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Shop here. Give there

Shop here. Give there

“Shop here. Give there.” This catchy tag line for online jewelry and accessories retailer, Les Amis, very cleverly summarizes the mission of the company: to bolster the concept of responsible luxury. In French, Les Amis means “friends.” The company is aptly titled, as Les Amis’ founders, Ami Doshi and Amisha Patel, are longtime friends living in [...]

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Living a grandmother’s legacy, helping families and schools with Lola’s Foundation

Living a grandmother’s legacy, helping families and schools with Lola’s Foundation

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? Lola’s Foundation www.MyLola.org Who is the person? What is there background? Analisa Hightower started Lola’s Foundation in honor of her grandmother, Lola. Lola taught her the importance of education and helping people out in any way you can. Analisa began Lola’s Foundation in May, 2011 immediately after Lola passed. [...]

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“ThirstTees: From Cleaning Toilets in New Zealand to Changing Lives in Africa”

“ThirstTees: From Cleaning Toilets in New Zealand to Changing Lives in Africa”

What is your product or service? ThirstTees (www.thirsttees.com) is a charitable clothing line that raises money to build wells and water purifiers throughout Africa and South America. Every tee purchased provides one person with 25 years of clean water. Why did you start your company? Do What You Are Afraid of: After graduating from college, [...]

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Learning How To “Live Life With Passion” On A Shoestring

Learning How To “Live Life With Passion” On A Shoestring

Being placed in a state-run orphanage at age 2 during the war in Amsterdam, Holland after watching your family be snatched away by the Nazis in front of your eyes, enduring abuse of every kind and surviving on eating flower bulbs is not the start in this world one would associate with the personal mantra [...]

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Sharing Spree puts a unique twist on daily deals to help non-profits boost donations

Sharing Spree puts a unique twist on daily deals to help non-profits boost donations

Ron Sapp of Sharing Spree, LLC Giving back—a concept that’s often easier said than done. For Ron Sapp, CEO and co-founder of Sharing Spree LLC, it’s a concept that his life’s work has been built upon. Sharing Spree, one of only a handful of group buying sites of its kind, combines a group buying business [...]

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Bellstrike - Helping Small Nonprofits Build Effective Websites and Raise More Money Online

Bellstrike – Helping Small Nonprofits Build Effective Websites and Raise More Money Online

  Bellstrike provides “instant websites for nonprofits”. With Bellstrike, nonprofits across the US can launch their own branded website and instantly begin accepting online donations in 1-2 minutes. Dodd Caldwell, a social entrepreneur from Greenville, SC, founded Bellstrike. Dodd has worked with a number of nonprofits and private foundations and currently serves on boards of [...]

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Promote your business where your customers’ eyes are; on their cell phone!”

Promote your business where your customers’ eyes are; on their cell phone!

What is the name of your business and URL of you APP? Our business is; Call 2 action Mobile, our website is www.call2actionmobile.com. A brief synopsis of the smart phone app : We provide a mobile communications platform, optimized for all small to medium size businesses and non-profits that enables real-time communications with your customers, [...]

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Social Entrepreneur Jon Carson Says “Be Transparent About Your Goodness”

Social Entrepreneur Jon Carson Says “Be Transparent About Your Goodness

Who are you and what is your background? Jon Carson, CEO of BiddingForGood, Cambridge, MA. I am a professional entrepreneur who other than brief stints at McKinsey and Boeing has always worked on my own projects. I have a special affinity for socially impactful projects and have over 20 years in building and scaling for-profit [...]

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OUT TO CHANGE THE NON-PROFIT WORLD

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OUT TO CHANGE THE NON-PROFIT WORLD

This is the story about Ms. Gena Rotstein, the CEO of Dexterity Ventures Inc. and a social visionary who believes that making a profit while “doing good” is possible and has used her knowledge and skills to create an online tool for the financial services sector called, Place2Give.com. Gena in an Advisor in Philanthropy, and [...]

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