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Tiffany Haddish Suitcase Drive for Foster Youth
On behalf of USC, Tiffany Haddish and Living Advantage, Inc.
USC students - Congratulations and welcome to the University of Southern California! USC wants the students to come celebrate the start of a new school year with a tradition they won't want to miss. USC's Welcome Week will be one of their fondest memories and a great way to launch their college career as Tiffany Haddish gives her world tour comedian best.
From Foster Care to Super Star: Tiffany Haddish's life story is not all glamor and glitz. As she bursts into the spotlight with her breakout role in Girls Trip, it's hard to picture Tiffany Haddish as anything but a born comedy star. Her road to success was tough when her mother was diagnosed with mental illness after a car accident when she was 9 years old. She ended up in foster care and found her calling after her social worker gave her an ultimatum and pushed her to attend a comedy camp that she discovered her passion for performing.
Now, the actress, 37, is starring alongside Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith in the new comedy Girls Trip —playing the wildest member of a tight-knit crew of college girlfriends. She thinks about how she can give back to all the foster children of America. When she had to move from home to home they gave her belongings to her in a trash bag and for a long time she felt like trash. Now she says, "Every child that is removed from their parents deserves to have a suitcase and a safe place to lay their head. I want to help with the suitcase part."
She is taking her Tiffany Haddish Suitcase Drive for Foster Youth on her tour and has partnered with Living Advantage, Inc. that will help with the safe place part! For 21 years Living Advantage has dedicated their mission to ensure foster youth have support and know that America cares about them. Most people feel they have to adopt or be a foster parent, but Living Advantage, Inc. gives them alternative ways to support and Tiffany's Suitcase drive is one of them.
Enjoy a fun night out while helping our foster youth. By donating a bag you get to participate in a VIP Meet & Greet after the show that includes a picture with Tiffany. Please all bags must be new & unused. For more information on how you can donate a bag contact us at (323) 731-6471 or visit our website at www.LivingAdvantageInc.org.
About Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish is quickly establishing herself as one of the most sought-after comedic talents in television and film. Haddish can currently be seen starring in Universal's Girls Trip alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Regina Hall. Girls Trip had the highest opening for an R rated comedy in the past two years and VanityFair.com called Haddish "the funniest woman alive." Additionally, she just premiered her debut comedy special for Showtime titled Tiffany Haddish: SHE READY! From the Hood to Hollywood, and she will also be seen starring alongside Tracy Morgan in the new TBS show, The Last O.G., which is slated to premiere later this year.
About Living Advantage, Inc.
Living Advantage enriches the lives of every child in the foster care system nationally by decreasing the risk of unemployment, homelessness, poverty, sex trafficking, drug abuse and incarceration. We offer continuous support for their education, career, housing, and wellness needs by utilizing innovative technology, mass media and collaboration. We also provide financial independent living skills necessary for them to emerge self-sufficient and productive members of society.
USC Program Board Special Events Committee
Program Board Special Events Committee from University of Southern California puts a variety of events throughout the year. From comedy shows, movie screenings, and laser shows, Special Events can put on any type of event!