527d57f470ff9_imageRobCradle Featured Image  Odenton, MD-12/23/13-Odenton barber Robert Cradle cuts Isaiah DuBose's hair. DuBose is 5. Cradle cuts hair for homeless students who live in Sarah’s House, a homeless shelter across from Fort Meade. He has launched a foundation that raises money to provide grooming and hygiene to the underprivileged in Anne Arundel County. Photographer}/Baltimore Sun, #5625.   

The Drew Hall Grooming Project  (2017) Washington D.C. – Installed a one-chair barber within the Drew Hall dormitory on the campus of Howard University exclusively to make haircuts accessible to students who lack access to regular grooming services.

The Clippers for a Cause Project (2017) Nationwide – Provided free Wahl tapering clippers barber/beauty school students who volunteered their time providing no-charge grooming services to homeless individuals

The Woodland Grooming Project (2017) Laurel, Md. – Installed a two-chair full-service barber/beauty salon onsite at the Woodland Job Corps facility to make grooming services accessible to the 400 enrolled students living on campus.

The Family Recovery Program Grooming Project (2016) Baltimore, Md. – Installed a full-service barber/beauty salon to provide no-charge grooming services to the 100 clients of this transition housing facility.

The Phoenix Academy Grooming Project (2014-2016) Annapolis, Md. – Installed a full-service barber/beauty salon to provide no-charge groomig services to students who lack access to regular hygience care.

The Veterans Grooming Project (2013 – 2015) Southeast Washington D.C. – RBCF installed a full-service barber/beauty shop within Access Housing; a 100 bed residential shelter for veterans experiencing homelessness.

Lighthouse Shelter Grooming Project (2008 – 2015) Anne Arundel County, Md. – RBCF installed a full service barber/beauty shop within this 70 bed transitional shelter to provide no-charge grooming services to its clients on a weekly

AACPS Student Grooming Project (2013 – 2014) Anne Arundel County – RBCF administered a case-managed project that provided 90 students (who were defined as living in transition) with no-charge grooming services during the school

 The Back-to-School Barbershop Project (2010-2013) Baltimore, Md. – In partnership with Downtown Lockerroom stores, Baltimore City school students received no-charge haircuts to begin their first day of school with a neat and clean appearance

Anne Arundel County Foster Parent Grooming Project   (2008-2010) Anne Arundel County, Md. – 53 foster parents received no-charge grooming training session, products and equipment to increase their knowledge and skill of cross ethnic hair

Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School Grooming Project (2009-2011) Baltimore, Md. – RBCF converted a classroom into a two-chair barbershop for 55 male students to receive no-charge haircuts and grooming training for 33 female students

Beans & Bread Grooming Project (2004) (transitional shelter and feeding program) Baltimore, Md. – 23 male residents received no-charge haircuts to improve their grooming and hygienetransitional shelter and feeding program

Agape House Grooming Project (2004-2006) (shelter, chapel, community pantry & youth program) Baltimore, Md. – 30 youth from Agape House received 12 months of self-grooming training sessions and 40 adult clients received no-charge haircuts and hairstyles

Butterfly Day Care Grooming Project   (2001-2002) Baltimore, Md. – 15 children in the state voucher program received one-day of no-charge grooming products and haircuts

Ethel Elan’s Safe Haven Grooming Project (residential shelter) (2005) Baltimore, Md. – 10 male residents received no charge haircuts to improve their hygiene and attend job interviews/employment with a neat and clean and appearance

Helping Up Mission Grooming Project(2005-2011) (transitional shelter & drug treatment program) Baltimore, Md. – RBCF installed a two-chair barbershop so shelter residents can provide one another with haircuts to improve overall hygiene and prepare for job interviews/employment

Homeless Resource Day Grooming Project (2008- 2018) Anne Arundel County, Md. – RBCF set up a one day haircutting area to provide no-charge haircuts to 455 of Anne Arundel Counties homeless

I Can Inc. Grooming Project (oversight, transitional shelter & drug treatment) (2002) Baltimore, Md. – 19 male clients received no-charge haircuts to improve their grooming for interviews/employment

Karis Home Grooming Project (overnight shelter) (2008-2011) Baltimore, Md. – RBCF installed a single chair styling salon in which 54 overnight residents groomed themselves, their children and each other for job interviews/employment and school.

Make a Difference Day Grooming Project (2007-2009) Glen Burnie, Md. – 22 men, women, and children residing in local shelters  was transported to the Salvation Army to receive no-charge haircuts to improve their grooming for job interviews and school

St. Vincent’s Center Grooming Project (residential treatment center) (2008-2011) Baltimore, Md. – 72 children residing at the center received monthly grooming supplies and equipment to maintain their grooming and hygiene for school

Vesta Inc. Grooming Project (2002) Anne Arundel County, Md. – Provided haircuts for 35 individuals in their Adult Residential Rehabilitation Program for individuals diagnosed with server or persistent mental illness

Winter Relief Grooming Project (2009) Anne Arundel County, Md. – Provided haircuts for 12 individuals participating in Anne Arundel Counties annual revolving shelter to improve their grooming for job interviews, employment and school

YWCA of Odenton/Arnold Grooming Project (2002-2003) Anne Arundel County, Md. – Provide haircuts and grooming training sessions for 128 children and adults enrolled at the centers mentor and job readiness programs

 

Posted on March 6, 2014 By R.B.C.F.