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[FTEC2018 Contest] Fighting Cancer With Dawn Millar | Featuring The Barber's Daughter

By January 26, 2018January 6th, 2022No Comments


It’s Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Dawn Millar

For every donation made between January 26 and February 9th, you will be entered into a draw to win a gift certificate to The Barber’s Daughter for highlights and a cut VALUED AT OVER $200.00!

How To Enter…

The draw runs until February 9th, 2018. For those who are interested in participating, please make a donation of $25 or more to the link below, to have their name automatically entered.
For Dawn, the draw is an opportunity to give back to all the people that have made donations towards her fundraising goal in support of the Fight To End Cancer.

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The Barber’s Daughter’s Fight To End Cancer

3184 Dundas Street West | 647-352-4248 | Visit The Barber’s Daughter Online
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Joe’s Barber Shop was opened by Joe Cini in the Junction’s Maltese community in 1953. It had a checkerboard tile floor and black leather barber’s chairs. For almost six decades, through the neighbourhood’s rise, fall and rise again, Joe was the go-to guy for an old-school cut. And then at age 76, he handed it down to his daughter, Joanna Cini. Joanna and her husband, Franco Gatto, reopened it as The Barber’s Daughter in the spring of 2012. The salon looks a little more modern and now offers a full-service menu of cuts, colours, highlights and blowouts, but behind its antique etched-glass front door the family vibe remains.
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Joanna Photo Credit: Kathryn Gaitens

Joanna Cini and her partner Franco Gatto – Owners of The Barber’s Daughter [Photo Credit: Kathryn Gaitens]

“Our clients have been describing the space as having a cozy and friend feel, which is exactly what we wanted,” says Cini, who has been in the business 18 years.

The Fight to End Cancer is especially meaningful for Joanna as both her parents have battled cancer.  Her mom was fortunate enough to win her fight.  Her father, Joe, however, lost his 13 year fight in May 2014.


Founded in 2011, the Fight To End Cancer has donated over $750,000.00, in support of cancer research, with proceeds going directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
The year-long fundraising efforts of the Fight To End Cancer are celebrated each year in an event like no other.  Featuring a new group of white-collar men and women, with no prior boxing experience, Fight To End Cancer’s annual black tie gala concludes months of their intense training, in a sanctioned Olympic-style boxing event.
Fight To End Cancer has quickly grown to become a premium fundraiser and showcases these brave individuals, as they lace up their gloves and step into our ring to help knock out cancer.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Huggins
Executive Director
Phone: +1.416.666.9314
Email address:

Important Dates:
–> Official Media Day: Thurs. May 24, 2018 6pm – 8pm | Lavelle Rooftop Lounge Request Media Access
–> 2018 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. June 2, 2017 5pm – 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access


Help the #FTEC2018 Fight Team reach their goal of $1 million dollars before Fight Night! Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option

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