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Standing tall and finding purpose through employment

At Women’s Bean Project we believe that all women have the power to transform their lives through employment. So we hire women who are chronically unemployed and we teach them to work by making nourishing products. They learn to stand tall, find their purpose and break the cycle of poverty. Because when you change a woman’s life, you change her family’s life. Every woman

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It’s more than a warm bowl of soup

January is declared National Soup Month. It’s also the kick off to many exciting things for Women’s Bean Project and for our customers! That’s why it’s the perfect time to reminisce and celebrate with us with a warm bowl of our healthy, hearty soup or chili. It’s one of America’s favorite comfort foods through the long, cold days of winter which makes January one

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Running a better Social Enterprise has allowed our mission to grow

Twenty-seven years ago, Women’s Bean Project was founded with a simple idea:that teaching women to work while actually working was the cure for poverty.The reaction from our community when we started was interest in the novelty of what we were doing, but little belief we could make much of it. In the beginning, we were a mission that happened to have a business. As a

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I am Women’s Bean Project: Charlotte

My name is Charlotte and I am Women’s Bean Project. I come from a hard background. I was born a full blown heroin baby and was on Methadone until I was 8 years old. By about 10, I was off of Methadone and started smoking pot and drinking. That’s when my uncle began shooting me up with cocaine so that he and other family members could have power over me

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Garlic Herb Cheeseball

Garlic Herb Cheeseball Print Recipe Servings Prep Time 8-12 people 10 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Servings Prep Time 8-12 people 10 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Garlic Herb Cheeseball Print Recipe Servings Prep Time 8-12 people 10 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Servings Prep Time 8-12 people 10 minutes Passive Time 30 minutes Ingredients 1 package Women’s Bean Project Garlic & Herb Dip

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Oktoberfest Stew

Bratwurst, potatoes, cabbage, and carrots mingle in this hearty Slow Cooker Oktoberfest Stew that gets an extra pump of flavor from a good dose of German beer (optional).


Malaysian Meatballs

These sweet and smoky spicy meatballs are a perfect addition to any party or gathering, especially around the holidays when flavorful finger foods are great for entertaining. Malaysian Meatballs Print Recipe These sweet and smoky spicy meatballs are a perfect addition to any party or gathering, especially around the holidays when flavorful finger foods are great for entertaining. CourseAppetizer Servings Prep Time 24 Meatballs

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When it’s time to change: A word from our CEO

Twenty-seven years ago, Women’s Bean Project was founded with a simple idea: that teaching women to work while actually working was the cure for poverty. The reaction from our community when we started was interest in the novelty of what we were doing, but little belief we could make much of it. In the beginning, we were a mission that happened to have a

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I am Women’s Bean Project: Tristan

I started using drugs at the age of 37 and my children were taken away from me by social services. I went to prison and now live in a halfway house. This is where I heard about Women’s Bean Project and all the programs and support they are able to provide in helping women to get on the right track. I didn’t think I

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