19 Nov '11, 4am

Five Social Enterprises that are Making a Real Impact

Five Social Enterprises that are Making a Real Impact

Five Social Enterprises that are Making a Real Impact On the "Social Enterprise Day" here is a list of five unique social enterprises that are making an impact at the grassroots level, and showing the way how it can be done. WORN The social business wing of the Catholic Charities Forth Worth (CCFW), WORN is a social enterprise with a mission to empower refugee women in Fort Worth, TX. WORN sells hand-knitted scarves made by these women to enable them earn an income for their households. The production manager at WORN Abbi Ice says, "The life skills they learn through WORN enable them to better assimilate into their new American lives." Profits earned by WORN go to CCFW to support their larger goals to fight poverty. Selfless Tee Selfless won the Pepsi Refresh contest as an innovative social enterprise. Danny Bocanegra, one of the co-founders, says, "[Selfless Tee] runs cam...

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