Stories from the Recovery: Team Work Makes the Dream Work

“Natasha and her 11 neighbors that I’m working with hold a special place in my heart. These are hard-working families trying to make it. Harvey came in and ravaged this place of dreams. They are trying to bounce back and BakerRipley is helping.” – Mara Busey, BakerRipley Disaster Case Manager

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Entrepreneurship: Coffee changed their lives

For Sidia and Mario Guzman, coffee is much more than a simple beverage. It is part of their identity and a way of life

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New Neighbor school illuminates learning journey for brothers

Two years ago, Paola Claros and her husband Santos fled the constant violence in their native Honduras, along with their two young sons Alex and Diego. The boys struggled in school until they transferred to BakerRipley’s New Neighbor school.

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Stories from the Recovery: Mold – The Hidden Harvey Danger

“We just ripped carpet out of a house last week. It had been soaked from Harvey flood waters from over a year ago and you could see and smell the mold in the home the moment we walked through the door.” - Sommer Harrison, BakerRipley Home Restoration Program Director

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Q&A: How we support local entrepreneurs

We talked with Estella Gonzalez, Assistant Director of Economic Opportunity, about what makes our Entrepreneurship Connection program unique.

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A launching pad for small business owners

Meet some of the entrepreneurs that have participated in our Entrepreneur Connection Program.

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