FareStart is extremely good at what it does. The nonprofit opened in 1992 to serve nutritious and culturally diverse meals to Seattle’s homeless and disadvantaged men and women. But FareStart’s founders soon recognized both their need for sustainable funding and their clients’ employment potential. And so the organization opened several businesses that not only generate revenue for the nonprofit, but also train clients for food service jobs.

Every year, more than 300 clients complete...


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