Making a Difference

Look what IGYB has been able to do with your help in 5 years!

What We've Done in 5 Years!.pdf

So far your generous donations have provided:

  • several $500 scholarships for high school seniors annually 
  • dozens of coats, hats, boots, and gloves to students in need
  • purchased three new beds for needy teens who were sleeping on the floor
  • dozens of Christmas presents to several families in need
  • school clothes and supplies for students in need
  • assisted with transportation expenses to help the young parents of two infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • more than $2000 of financial relief to benefit children in Haiti after the devastating earthquake...this is a contact in Haiti who has been friends of the Loughrige family for over 20 years and 100% of the donations went directly to the children
  • holiday food baskets distributed through the Bread of Life Food Pantry annually 
  • assisted with hosting the Child Advocacy Center/Sexual Assault Services Holiday party for families in annual training event
  • donations to the Fountain Clinic which provides medical help to the uninsured and underinsured
  • donated blankets, bedding, groceries and hygiene items for children of an inner city Mentor Program
  • paid for several students physical exam which allowed him to participate in high school athletics
  • bought high school students track shoes so he could run track
  • paid for high school students to take the AP exam for college placement
  • paid for a single mother to receive her drivers license so she could work and provide for her family
  • scholarships to several youth to attend the IGYB Youth Football camp 
  • sponsored a basket to help raise funds and awareness for PKS Kids
  • purchased athletic equipment for children in an inner city mentor program
  • financial support for medical bills of a young family in need
  • educational support to of a young girl who lost her father
  • school supplies to 125 youth through the Haiti School Box Project
  • participation in a fund raiser and matched funds to raise money for funeral expenses for a single mom who lost her young son in a tragic accident
  • Christmas gifts for children in The Foster Adoptive Family Resource & Support Center
  • purchased necessary baby items for an "at risk" infant

There are several ways that you can help support the I've Got Your Backs Foundation ....

  • Make a tax deductible financial contribution online
  • Or if you prefer you can send checks or money orders to
    I've Got Your Backs Foundation
    16632 Sunset Hills Drive
    Marshall, MI 49068
  • Sponsor an I’ve Got Your Backs Jug to collect your spare change during our annual Jug Drive beginning in October and ending in March. The funds generated from this campaign provide scholarships for college bound seniors. "A little change can change a child's world". To request a jug please email and in subject line please specify "Jug Campaign"
  • Purchase an I've Got Your Backs T-shirt online or by calling 269-317-1064
  • Volunteer for one of our upcoming fundraising events.

**** All donations are tax deductible ****

Ways to Help

  1. Give a gift in lieu of donating money.
  2. Talk to your school about IGYB.
  3. Donate directly to IGYB.
  4. Become a Sponsor.
  5. Contact us to see how you can help.
  6. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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