To Give Hope Project

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To Give Hope Project, Give, Hope, Project, Jegna Klub, #JegnaKlub, #Klub, Boys To Men Klub, Jmias Douglas, Vincent Davis, Vicorr Davis,
Payton Towers, Lil Moe, Wyatt, Eisenhower Middle School, Carl B Bruce Middle School, Northwest Middle School, Turner Elementary
School, Hygiene, Hygiene Kits, Homeless, WYCO, #WYCO, KCK, #KCK, Wyandotte County, Kansas City Kansas, Kansas, Kansas City,
Kansas City

The Problem

Helping the homeless and those in need! Over 550, 000 homeless in USA and close to 2000 in Wyandotte County alone.

The Solution

Providing Hygiene Kits including clean new socks

Target Market

We intend to help the homeless and those in need starting with the greater KC Metro area and expand. Anyone inside or outside the
greater KC Metro area my support the project.

Societal Impact

Provide hope, show empathy, give back, uplift

Next Steps

We need help purchasing all the items to go inside the hygiene kits. The Jegna Klub will match the donations we receive from the
JuneteenthKC Public Pitch Competition.

Reflection

Working together and finding a need we could serve in our community. We struggled to get everything we wanted to put into the kit. We ended up having to leave a few items out.

Use of Backer Contributions

Purchasing all the items to go inside the hygiene kits.

 

This pitch was developed with the support of an amazing educational program provided by:

Jegna Klub

Jegna Klub

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Employer Exploration

How well does the intern/team understand whom they are solving/designing for?

  • Reflects deep understanding and knowledge of the background on and mission/vision of the employer (WHY)

  • Reflects deep understanding of the employer's products/services (WHAT)

  • Reflects deep understanding of the employer's marketing strategy to reach its customer/users (HOW)

  • Reflects deep understanding of the profile of the main customers/users for the employer (WHOM)

Employer ExplorationEmployer Exploration

1- Did not do
2- Little evidence
3- Some requirements met
4- Most requirements met
5- All requirements met

Problem Exploration/Validation

How well does the intern/team narrow down and define the specific ceed(s)/pain point(s) for the employer and its users?

 

  • Reflects deep empathy work has occured (aka "discovery") around the broad design question/problem with key stakeholders (employees and/or customers/users, depending on the problem)

  • Reflects clear pain points (problem/needs/wants) have been extracted from the empathy work

  • Reflects that the original design question has been narrowed/revised according to empathy work discovery

  • Reflects a deep company analysis around the specific pain point(s)

1- Did not do
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3- Some requirements met
4- Most requirements met
5- All requirements met

Problem Exploration/ValidationProblem Exploration/Validation

Solution Building (x2)

How well does the intern/team utilize design thinking as an iterative design process to build a solution?

  • Reflects comparative research and landscape analysis was sought to understand who else has addressed similar needs successfully

  • Reflects customers/users feedback was sought and integrated on solution idea

  • Reflects employer feedback was sought and integrated on solution idea

  • Reflects that the team challenged and questioned their own assumptions when testing/vetting ideas

Solution Building (x2)Solution Building (x2)

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3- Some requirements met
4- Most requirements met
5- All requirements met

Solution Summary

How strong is the potential solution idea? How novel, useful, viable, feasible is it?

 

  • Reflects a solution that is both novel AND useful in addressing the pain points for the main customers/users

  • Reflects in depth HOW/WHY the solution will work (feasibility and viability)

  • Reflects clearly the PLAN (financials/budget and timeline) to make the idea work (feasibility and viability)

  • Reflects the suggested rollout/next step to make this idea happen (action plan, ask, etc.)

Solution SummarySolution Summary

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Pitch Presentation

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  • Pitch is 5 minutes in length

  • Pitch deck reinforces the pitch with relevant images, numbers, and words without detracting/distracting

  • Pitch script is clear, concise, and compelling

  • Pitch is delivered with confidence, expertise and passion

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