Check Out The 3/50 Project

Recently came across this project: http://www.the350project.net/home.html
They also have their own LookLocal app:
http://www.the350project.net/iphone_look_local_home.html
Reminded me of MLUI’s Spend 10. From the 3/50 project site:
3: What three independently owned business world you miss if they
disappeared? Stop in. Say hello. Pick up something that brings a smile. Your
purchases are what keeps those businesses around.
50: If half the employed population spent $50 each month in locally owned
independent businesses, it would generate more than $42.6 billion in revenue.
Imagine the positive impact if 3/4 the employed population did that.
68: For every $100 spent in locally owned independent stores, $68 returns to
the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures. If you spend that
in a national chain, only $43 stays here. Spend it online and nothing comes home.
1: The number of people it takes to start the trend… you.
Pick 3. Spend 50. Save your local economy.
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