There’s a concept of the Matthew Effect which uses math to illustrate what folks have lamented about for thousands of years – the rich get richer while the poor get poorer. Take tech for example – the rich and poor often have different problems, but because it’s more profitable to solve problems for the wealthy a disproportionate share of tech innovation focuses on solving problems for the affluent. However, it doesn’t have to be this way – and we have been blown away by the thousands of members of our community who have devoted their lives through their businesses, organizations and art to serve the underserved.
I had always dreamed of starting a nonprofit after spending many years volunteering locally. Inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” I set out on a path to start Refresh Frisco. It is my belief that every child deserves to feel clean and confident and have access to personal hygiene items. Read more>>
It has long been my personal mission to create a company that would serve as a platform for good, something that would enable me to focus my efforts in the direction of the underserved and those who need a helping hand. I can’t say Civile Apparel is yet at a place where I have the luxury of doing the kind of work to the extent I would like to, but it has indeed created a small platform, and associated connections, that have enabled me to begin that mission by starting small. Read more>>
We are a mom and pop shop that helps other family-business owners optimize their accounting, finance, and tax situations while being defensible in front of the IRS. Our clients are small business owners and solopreneurs around the country. Read more>>
At Still Dreamin’ LLC, we cultivate the next generation by helping them express themselves artistically. We provide experience and knowledge in digital media to kids in underserved and impoverished communities, giving them other means and avenues of future success. Read more>>
Olivia’s Bridal House is the first and only bridal boutique in Houston to specialize in curvy and plus sized bridal gowns size 14 and better! Since 2016, we have strived to provide exceptional customer service, fashion forward looks, and a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere to our brides. Read more>>
Every year I reach out to local high schools to provide makeup for prom high school seniors who may not be able to afford the service. I also provide services and teach basic makeup 101 classes to local womens shelters for women who are going into the work force. Read more>>