Seattle-based Katlin Jackson founded Haiti Babi after volunteering in a Haitian orphanage, where she saw firsthand the poverty that deprives mothers of the means to support their children. Her mission was simple: jobs for moms.
Parents can outfit their growing children for a fraction of the retail cost; a great way to help stretch those dollars. Visit the event nearest you for deals on gently-used children's clothes, gear, toys and more.
What began as a photo studio has become a smart kids' boutique, featuring carefully considered products, responsible and local companies, good design and organic materials. Future plans include a baby registry and age-appropriate clothing for preteens.
Bonny Becker lived quite a full life before pursuing her dream of becoming a published author, working as a hotel maid, fruit picker, typist, photographer, journalist, editor and corporate communications manager