church
Sally's Beauty Supply
Amy's Beauty
Home Depot

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Kamel Cook

Kamel Cook is a national educator for Design Essentials as well as a master cosmetologist and owner of Transformations Salon Studio for over 1 year which is located in north Jacksonville, FL.

Kamel Cook is also a motivational speaker that encourages and acknowledges intrinsic beauty and healthy hair. She has been a professional since 1986 and has a strong passion for the beauty industry, education, healthy living, and mentoring.

Kamel works as a hairstylist on many photos shoots that express her multiple artistic and styling talents and she teaches future stylists at various hair shows. She enjoys working as a hairstylist for fashion shows and being a host for many natural hair and health expos. She encourages stylists to maintain professionalism and to deliver optimal results.
She has also sat on the board of Virginia college for 5 years as an advisor for their cosmetotology department.

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