Flowers for Dreams Makes a Difference with Paycor

Flowers for Dreams Makes a Difference with Paycor

If you’re in need of some entrepreneurial inspiration, you’ve come to the right video. Meet Steve and Joe, college friends who went from bootlegging flowers to chatting up Megyn Kelly on the Today Show about their Chicago-based business, Flowers for Dreams, a florist shop with a mission. Not content to just sell flowers, Steve and Joe contribute a portion of their company’s earnings to local charities, like Chicago Public Schools. Best of all, their 180+ employees suggest charities to consider and they all vote on which ones to partner with. See how Paycor helps Flowers for Dreams make a difference.

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