NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Start Small Think Big is a socially conscious company that helps lower income people start businesses.
The non-profit formed after the U.S. economy collapsed in 2008.
Start Small Think Big operates out California and Harlem and is focused, in part, on the five boroughs. 98 percent of the small businesses they help get off the ground are owned by women and minorities.
30-percent are recent immigrants.
The goal here is to get people on their feet, be able to support and feed themselves and they create jobs, give back.
Share Bite is another local, socially conscious company. It's an online food ordering service that gives 2-percent of your total bill to 'City Harvest'- the non-profit that helps feed the hungry.