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Tiffany B
26520 Grand River Suite 102
(Detroit/Metro Detroit/Wayne County)
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the project

T.Barb and Friends aims to empower youth through self-esteem and leadership development which starts with healthy habits. Hygiene can be a major issue for kids especially the underprivileged. The high price of goods means many families forgo some necessities to put food on the table and have a place to sleep or don't understand the importance of hygiene. T.Barb and Friends Annual Hygiene Drive aims to address issues which may lower a youth's self-esteem by providing travel sized items they can take anywhere even to gym, which is an easy "A" with the right tools. 

Supporting our youth provides a better overall learning environment and happier kids. Teachers and educational staff have indicated a need often purchasing hygiene items on their own dime to create a better learning dynamic. The kits also promote healthy habits which keep everyone safe and virus free.

Our organization plans to locate the best deals but also strives to support small businesses, thus making a double impact. For example we will attempt to locate small brands within our budget for some bulk items. The kits will be individually packaged and distributed at strategic locations (schools in need). We will distribute one kit per child at the school in conjunction with the staff at that school. We hope to raise self esteem, provide some economic relief to a family and support a healthy learning environment. 

the steps

T.Barb and Friends Annual Hygiene Drive Action Steps:

  1. Start a fundraising campaign. (08/24/23)
    1. Make a social media graphic
    2. Run a social media campaign for donations
    3. Send donation emails
    4. Make donor donation calls
  2. Have a Board resource meeting (Gather resources from board members) (08/31/23)
  3. Identify and secure educational institutions in need to distribute the kits (09/16/23)
  4. Confirm a distribution date (09/16/23)
  5. Price and confirm final hygiene kit items  (10/01/23)
  6. Gather volunteers (10/07/23)
  7. Pack the hygiene kit items TBA
  8. Distribute the hygiene kit items TBA

why we're doing it

The T.Barb and Friend's Annual Hygiene Drive is going to boost the confidence and self-esteem of students leading to a better educational environment. Providing the youth with the opportunity to learn with less environmental stressors and more resources. This event's focus is to boost self-esteem providing the tools for great hygiene, easing the educator's social burdens. Good hygiene makes a difference in the way students feel, perform and socialize. Let's empower our youth by providing them with the tools to be successful. 


$2,685.20 will provide 175 hygiene kit supply items (one of each per kit: bag, toothpaste, toothbrush, lotion, Vaseline, floss, comb, brush, soap, socks, sanitary items as applicable, laundry detergent, washcloths and deodorant. Kits are subject to change. $200 Administrative Fee (includes volunteer transportation to get items, drop off, refreshments, cleaning supplies, table for items, various supplies etc.


ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee 8% N/A
ioby Donation Processing Fee 4% $60.91
TOTAL TO RAISE $4,060.91
Donation processing fees apply to donations only. 100% of match funding goes to projects. Please note, fees are estimated here and final numbers may change based on the final amount raised and amount of match funding applied to this campaign.




TOTAL RAISED = $2,740.00
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (8%) N/A
ioby Donation Processing Fee (4%) $54.80







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