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Samuel Adams Has Dedicated $64 Million To Helping American Entrepreneurs Achieve Success

Samuel Adams Has Dedicated $64 Million To Helping American Entrepreneurs Achieve Success

Founded in 2015 by Maya Madsen, Maya's Cookies is America's top Black-owned vegan cookie company. As a vegan with a sweet tooth, Madsen spent years crafting her award-winning recipes. Raised as a foster child, she experienced a difficult childhood. But her hard work, perseverance, and natural-born competitive spirit have paid off. In 2017, Maya’s Cookies received a $5,000 micro loan via BTAD, which they have since repaid. This assisted the small business in securing supplies, hiring staff and building out the company. To aspiring entrepreneurs, Madsen offers this advice. “Find people in your life that lift you up. Hire professionals around you...

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5-Year-Old Wins National PETA Kids Award

5-Year-Old Wins National PETA Kids Award

Brynley Lavayen is only 5 years old, but she’s already written a book about animal rights and raised hundreds of dollars for animal sanctuaries—now, her creative efforts to help animals have won her top honors in PETA Kids’ 2021 All-Star for Animals Contest. Brynley has won a year’s supply of vegan cookies from San Diego–based Maya’s Cookies, a trophy, a gift bag of merchandise from PETA Kids, and yearlong bragging rights. 

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Catch of Glimpse of Maya Madsen of Maya's Cookies in the All-New "Juneteenth: Together We Triumph" Special this Friday

Catch of Glimpse of Maya Madsen of Maya's Cookies in the All-New "Juneteenth: Together We Triumph" Special this Friday

Maya Madsen of Maya's Cookies will be briefly featured in the 20/20 ABC Primetime Special: Soul of a Nation - Together We Triumph

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9 VEGAN THINGS TO EAT AND BUY TO SHOW YOUR PRIDE

9 VEGAN THINGS TO EAT AND BUY TO SHOW YOUR PRIDE

Maya’s Cookies This San Diego-based cookie company is celebrating PRIDE with a limited edition six-pack of rainbow sprinkle-covered sugar cookies. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Center SD—a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the wellbeing of gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, nonbinary, immigrant, and HIV communities of San Diego. Pick up your package in store or order for nationwide shipping.Show your support.

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