• Tory Burch Foundation Backs New Tea Business

    One year ago - By WWD

    Tory Burch is investing $100,000 in a new brand of tea as part of her foundation's annual Fellows Program.
    The brand founder and budding philanthropist selected Sashee Chandran to receive the grant after a three-day workshop held in New York that included nine other women with emerging businesses, all of whom received a $10,000 grant, as well.
    But Chandran's Los Angeles-based Tea Drops business, which is owned and operated by minority women making organic tea in dissolvable bags, won out in the end.
    “We were extremely impressed with Sashee's pitch and ambitions to disrupt the tea market,”...
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