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Wash Cycle rides to D.C.

Wash Cycle rides to D.C.

Posted on Jun 17, 2014 in Blog, Investees, Models | 0 comments

The Background: Since 2010, Wash Cycle Laundry has established itself as one of the leaders in combining social entrepreneurship with green business, employing adults from vulnerable populations to work in their bicycle powered green laundry service. It earned “Best of Philly” in 2012 and the Sustainable Business Network‘s Visionary...

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World Fair Trade Day on Saturday

World Fair Trade Day on Saturday

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog, Fair Trade, Special Event | 0 comments

This Saturday is World Fair Trade Day! There are multitudes of ways to celebrate and get involved. Find an event near you — here and here! According to Elizabeth, Hal had the seemingly crazy idea to make our hometown of Media America’s First Fair Trade Town back in 2005, and now — we can browse Fair Trade events around the country. If...

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Fair Trade Schools Launched!

Fair Trade Schools Launched!

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Blog, Fair Trade, Models | 0 comments

This week, the first ten Fair Trade Schools in the United States were certified. No less than three of these schools are located in our hometown of Media, Pennsylvania! As a parent of three children at Media-Providence Friends School, and close with families at Media Elementary School, both newly certified schools, I (Shannon) have been impressed by the...

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website!

Posted on Dec 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The Untours Foundation is entering its third decade, and we have decided to take a leap into the present with this new website. We hope you’ll find it easier to browse our amazing loan recipients from the home page, to learn more about what we do, and to stay up to date with us with this here blog. Keep checking back, as we will always be adding more...

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