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2008 Fast Pitch Finalists


Check out the 2008 highlights video and the finalists from the inaugural class of 2008!

Award Winners

Everyone Deserves a Roof (EDAR)
www.edar.org

  Presenter: Peter Samuelson
$10,000 Grant Winner for Best Overall Presentation
Click here for more details and to watch EDAR's pitch video!
EDAR (Everyone Deserves A Roof), Inc. provides mobile shelters, functionally each a shopping cart that unfolds into a single-user, robust tent, to homeless people living on our streets. Each EDAR is a four-wheeled mobile unit that carries belongings and facilitates storage and recycling by day. At night, EDAR unfolds into a framed sleeping enclosure with a bed.

 

Environmental Charter High School (ECHS)
www.echsonline.org

   Presenter: Kennedy Hilario
$5,000 Grant Winner for Pitch
Click here for more details and to watch ECHS's pitch video!
The mission of ECHS mission is to create lifelong learners and environmental “change agents”.  We provide a college prep curriculum using a core environmental learning program, Green Ambassadors, to motivate students and to give them a reason to prepare for college.

 

St. Barnabus Senior Services (SBSS)
www.sbssla.org

   Presenter: Martha Spinks
$5,000 Grant Winner for Innovation
Click here for more details and to watch SBSS's pitch video!
The mission of SBSS is to provide and promote a continuum of innovative services that empower a diverse community of elders to live well, feel well and age well—to do what all of us wish to do as we age: remain in our own homes and live as we choose. Among SBSS’ highly innovative programs are its Adult Day Health Care Center, specializing in the care of adults with chronic illnesses, including Alzheimer’s disease; the award-winning Cyber Café for Seniors; and social services contracts with property management companies to assist their elderly tenants to live independently.

 

Other Finalists
Click name for more details and to watch the pitch videos

Academy of Business Leadership
Chrysalis
Intelligent Mobility International (IMI)
Iridescent
Kitchen Food Ventures Incubator (KFVI)
Project Possibility
Spirit Series


To see the 2011 Program Participants, click here.

To see the 2010 Program Participants, click here.

To see the 2009 Program Participants, click here.

 
 
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