Each year, Sweet Street donates, financially and in-kind, to hundreds of non-profit organizations, local sports teams, art and educational programs, as well as community projects, with the focus of improving the quality of life for children, their families and our community. As a certified Woman Owned Business, Sandy Solmon, Founder/CEO of Sweet Street, emphasizes our commitment to the most important resource – people. Sweet Street provides many programs that encourage ongoing education and development of its employee base. Such as, skills training, language programs and in 1991 Sandy established a Scholarship Fund through the Berks County Community Foundation to provide secondary education and vocational training opportunities for her employees children.
Sandy has been recognized for her many accomplishments leading fundraising efforts for a host of organizations. In our hometown, the City of Reading City Council named Sandy an exemplary community service leader and she has received the Champion of Youth Award from our local Olivet Boys & Girls Club, all for her individual efforts to support local organizations raise much needed funds to advance their mission and make an impact on the lives of the residents. As a candidate for the Olivet Boys & Girls Club “Kiss a Pig for a Kid” campaign, Sandy and the Sweet Street team shattered the all-time fundraising record in the history of the event. Also receiving nationally recognition for their commitment to people, the company has received the Sysco Heritage Award.
The Power of Good Food Shared continually motivates us to raise funds needed to invest in programs and organizations in our community and the world.