Heart strings


Heart Strings, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to harnessing the transformative power of community support by developing events and services that serve women and children, aiming to create a meaningful difference and enhance their overall life success by supporting them in looking and feeling their best.

Our mission

Heart Strings is dedicated to weaving threads of compassion, offering essential hygiene products, personal services, and empowering attire. Our mission is to dress women and children for daily life success, ensuring individuals in our community have the essentials needed for a brighter, more confident tomorrow.

Make a difference


Heart Strings seeks to address the challenge where women and children lack the means to present their best selves, hindering their confidence and success in daily life, new careers, or returning to school.

Our Approach

 We compassionately offer empowering attire and services such as haircuts to help women and children look and feel their best in daily life, new careers, or back to school.

Your Impact

Join Heart Strings in making a difference – your support, both in funds and time, weaves a brighter future for women and children in need.


Bringing Our Mission To Life


On August 24, 2023, the Altruist Salon, in collaboration with several other compassionate salon owners, hosted a heartwarming event at Franklin Elementary School that left over 60 students from Franklin and Hawthorne elementary schools with smiles as bright as their newly-trimmed locks. This six-hour event, which welcomed walk-ins throughout the day, not only provided free haircuts for these eager young learners but also extended a helping hand in choosing stylish outfits, thanks to the generosity of the University of Montana Griz softball team and Flathead Industries.



Andy Hardy


Owner and CEO of Altruist Salon, Heart Strings Founder, Cuts for Kids Event Planner & mother of 2 amazing, kind and successful young women


Stephanie Weller


Lead stylist and mentor at Altruist Salon, mother of two amazing kiddos and Founder of HAIR HEROS


Wendy Melvin

Board Member

School Teacher, loving and supportive mother of two and Cuts for Kids event organizer


Get Involved

Transforming Lives Through Your Generosity

Your generous contributions, whether in monetary support or volunteering your services, play a pivotal role in the heartwarming events hosted by Heart Strings. With your kindness, we can uplift the lives of women and children in our community, providing them not just with essentials, but with hope and empowerment. Together, we create events that transforms individual lives, making our community and world a greater and more caring place for all.


“We Rise By Lifting Others”


Volunteers needed

be the one

At Heart Strings, we believe in the power of community to create lasting change. Our non-profit organization is dedicated to uplifting women and children, providing them with the resources and support they need to thrive. If you share our passion for making a positive impact, we invite you to join our team of volunteers.