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Videos from the UnGala!

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Enjoy short videos of two presentations at our recent UnGala event celebrating the Foundation’s 25th Anniversary:  Rachel Faller, founder of the Fair Trade clothing business, tonlé, who won our UnDreamed of Award for social vision, economic justice, and environmental transformation in business; and Devon Walls of New Day Chester, a Foundation...

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UnGala Gratitude

UnGala Gratitude

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The Untours Foundation held its second annual UnGala on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the gorgeous home of Bart and Chrissy Houlahan outside of Philadelphia. We are so grateful for everything about this event: our generous hosts, our wonderful community of supporters, our inspiring investees, and our hardworking volunteers. The celebration brought out nearly...

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A Town-and-Country Company

A Town-and-Country Company

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

  Lancaster Food Company, one of the Untours Foundation’s recent investees, is definitely a “town and country” company. Located in Lancaster, Pa, this organic bakery straddles two worlds—a city with a population of half-a-million and a county that is home to some of America’s most idyllic countryside.  It’s the perfect place for a business that aims...

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Ties that bind: Knotty Tie and the Refugee Crisis

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

What if U.S. communities embraced the gifts that international refugees have to offer and partnered with them to rebuild our economy through innovative business models?  And what if those business models reinvigorated old industries with fresh ideas and a responsive approach? That is exactly what Knotty Tie, an entrepreneurial and visionary business in...

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Thanksgiving Feast and a Straw Bale Community Center at Standing Rock

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Huffington Post blog by Untours Foundation Director Elizabeth Killough A Wopila feast – Lakota for Thank You – is being prepared for the Protectors at Standing Rock on Thanksgiving Day thanks to the spark and energy of Judy Wicksand 60 of her friends and fans. Judy is a household name in Philadelphia for her White Dog Cafe, which she sold a number of years...

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