Most of the media often paints all businesses with a single stroke, but in our experience businesses are each unique and so many of them are focused on making the world a better place. We’ve highlighted a few such gems below.

Jeny Pathak | Co-Founder, mayasdesiboutique

mayasdesiboutique (MDB) in collaboration with the Hem Sarita Pathak Foundation (HSPF) has awarded Prakriti Pandey, a bone-marrow cancer survivor and an engineering student at the University of Texas Arlington with a $10,000 scholarship to alleviate her financial burden. Read more>>

Angie Graffigna | Food Experience Owner & Chef

The rule in the Kitchen (For our cooking classes) is: “You don’t have to eat anything you don’t want to, but you are required to smell everything, because if you smell, you might want to try it, and if you try it, you might discover something you didn’t know you liked, and even if you still don’t like it, at least now you know what it smells like”. Read more>>

Shiloh McGraw | Musician/Band Leader

“Life depends on science, but the arts makes it worth. living” Creating and making music absolutely improves the quality of our lives. We just hope that the music we make will simultaneously brighten the listeners’ day. Read more>>

Naronica Shaw | M.S., Licensed Professional Therapist

I decided to go into private practice as a mental health therapist, and start my private practice known as Shaw Therapy & Consulting Services. It impacts the community assisting others with their mental health to help each person gain a better quality of life, while advocating for the needs of others. Read more>>