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Tania J
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the project


Project Santa will provide toys to up to 50 kids in 30 families for the holidays in Detroit. Often kids in low-income households or with incarcerated or deceased parents don't get to experience Christmas. 

The hope is that this project will take the pressure off a few people in my city and bring them hope behind this blessing. 

It takes a village to make sure children are cared for. Join the village by donating to make sure these kids and families are able to experience joy this season! 


the steps

Once cash is in hand we will begin the application process and also accepting stories from people who wants to refer a family member or friend in need

why we're doing it

This project is to make sure we put smiles on as many kids faces as we can. Living in the city is hard enough and to not have nothing to look forward to on Christmas is hard. I was raised by a single mom. It was me and my other 6 siblings Christmas missed us a few times. My dad got locked up 2 days before one Christmas for being out in the streets trying to make money for us to have a good Christmas. I’m hoping this project will take the pressure off of a few people in my city and bring them hope behind this blessing. I try to be involved as much as I can in my community. I volunteer to coach a cheer team and I also work at a behavioral center with teens and young kids 12 to 19. I just wanna give back and give hope to our lost generation.



We will be picking 30 families at most and a maximum of 50 kids. 

$450 for the hall

$400 for food and drinks

$50 per kid even if you just give $10 that can buy a little girl a doll

$200 for dj 

$500 entertainment

$100 3rd place prize

$200 second place prize

$300 1st place prize for donors

$500 for the drawings for the kids prizes

Kids will come to the hall have a nice meal, a radio station will be there and I’m working on news coverage


Project Subtotal =  $8,000
ioby Platform Fee  $35
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $400
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $240
Total to Raise on ioby = $8,675



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