Chester Artists Respond to George Floyd’s Death

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Chester Artists Respond to George Floyd’s Death

Let’s build something impossible together. – Devon Walls In the aftermath of the brutal killing of George Floyd, the public outcries for racial justice have swept the nation and the globe. In Chester, a group of local artists, led by Devon Walls, moved quickly to turn a proactively boarded up storefront into a vivid rallying

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Help Us Support Our Small Businesses

To Our Untours Foundation Family, For the past several weeks the Coronavirus has caused disruption in our communities, our businesses, the economy, and our lives. These are certainly unprecedented times! Our thoughts are with all of you, as well as those who are sick from the virus, the brave healthcare workers who are on the

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Yellow Leaf Hammocks

“Do good. Relax.” This brilliant motto captures the dual mission of Yellow Leaf Hammocks, which creates sustainable and independent employment for neglected and oppressed rural tribes of Thailand. These “People of the Yellow Leaves,” the Mlabri, create beautiful handcrafted hammocks which are sold on the international market for the benefit of these hardworking, family-oriented communities

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Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate started in the early 90s, when cocoa farmers set up one of the first farmer-owned chocolate companies with districution in the UK. Pioneers of the Fair Trade chocolate movement, Divine gives 45 percent of its company’s ownership to the Fair Trade cocoa cooperative from which it buys its cocoa. Their business model leverages

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The GREEN Program

The GREEN Program offers short-term, experiential educational trips that allow university students to learn about some of our world’s most interesting and pressing issues first hand. This Philadelphia-based organization offers college students the chance to travel to destinations like Iceland, Peru, Japan, and Nepal for 10-day in-depth educational trips and receive college credit. Travelers learn

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First Step Staffing

First Step Staffing is a non-profit that focuses on job training and placement for those just entering or re-entering the job market. The organization works with veterans, those who have recently experienced homelessness, and citizens re-entering the workforce after serving time in prison. It has provided over 7,500 people with their first job assignment. The organization

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Wash Cycle Laundry

Clean Laundry. Clean Planet. Clean Slates. This is the motto of Wash Cycle laundry, an ecologically smart laundry service. Founded in 2010 in Phialdelphia, this innovative laundry and linen rental service company provides commercial laundry services to hotel and businesses, with a focus on those that are poorly served by industrial laundries. They pick up

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Fonkoze

Fonkoze is a group of organizations created to address and remedy poverty in Haiti, with a focus on financial investment and empowerment of women, working to lift families from poverty. Their model offers a Staircase Out of Poverty, a program created to help make real and sustainable change in the lives of the community they

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tonlé

On a Fulbright Scholarship, tonlé founder Rachel Faller saw the human and economic impact of fast fsshion first hand. Upon her return, she set out to forge a kinder path with her zero-waste clothing company. They go above and beyond our dreams by making beautiful apparel from after-market fabric remnants and garment scraps. Their mostly

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Grant Blvd

Grant Boulevard is a sustainable fashion brand that upcycles thrift clothing to make one-0f-a-kind creations and high style clothing lines. Company founder Kimberly McGlonn is an outspoken and articulate champion of environmentalism and racial justice. She also uses some of her fashions to raise the issue of the high incarceration rate in the US. Her

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