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EforAll Holds First Ever Social Impact Pitch Contest

2013 EforAll Social Impact Pitch Contest

On August 13th, we held our first ever Social Impact Pitch Contest for entrepreneurs who are looking to make a social impact on a local, national, or international level! Eight entrepreneurs pitched their business and non-profit ideas in front of over seventy audience members at the Lowell Community Health Center.

 

1st Place ($1,000) & Fan-Favorite ($500)

2013 EforAll Social Impact Pitch Contest

 

 

 

Bijal Shah – lallitara
Upcycles Indian saris into colorful, fashion-forward clothing.

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Place ($750)

2013 EforAll Social Impact Pitch Contest

 

 

 

Monique Morimoto, Stephen Whitney, Cornell Coley – Visionary Drumming
Provides group drumming classes to promote healing, empowerment and community building.

 

 

 

 

3rd Place ($500)

2013 EforAll Social Impact Pitch Contest

 

 

 

Helen Adeosun – SitterCycle
Online learning platform that delivers professional development for nannies to give better care and to raise their ability to improve their wage and occupational outcomes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

sittercycle

 

Helen Adeosun – SitterCycle
Online learning platform that delivers professional development for nannies to give better care and to raise their ability to improve their wage and occupational outcomes.

 

 

Casa Shalom Inc.

 

Angie Estevez – Casa Shalom, Inc.
Helps equip individuals and faith based organizations in urban and underdeveloped areas with the tools and resources that they need in order to achieve their mission and obtain more sustainability.

 

 

visionary drumming

 

Monique Morimoto, Stephen Whitney, Cornell Coley – Visionary Drumming
Provides group drumming classes to promote healing, empowerment and community building.

 

 

 

mv time exchange

 

Joy Mosenfelder – Merrimack Valley Time Exchange
Allows members to exchange services, skills, and resources without money. Members earn/spend time based on time spent providing/receiving services.

 

 

be a buddy

 

Carolyn L. Ruf – Be A Buddy Not A Bully
Initiative aimed at making schools safer by empowering students through fun and engaging anti-bullying curriculum.

 

 

 

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Bijal Shah – lallitara
Upcycles Indian saris into colorful, fashion-forward clothing. Profits are used to create sustainable income opportunities for underserved communities in India, while simultaneously creating manufacturing jobs here in the U.S.

 

 

help around town

Reem Yared – Help Around Town, Inc.
Online platform creating local jobs by connecting people needing help with people needing work. They facilitate local connections, enabling users to find help, find work, earn money and build their professional reputation.

 

 

 

Susan Musinky

 

Susan Musinsky
Social Innovation Forum Director – RootCause

 

 

 

Dr. Rajesh Kumble

 

Dr. Rajesh Kumble
Chief Medical Officer, Lowell Community Health Center

 

 

 

lydia

 

Lydia Sisson
Co-Founder, Mill City Grows

 

 

 

Sophy Theam

 

Sophy Theam
Assistant Vice-President – Enterprise Bank & Trustee, Parker Foundation