Q: Is Worthy Co a for-profit company?
A: No, it is an extension of The Net a 501c3, therefore all donations are tax deductible. All the “profit” made will go back into the program. There are no shareholders or investors, only funding partners and donors.
Q: Are there any incentives for different levels of donors?
A: Yes for those who give X amount…..
Q: Is there evidence for a similar model that has been successful?
A: Yes...Thistle Farms…
Q: Will women only be making product?
A: No we will provide job training in retail, fulfillment….
Q: Outside of the retail store, what other ways do you plan to bring in revenue?
A: Our Ecommerce + the candle studio + sublease to Savhera
Q: What is the candle studio? Who is it for?
A: The candle studio is…..
Q: Does The Net support the Worthy Co employees outside of providing jobs?
A: Yes, they all have received our supportive services including: mentor……
Q: For funders who pledge to give, when are payments needed?
A: Ideally, the first payment would happen in 2019 as the 3rd step in our process of becoming a building fund partner. We are asking that the 2nd payments be made in the first quarter of 2020 before our interest only payment period ends.