How To Thrive
Let's learn from eachother how to Thrive.
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As an initial investment, Thrive Detroit Street Paper provides Vendors/Micro-preneurs with an initial batch of papers (up to 10 issues) at no charge. They are then able to sell the issues for $1 each and reinvest some or all of the funds back into their enterprise by purchasing additional papers (stock) for .25 each.
Those who choose to become regular Vendors/Micro-preneurs purchase the paper for .25 each, sell them for $1 each, and retain .75 for themselves.
A micro-enterprise can be the difference between an individual or family remaining housed or becoming homeless. Individuals already facing homelessness, can use funds to secure housing.
Selling just 30 issues a day, 6 days a week will gross $720 a month, netting $540 a month in income if the Micro-preneur
Street Papers aren't new
They can be found throughout the United States and around the world. These papers help in the struggle for economic and social justice. The projects and staff behind Street Papers provided an integrated approach that combines outreach, peer support, leadership development, public education, advocacy, and community organizing, these companies work to defend homeless and low-income people from attacks on their rights and their persons, while advocating for permanent solutions to homelessness that take into account not only poverty’s devastating effects, but also its root causes. To support these causes pick up your local street paper today
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Where to Find Thrive Detroit
Where to find the street paper:
Places to pick up street paper:
Selling inside-Source Booksellers
Selling the paper outside-Vendors at Eastern Market