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Made in USA- Opening a Factory and Creating Jobs

We are bringing back Made in the USA, helping a small town grow and creating jobs in the process by opening a factory in a small town.

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Project Description

Our mission is to bring our manufacturing back to the US, open a factory that not only manufactures our brands but manufactures for large companies, the US government, contract and subcontract manufacturing,  private label, and total package manufacturing for other brands private and public. Our mission is to create jobs and bring the textile industry back to a small community that was disproportionately affected by the mass outsourcing of the textile industry. Not only will we be able to bring manufacturing back to the US, we can also help revitalize and strengthen a small community while giving workers stability and hope.

 

The problem we are solving is the outsourcing of apparel and textile manufacturing. The apparel and textile industry has been devastated by the mass outsourcing that has happened over the years. We are helping bring back made in America and helping other brands find efficient, cost-effective manufacturing within the United States. Our goal is to create more jobs and expand to a second factory in five years.

 

The US textile and apparel industry is a nearly $70 billion sector when measured by the value of industry shipments. It remains one of the most significant sectors of the manufacturing industry and ranks among the top markets in the world by export value which was $23 billion in 2018

 

My company is a factory that manufactures apparel and textiles. We offer end to end production and manufacturing for large companies, the government, for private and public brands as well as boutiques and small independent labels. We are providing jobs in an industry that has predominately been outsourced and we are trying to bring it back to the US. We are also providing small-batch manufacturing for boutiques and small independent brands to help them be more successful and have larger margins without carrying larger inventory amounts.

 

We are seeking funding to help get the factory operational and help cover expenses while we are getting set up and ramping up to full capacity. We are purchasing a building for a very good price that needs some TLC and work. We need to cover payroll and all the costs of the new equipment including machinery for production, computers, phones system and everything else that we need to get up and running until we can become fully functional which we estimate to be about 2-3 months on the aggressive side and 3-4 months on the conservative side.

 

My name is Deanna and I am the founder and CEO of Hodges International and H2 Home Collection. I have over 30 years of experience in the apparel and textile industry including manufacturing, design, private label, etc. I also have an MBA and a MIB (Masters in international business). I have been a business owner for the majority of my life and I can’t wait to bring textile and apparel manufacturing back to a small town and help reinvigorate an industry while creating jobs and possibly creating a movement of the return of Made in the USA.

I sincerely thank you so much for your support and for helping us bring back Made in America and putting good people back to work. Thank you.

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06/08/2020
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Made in America Sweatshirt

You will receive a Made in America sweatshirt that is made in our new factory and will be made by the people who have jobs because of your support. The estimated delivery date is December 2020 but it will most likely be sooner. Sizes XS-3X (men's and women's sizes). Kids sizes available too.

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Made in America Goody Bag

You will receive a Made in America T-shirt, sweatshirt and canvas bag that is made in our new factory and will be made by the people who have jobs because of your support. Estimated delivery date is December 2020 but it will most likely be sooner. Sizes XS-3XL (men's and women's sizes for T-shirts and sweatshirts ). Kids sizes available too.

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Bronze Gift package

You will receive a Made in America sweatshirt, T-shirt, canvas bag, and a bundle of other goodies as well as a $300 gift certificate that you can use to purchase items of your choice from our online store. All items will be made in our new factory and will be made by the people who have jobs because of your support. The estimated delivery date is December 2020 but it will most likely be sooner. Sizes XS-3X (men's and women's sizes for T-shirts and sweatshirts). Kids sizes available too.

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Silver Gift Package

Everything included with the Bronze Gift Package plus you will get an engraved plaque with your name on it from all of the employees who have jobs because of your support. You will also your name permanently painted on our Wall of Stars and we will give you a shout out on social media as well as on on any media that we do within the first year.

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Gold Package

You will get everything that is included in the Silver Package plus a trip to the factory and a tour including meeting the team. This package includes a voucher for $500 that can be used towards the purchase of a flight and 2 nights in a local hotel plus lunch and dinner for 2 days in local establishments (alcoholic beverages not included, limitations apply).

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Platinum Package

You will get everything that is included in every package plus T-shirts,  Sweatshirts, and canvas bags for your entire family. The gift card amount will be $500. Includes a voucher in the amount of $1500 that can be used for round-trip coach airfare for you and 2 guests, local hotel accommodations for 2 nights, 2 meals per day at local establishments for 3 people (alcoholic beverages not included, limitations apply), lunch with the entire team before or after your factory tour, and a one-on one sit down meeting with the CEO. 

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The Ultimate Superstar Diamond Package

You will receive everything in the Platinum Package plus you will have the opportunity to join us for any media that we do within the first year. Your picture and name will be prominently displayed inside the building and in the gift shop for all to see and appreciate. We will also create a bedding line bearing your name that will be available for purchase online and in our company store. 

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Made in America Sweatshirt

You will receive a Made in America sweatshirt that is made in our new factory and will be made by the people who have jobs because of your support. The estimated delivery date is December 2020 but it will most likely be sooner. Sizes XS-3X (men's and women's sizes). Kids sizes available too.

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Made in America Goody Bag

You will receive a Made in America T-shirt, sweatshirt and canvas bag that is made in our new factory and will be made by the people who have jobs because of your support. Estimated delivery date is December 2020 but it will most likely be sooner. Sizes XS-3XL (men's and women's sizes for T-shirts and sweatshirts ). Kids sizes available too.

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Bronze Gift package

You will receive a Made in America sweatshirt, T-shirt, canvas bag, and a bundle of other goodies as well as a $300 gift certificate that you can use to purchase items of your choice from our online store. All items will be made in our new factory and will be made by the people who have jobs because of your support. The estimated delivery date is December 2020 but it will most likely be sooner. Sizes XS-3X (men's and women's sizes for T-shirts and sweatshirts). Kids sizes available too.

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1,000.00 USD
Silver Gift Package

Everything included with the Bronze Gift Package plus you will get an engraved plaque with your name on it from all of the employees who have jobs because of your support. You will also your name permanently painted on our Wall of Stars and we will give you a shout out on social media as well as on on any media that we do within the first year.

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Gold Package

You will get everything that is included in the Silver Package plus a trip to the factory and a tour including meeting the team. This package includes a voucher for $500 that can be used towards the purchase of a flight and 2 nights in a local hotel plus lunch and dinner for 2 days in local establishments (alcoholic beverages not included, limitations apply).

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Platinum Package

You will get everything that is included in every package plus T-shirts,  Sweatshirts, and canvas bags for your entire family. The gift card amount will be $500. Includes a voucher in the amount of $1500 that can be used for round-trip coach airfare for you and 2 guests, local hotel accommodations for 2 nights, 2 meals per day at local establishments for 3 people (alcoholic beverages not included, limitations apply), lunch with the entire team before or after your factory tour, and a one-on one sit down meeting with the CEO. 

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The Ultimate Superstar Diamond Package

You will receive everything in the Platinum Package plus you will have the opportunity to join us for any media that we do within the first year. Your picture and name will be prominently displayed inside the building and in the gift shop for all to see and appreciate. We will also create a bedding line bearing your name that will be available for purchase online and in our company store. 

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