Entrepreneurs Making a Difference

Faith and Ann were guests on "Women Entrepreneurs - The Secrets of Success" where they gave more details about their food drive project. Listen here to the archived show. Contact Faith or Ann if you'd like to get involved or make a donation.

Organizers: Homeless to Independence, Inc. - Executive Director, Ann Martin-Frey and Keepsakes by Faith, LLC -Owner, Faith Saunders.

Purpose: To mobilize New Jerseyians statewide to make a difference in their communities. There is a vast amount of need and this has significantly increased given our current economic situation. Our goal is to coordinate various community projects on a quarterly basis (at least for now) that members of the community can participate in.

Past Success: Winter Outerwear Drive (a Coat Drive) Goal was to collect at 200 coats that we would give to persons who are homeless, disabled and the working poor. Well 200 turned into over 2500 coats and counting. This was distributed to various individuals and agencies that provide services to the target group throughout NJ.

Future Plans: We are currently exploring various options for the remaining quarters. Some ideas includes a Mentoring Project for Teens and/or Undeserved individuals, a Clothing/Shoes Drive that would benefit Haiti and others in our communities who are in need. We will definitely do the Coat Drive in the 4th quarter of this year again.

Faith Saunders
Keepsakes by Faith, LLC
NAWBO 2009 Emerging Entrepreneur Award Winner
Phone: 800.452.0705

Ann Martin-Frey
Founder and Exec Director
Homeless To Independence Inc.
P.O. Box 22124, Trenton, NJ 08607
1-609-575-8048 24/7/365 cell
1-609-656-2083 fax

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