examining our impact: community work, inclusion & what the people have to say

As we reflect on 2019, we have been examining what we got our hands dirty with this year (hint: a lot more than just pancake batter). We have been thinking about where we put our attention, our efforts, our visibility, and our brainpower, within our doors and beyond. We are grateful for the recognition we have received for our efforts but we know that the work we have done is just a piece of a very big puzzle. The more […]

September Organization of the Month: Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness!

Short Stack is excited to announce that the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness is our September OTM! Lisa Peyton-Caire, Founder and President, answered some of our questions about the Foundation and how allies can help this movement.    Tell me a little bit about the history and mission of your organization   The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness is not merely an organization, but a movement! We are committed to supporting and mobilizing Black women to improve their health and […]

August Organization of the Month: Just Bakery!

August 1, 2019  Returning as our Organization of the Month this August is Just Bakery! Just Bakery is a local Madison organization doing amazing work to help our community. Carmella Glenn, the coordinator of the Just Bakery program, answered some of our questions about the impact of Just Bakery and specifically why they work to help people in their re-entry from the criminal justice system.    What does Just Bakery provide for the Madison community ?  Just Bakery is a vehicle […]

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Introducing Root Partners for 2020

Community-minded breakfast has always been our vision at Short Stack. But when we opened our doors we didn’t know exactly what that would look like. Over the last few years, the creation of our Organization of the Month (OTM) program has reflected what a community-minded business can look like. Since its inception in 2016, we have donated a percentage of our monthly sales to 24 local nonprofits (some more than once!), hosted events and created dialogue in and around our […]