Posted on January 15, 2017 By CJ Hersh

[2016 RBCF Outputs & Outcomes]

RBCF YEAR-END OUTPUTS AND OUTCOMES

In 2016 the RBCF operated 4 grooming projects located at agencies in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County. The 4 grooming projects produced a combined total 380 haircuts, 7 hairstyles and 39 other hygienic services to a total of 284 unduplicated individuals (466 duplicated). All target populations served were identified as lacking access to regular grooming and hygienic care.

As a result…

On 246 occasions the clients served indicated that they will now be able to attend school with a neat and clean appearance

On 35 occasions the clients served were able to attend their job interview(s) with a neat and clean appearance

On 10 occasions the clients served indicated that they will now be able to attend their [new] place of employment with a neat and clean appearance

49 clients served indicated that they now have an improved self-image

These outputs and outcomes effectively reduced the problem of lack of access to grooming in for clients of the following agencies in 2016 by…

*200% at Phoenix Academy – Annapolis, Maryland

*22% at Homeless Resource Day – Anne Arundel County, Maryland

*6% at Family Recovery Program, Inc. – Baltimore City

*N/A % Clippers for a Cause – Nationwide

A special thank you to all of the grantors, donors, barbers and hairstylist who made this all possible!