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Making a social impact locally learn what other women owned businesses are doing to make a difference. M.A.D.

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There are many groups who are either interested in meeting other like-minded people or want to share what kind of social differences people are doing. Of course, we all need exposure or a way to get the word out.

I hired Chuck Carroll to write up a media piece for me and a couple of other people. Sharing this article and finding ways to other people to find out what we are all doing.

You can read the whole article here

What I learned from other people who wanted to participate in this article was there are many kinds of giving back, making a difference and those who consider themselves of making a social impact. as I thought more about this, I wonder if there is a way that we could collaborate, share and work together. It seems like a duh, so often we ourselves are already doing too much in our own businesses that trying to establish something else is beyond our bandwidth.

There is paying it forward with small acts of kindness, to giving a donation to a charity of their choice, or making it a part of their mission in their business. It’s totally ingrained in how they operate and how they make the impact.

In a sentence..

“The effect of an activity on the social fabric of the community and well-being of the individuals and families.”

Read more about social impact:
http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/social-impact.html

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/social-impact-investing-going-mainstream/

Sallie Krawcheck of Pax World has a women’s fund called The Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund..

Since the publication being published, Food 4 Social Change has created a category for businesses who are making a social impact in their local communities. The directory is here.

What are you willing to do to make a social impact in your local community?

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