The Bean Blog


National Volunteer Week – Cindy Elkind is Making a Difference

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer and retaining good volunteers can be a challenge at times, but this is not the case with Cindy Elkind. Cindy has been volunteering at Women’s Bean Project for about 8 months. She originally approached the Bean Project to volunteer a few hours a days, a few days a week in our sales

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Vote to Give-it-Away to Women’s Bean Project

Women’s Bean Project was one of three nonprofit organizations chosen in the Americas for a chance to win a $25,000 grant from J.P. Morgan and we need your support by voting for us! The “Give-it-Away” campaign runs from September 15, 2014 through November 15, 2014. Cast your vote today. Only one vote per valid email address.   Women’s Bean Project is a nationally-recognized social

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Christmas in July – Women’s Bean Project Giant Christmas Stocking Giveaway!

Okay, we can’t make it snow, but we can offer you some cool deals this month! Get a jump start on your holiday shopping this year as we offer you some great specials during our 12 days of Christmas – Christmas in July promotion from July 14th to July 25th.  Shop with us online or swing by our festive retail store at 32nd & Curtis

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My WBP Story – Nancy

This is Nancy and thanks to you, her future is bright. We love to see how your support has changed the lives of the women we serve and helped create new futures – for themselves, their families, their communities and our economy. Nancy, one of our 2013 graduates stopped by the Bean Project recently to say hello and share how happy she is and

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My Dream for the Future of Women’s Bean Project

What did you dream of when you were 25? What did you imagine for your life? What were the possibilities of your future? At 25 we all dreamed of the promise of our futures. Most of us had no idea how things would turn out. I know none of the women who come to the Women’s Bean Project dreamed of addiction or incarceration for

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25 Years of Changing Women’s Lives – A Word from our CEO

2014 marks Women’s Bean Project’s 25th anniversary. A lot has changed since 1989 when Jossy Eyre first imagined a safe and accepting work environment for women, bought $500 of beans and put two women to work making Toni’s 10 Bean Soup.   Much has changed since the Bean Project was founded: The work world has changed. In 1989 only 40 percent of all female workers

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Earth Day 2014 – Our Commitment to a Sustainable Community

Like Earth Days of the past, Earth Day 2014 will focus on the unique environmental challenges of our time. As the world’s population migrates to cities, and as the bleak reality of climate change becomes increasingly clear, the need to create sustainable communities is more important than ever. Today – Earth Day 2014 – will seek to do just that through its global theme:

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My WBP Story – Rita

Before starting at the Bean Project, I felt lonely because I didn’t know anyone in Colorado. I moved to Colorado from California because I wanted a better environment for my two girls. I struggled with depression and anxiety and didn’t have a job so I started job searching and heard about Women’s Bean Project and applied. Before coming to the Bean Project, I had never worked alongside

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