What does your business do?
My business provides free/low-cost rides/meals to
When and why did you start the biz?
March 2018 i started my business because there is a great need
for these services in & around my community, i am a single parent
myself & i know that if these services were available to me when i
was raising my daughter our daily lives would have been far less
complicated & i am passionate about serving those that are in need
How Many People are in your Company?
Where's your office?
kitchen table for now, but i am in the process of purchasing a food
truck to expand our services, i am using my private vehicle for now
but also working on expanding to purchase a larger vehicle as well
What's the toughest part of running your biz?
getting funded for the larger purchases as i am in the process of
rebuilding my credit from past mistakes years ago
What's the most fun part?
seeing the smiles on the faces of the children & also the sheer
gratitude from the veterans that were not expecting my services
Anything you would have done differently?
kept my credit @ A1 status over the years
What's next on the horizon for your biz?
reaching more people in need of my services & growing my business to
be able to employ those in need & continuing to build relationships
with businesses that are of like mind
What advice do you have for others?
always be true to yourself, never burn bridges, keep your focus on
what you are most passionate about, never doubt yourself, live your
life to serve others & know that we all have a purpose
How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
i will be using idea cafe to build relationships & be able to share
my vision with others that may also want to be able to give back as
well & that want to venture out to new places that they may have
never thought they could be of service
School (where, still in school, degree)?
icm shool of business associates degree in business management/medical assisting management
Prior jobs or business?
healthcare customer service secretarial services
What are your pets' names?
Do any of these pets help with your biz?
Is there any one person or event in your life that led
you to go into business for yourself?
i have wanted to start my own business for many years, there hasn't
been any particular person or event that has taken me to this point,
i simply want to be able to reach more people that have a need for my
services & to be able to expand my ideas further
Anyone you publicly want to thank?
my mother for always telling me that i can do all things through
Christ that strengthens me & always giving more than she received &
always giving without expecting anything in return
1805 Duquesne ave
mckeesport, PA 15132