[Chicago] Mentoring Proposal Fwd: website needed for social enterprise

Dan Schmidt vapor.noob at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 03:47:29 CEST 2011


I'd love to help as well.

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 2:48 PM, Daniel Peters <danieltpeters at gmail.com>wrote:

> I would love to help with this in whatever way you need.
>
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 9:47 PM, Jeremy McMillan <
> jeremy.mcmillan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 6 years ago I put together a Plone for ChicagoFairTrade.org under Nancy
>> Jones. It was a good learning experience, and it really helped legitimize
>> the fledgling organization. I was thinking of doing another site like that,
>> sort of as a Django portfolio piece. I'd like to propose taking this on as a
>> Chipy mentoring program project.
>>
>> Maybe "Project Mayhem?"
>>
>> I may try to do this myself, but this is work for any of Santa's helpers
>> in July, so why not make it a Stone Soup type production?
>>
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>
>> *From: *Nancy Jones <njones at chicagofairtrade.org>
>> *Subject: **website needed for social enterprise*
>> *Date: *July 21, 2011 5:16:02 PM CDT
>> *To: *Jeremy McMillan <aphor at me.com>, Fey <fey at pureedenspaproducts.com>
>>
>> Hi Jeremy,
>> I'd like to introduce you to Fey Cruz who is the person I mentioned who is
>> reviving the social enterprise, now named Pure Eden Spa Products.  They have
>> just been up and running, reconnecting with old customers, but will really
>> need a website by October to be able to take advantage of the holiday
>> business.  I'm attaching a brief description of the project for you to pass
>> around to find some volunteers.  Fey is available to talk over what they
>> need on their site.  Any help would be appreciated!
>> Nancy
>>
>> Website design needed for new social enterprise: Pure Eden Spa Products
>>
>>
>> A ten year old social enterprise, The Enterprising Kitchen (made soaps and
>> creams which provided work training for women) closed in December - crunched
>> by debt.  Now a couple of those women are relaunching the project with
>> the same mission and products, new name Pure Eden Spa Products.  They are
>> a member of Chicago Fair Trade (we have a couple social enterprises as
>> members)   They need a website and don't have the funds for this now but
>> of course they won't move far with their business without one.  Essentially,
>> they'd need an e-commerce site.  They are reviving their old customer
>> base but now all orders are via phone and sending email to part time staff.
>> They have a domain...with a page that says their site is coming soon.  Questions?
>> Contact fey at pureedenspaproducts.com
>>
>>
>> --
>> Nancy Jones
>> Chicago Fair Trade
>> 637 S. Dearborn 3rd fl
>> Chicago, IL. 60605
>> 312-212-1760
>> www.chicagofairtrade.org
>>
>>
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