How Starting a Gluten Free Baking Company Changed My Down Syndrome Daughter's Life

Posted by Elise Sampson on 9/16/2017 to Inspiring Stories
How Starting a Gluten Free Baking Company Changed My Down Syndrome Daughter's Life

Four years ago, our family started Reason to Bake with the purpose of giving life to my daughter's dream of becoming a baker. 

As we began to walk through the process of a startup, it became clear that this vision would also include helping others with disabilities to pursue their dreams as well, either by working with us or just by encouraging them along their path. We knew from the start that this was a God-given dream and our lives were going to be changed forever.

The Next Movement: Special Needs Entrepreneurs Build Change-Making Businesses

Posted by Elise Sampson on 4/12/2017 to Inspiring Stories
The Next Movement: Special Needs Entrepreneurs Build Change-Making Businesses
This is the third of our five-post series on creating employment opportunities for your special needs child. In this post, I am so excited to introduce you to some of our newest heroes.

Six Lessons For Young Entrepreneurs With A Dream

Posted by Elise Sampson on 3/29/2017 to Inspiring Stories
Six Lessons For Young Entrepreneurs With A Dream

In our last post, we discussed how Carolyn’s dream was born, and how this led to our starting Reason to Bake, a gluten free cookie company.

Today’s post is the second part of our five-part series, entitled "Giving Wings to Dreams–Creating Career Opportunities for Your Special Needs Child." In this post, I will talk about foundational truths from which we operate our business.