Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Laundry Care isn't your typical wash and fold service. It was started by a stay-at-home mom who knew what it was like to prefer your laundry done a certain way. That's why each load of laundry done at Laundry Care is performed exactly to the customer's specifications—clients can request hypoallergenic products, air drying, or hand washing, or even ask that the laundry pros adjust the water temperature to avoid melting the snowmen on a Christmas sweater. Staffers can also do ironing, with or without starch, allowing customers to cross another item off their list of chores, and the company offers front-door pickup and delivery service to help homemakers save even more time.