3/50 Project

One day while facebooking I came acrossed a “cause” that caught my eye. After review and going on to their outside website, I found information that was very important to share with everyone. For more information visit the 3/50 website. I’ll leave you with a bit from their website.

3/50 Project

3 – What three stores would you miss if they disappeared? Stop in. Say hello. Pick something up that makes you smile. Your purchases are what keeps that business around.

50 – If half the employed population spent $50 each month in locally owned businesses, it would generate $42.6 billion in revenue. *Imagine the positive impact if 3/4 the employed population did that.

68 – For every $100 spent in locally owned independent stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures. If you spend that in a national chain only $43 stays here, if you spend it online and nothing comes home.

1 – The number of people it takes to start a trend…you.

Pick 3, spend 50 and save your local economy!


About Country Cosmo

Country Cosmo doesn’t that say it all! I grew up in a small town, retired from Rodeo and now am an entrepreneur who can’t let go of her country roots!
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