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Sephora’s “Classes for Confidence” Support and Inspire the Ladies of Greyston

  At Greyston, we work every day to ensure people are set up to succeed in the workforce and in the community. When Sephora, the leading beauty retailer, invited Greyston’s Workforce Development and Youth Workforce Development programs to spend the morning learning how to apply professional makeup, we jumped at the opportunity. Aside from selling […]

Tinesha pours hot scented wax into candle holders. Candle makers at the Bright Endeavors, 4015 W. Carroll Ave., were photographed November 16, 2015.

Mother’s Day Approved: Bright Endeavors and Greyston Team Up

Guest Blog Post Written by Jenna Hania, Bright Endeavors Every Monday through Friday, young moms in Chicago will show up to Bright Endeavors, a candle company specializing in premium soy candles. By the time they arrive at Bright Endeavors, their mornings will have been full of getting kids to daycare, long commutes, and preparing themselves […]

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Greyston Inspirations: Ultimate 4th of July Sundaes

Need some inspiration for treats this 4th of July weekend? Look no further! The great thing about Greyston Brownies is that they’re perfectly sized for ice cream sundaes–big enough to share–or not. Three brownies, three sundaes. This weekend, celebrate independence and cool off with these 4th-of-July-inspired creations! Let us know your thoughts and share your […]

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An Open Letter To A Friend

Letter shared by Gary, written in Blog Form By Cliff Mitchell, Bakery Team + Marketing Intern Dear Cliff, I have worked at Greyston Bakery for about four months and am very grateful for the opportunity, as it has given me a real sense of responsibility and purpose. I’ve gone through many hardships and made some […]

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An Open Letter to My Brooke

Blog Written by Dion Drew, Lead Trainer Dear Brooke, I just wanted to tell you a few things that you might not understand right now. I want to try and explain this crazy world. First, you should know a little about my life. There were ups and downs. I never finished school. I sold drugs […]

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