Videos from the UnGala!

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Videos from the UnGala!

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 investee who is leading an arts

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A Town-and-Country Company

  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

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BEAUTIFUL BUSINESS FOR RE-BUILT BOOBS

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 Cancer

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The Seriously Superior Shopping Guide

There are so many shopping guides out there for the holidays. Why is ours superior, seriously? Because these companies don't just create wonderful products, they create good jobs, they care for the environment and create the positive changes we need in the world. And, finally, they are all "Investees" -- the Untours Foundation has backed them with a low-interest loan or an equity investment.

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The first-ever Untours Ungala

On October 3rd, Untours -- the foundation and business together -- hosted the first-ever Ungala, in celebration of 40 years of Untours and 23 years of the foundation. We brought together staff, board members, Untourists and donors, investees and community partners into a board member's home for a cozy evening of socializing. We've always been about blurring the lines between business and philanthropy (a word Hal disliked), but bringing all these folks together was perhaps the first time we had literally mixed it ALL up in person.

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EcoZoom

EcoZoom produces beautifully designed, affordable, low-emission and low-fuel cookstoves. Their clean burning, portable charcoal and wood powered cookstoves are available for sale as camp cookstoves in the US. But as part of the company’s social mission, the stoves are also distributed throughout the world to replace traditional stoves which require a great deal of fuel

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Thank you!

We are so grateful for all the support we have received this year from you, our generous donors. Since 100% of your donations go into the loan fund, we are able to expand our mission of funding innovative businesses that make the world a better place. We are of course sending out personal thank you and

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