Michelle Burton, Emily Parris and my Operation HOPE, Los Angeles team just completed the local business plan presentations for HOPE Business In A Box in Los Angeles, resulting in 3 of the 7 Los Angeles youth 'Pitch' competition winners. I am happy to report that all 3 have bank savings accounts! And here they are…
MarBytes – Marta Alonso, HBIAB grant $250
Sells iPhone, iPad and iPod accessories and provides instruction for using Apple products
Fantasy Fruit – Letty Trumpet, Sandy Monrroy, Odaly Ramirez and Nancy Muro HBIAB Grant $250
Sells fresh fruit in chocolate bowls with chili
One Tough Cookie – Justice Brumfield, HBIAB Grant $320
Sells cookies, tarts and pies
All of this excitement took place at Augustus Hawkins High School in L.A., and the full press release can be found here.