Wow! This has got to be the youngest social entrepreneur that I have read about! I thought Blake Mycoskie was young when he founded Toms at 34, but Andrew Castle was 8 when he founded Hats for Hunger in 2008!
Andrew started knitting hats to support Heifer International (featured on Day 9 Goods for a Cause). Now volunteers help him in his effort to fight poverty by knitting hats. I love hats and there are some really fun ones that you can order from the Hats for Hunger Website.
If you are a knitter, sewer, felter, or crafter, you may want to help fight hunger one hat at a time. When you knit a hat for Hats for Hunger, 100% of the profits help fight hunger. Hats for Hunger also loves yarn donations. So there are more than one way to help out our youngest social entrepreneur.
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Dr. Lynn K. Jones, Certified Personal and Executive Coach
Dr. Lynn K. Jones is a Certified Personal and Executive Coach. Her doctoral work completed at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University concerned organizational culture; she coaches, consults and trains organizations on what they need to do to create organizational cultures that are aligned with their vision and values.
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