Recovery and Regaining Confidence

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Apr 3, 2015 1:17:00 PM

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

Sewing gave Glenda Gray confidence.

One year ago, Glenda was forming her own business sewing and selling tote bags. “I didn’t know how to sew, so I started from the bottom.”

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Business Bound: from crisis mode to self-sufficiency

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest May 22, 2014 2:51:42 PM

Glenda's Journey

“My son had to literally peel my hands off the gate as I entered the Crisis Shelter,” says Glenda Bogart. “I was afraid and couldn’t believe this was where the choices in my life had taken me.”

Glenda is the first trainee in the new social enterprise development track, Business Bound, at the UGM Crisis Shelter for Women and Children.

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