Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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The Resale Shop

SCORE mentor Ted Brooks helped Steward write a business plan and a cash flow spreadsheet. Brooks also assisted in creating job descriptions for the manager and volunteers. Read more

Lisa Steward
Founder, The Resale Shop
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One Community Auto

Peterson started with the Startup Basics Workshop to get a broad understanding of what was needed to run a small business. Read more

Gary Peterson
Owner, One Community Auto
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The Undies Project

Volunteer mentor Brian Jarvis helped Langley and Delaflor take the first steps in launching The Undies Project and advised them to host their first drive. Read more

Lucy Langley and Laura Delaflor
Founders, The Undies Project
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Feeding by Reading

Marshood had previously considered franchising, and remembered SCORE’s help in that arena when he started thinking about a community project. Read more

Tamer Marshood
Feeding by Reading
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Families to Freedom

Nejdl had a business plan, but she knew she needed help to be both passionate and effective as a business leader. Read more

Sarah Nejdl
Families to Freedom
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Open for Service

Driver worked with SCORE mentors to discuss sustainability strategies for the Open for Service and determine appropriate marketing messaging to support the organization’s mission. Read more

Joshua Driver
Open for Service