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GIVING BACK

Life's most urgent question is: 
What are you doing for others?

-Martin Luther Kink Jr.

BE THE CHANGE WE WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD 
FOR A LIVABLE HEALTHY FUTURE

People who feel they are “living their purpose” report levels of well-being five times higher than those who say they aren’t and four times more likely to be highly engaged". (Purpose Puts Burnout on the Back Burner” Korn Ferry) 


Companies who give back to the community know that the secret to living is giving. They value the ethical balance between the dual purposes of striving for profitability and benefiting the environment and society as a whole.


Luminous Brands shares the mission to strengthen humanity by transforming lives – whether it be improving sustainable food systems for human and environmental health, advancing opportunities for women, and restorative justice for second changes to achieve human potential.


Let's be the change we want to see in the world.

Farestart

FARESTART. GREAT FOOD. BETTER LIVES. 

Committed to Transforming Lives, One Person, One Job, One Community at a Time


Kitchen Patrol | Volunteer | Donor

FARESTART

FareStart helps people transform their lives through food one person, one job, and one community at a time providing real solutions to poverty, homelessness, and hunger. The organization teaches the work and life skills needed for people to succeed in the foodservice industry and life. Through their Seattle area restaurants, cafés, catering and their programs that provide nutritious meals to shelters and schools, FareStart students get practical work experience and an opportunity to move on to higher goals and aspirations.


Thank you to those who labor to grow, produce, prepare, package, serve and protect our food and the earth on which it grows! We eat the change we want to see in the world!


THE JILL KER CONWAY INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER 

Coach | Mentor | Judge 

Draper Competition for Collegiate Women EDraper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs

The Smith College Jill Ker Conway Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center’s mission is to create a pipeline of exceptionally innovative, entrepreneurial, and financially savvy women – cultivating change agents prepared to succeed in a complex world. Smith College Named Among the Top 10 Schools for Female Entrepreneurs

The Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs has been supporting startup founders for the last decade. The Draper Competition is the #7 Collegiate Entrepreneurship Competition in the country, according to George Washington University and the Times of Entrepreneurship. For the second year in a row, Smith College stands out as the only liberal arts institution that hosts a competition highlighting women entrepreneurs.


https://www.smith.edu/academics/conway-center/entrepreneurship/draper-competition

DEFY VENTURES, WASHINGTONLess
Volunteer | Instructor | Mentor Less

CEO of Your New Life Entrepreneurial Program

Defy Ventures' mission is to shift mindsets to give people with criminal histories their best shot at a second chance through career readiness, personal development, and entrepreneurship training programs offered in prisons and the community.


Defy’s Entrepreneurial Programs enable one of America’s largest forgotten communities to defy the odds. We equip them with new skills, new connections, and a new belief to match their new purpose, and succeed in their new life of economic independence. The CEO of Your New Life Program prepares Entrepreneurs In Training (EITs) to rewrite their future with comprehensive employment-readiness, healthy habits, and entrepreneurship training. 


https://www.defyventures.org/our-community/defy-washington

CEO of Your New Life Entrepreneurial Program
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