Bowls Frozen Desserts is a locally owned dessert shop in Auburn Indiana that brings awareness to youth, families, and communities. They love helping students, non-profits, for-profits, and other types of organizations reach their potentials by helping them coordinate unique fundraising opportunities. Bowls has an open-door policy is willing to connect with anyone across the midwest for whatever their needs may be.
Molly Grimm – Wool & Cottage
In Auburn, crafting and community have come together through Wool & Cottage, a place for women to learn useful skills and have fun doing it. Molly Grimm started Wool & Cottage to provide knitting classes to the community that anyone can join. She currently uses knitting kits to teach her classes, and through a grant from Fortitude, Molly can purchase more knitting kits, allowing her to teach more classes per month.
Luke Bassett – BŪMI JUICE
The demand for fresh-pressed juice in Fort Wayne became apparent when Luke Bassett was asked to make juice for a local fresh food grocery story. BŪMI JUICE was born–100% organic, raw, cold-pressed juice. Luke produces dozens a bottles of week in Auburn, IN. As a recipient of a micro-grant from Fortitude, Luke can purchase client management software, a refrigeration unit, and print high-quality labels for his bottles.