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Total loan: $9,500


Morehead City, NC, United States / Retail

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A loan helped keep my 2 wonderful staff members paid and pay our monthly bills so we can keep our doors open.

Amanda's story

I was born and raised in the same county I have opened my business, a very small area on the coast of NC. I graduated at the top of my class, went to UNC-Carolina and achieved my Doctorate in Pharmacy. I have a passion for helping others and I love healthcare. I practiced pharmacy for 13 years and in that time, the field changed dramatically. The insurance companies are pushing out all the small businesses and that is who I worked for for 10 years, a mom and pop store where everyone knows your name. The job started to become more and more stressful and finally the owners sold to a large, chain pharmacy. During this same time, I had multiple tragic events happen in my life within 2 years and therefore I was diagnosed with PTSD. I now am unable to tolerate stressful environments such as large pharmacies that do not care about their employees or their customers. My dreams for the future is to have this great, stress free environment where women can come and feel beautiful. There is no judgement, no pressure, just women helping women feel great in their own skin.