Find Black Santa With This App - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

For several years, Jihan Woods — a physician, mom and Hampton University alum, struggled to find a black Santa for her children during the holiday season. Inspired by finding a black Santa at a community charity event, Woods launched a Kickstarter campaign in November to create a Find Black Santa mobile app. The app lets those seeking a Santa Claus of color, for parties or events, “find a Black Santa with ease every year,” she says.

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Her Kickstarter campaign exceeded its $4750 funding goal. With the funds, she was able to create the app; her very first one. The goal of the Find Black Santa app is to present children with positive images of people of color in an effort to play a role in building self-esteem and improving overall well being.

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(Image: Find Black Santa)

Find Black Santa App Features 

Event Listings: Each comprehensive listing of entertainment includes pertinent information such as location, contact info, hours of operation, and user ratings.

Geolocalization: Search based on distance/location with an easy-to-read map.

Get Directions: You have the option to be redirected to the map application on your device to obtain directions to an event.

User Reviews: Review your experience to help future event-goers find top-notch entertainment.

Beautiful Design: With the help of an app development platform, the app will boast an aesthetically pleasing, simple, and fun design.

User-Friendly Interface: Using up-to-date technology embedded in the app development platform, the mobile app is easy to use even for those with little to no technical know-how.

Find Black Santa is now available on Google Play and will be available for iOS soon.



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