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A Town-and-Country Company

A Town-and-Country Company

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in Blog, Investees | 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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FOUNDATIONS: PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MISSION IS

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog, Huff Post, Models | 0 comments

  Huffington Post Blog by Untours Foundation Director Elizabeth Killough   When the heater gave out at Broad Street Ministry last December at the start of the Philadelphia winter, it should have meant an end to that non-profit’s weekly hospitality to hundreds of people without homes. Non-profits typically don’t have $250,000 in the ready for such...

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BEAUTIFUL BUSINESS FOR RE-BUILT BOOBS

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog, Huff Post, Investees | 0 comments

Huffington Post Blog by Untours Foundation Director Elizabeth Killough     Or are they foobs? Apparently, some breast cancer survivors refer to their reconstructed breasts that way. While you take that in… After her double mastectomy and breast reconstructions five years ago, Dana Donofree was bummed to discover that the only thing the American...

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