Carter Morse & Goodrich is proud to announce it will be sponsoring the 8th Annual Push for Entrepreneurship Two-Hour Pushup Fundraiser in 2022.Michael Carter, PFE’s founder, explained “the vision for PFE is a passion to: (1) Energize all participants to exceed their self-imposed limitations (and do the “impossible”); (2) Level the playing field for low income neighborhoods to access the best in innovation education; and(3) Cultivate and celebrate innovation.
About Push for Entrepreneurship
Who: Entrepreneurs, innovators, fitness buffs, educators, and inventors who believe in the importance of developing an entrepreneurial mindset in the under resourced school districts in CT.
What: Empowering and cultivating entrepreneurship and an inventor's mind-set in kids. Participants have two hours to do as many push-ups as possible during this time with unlimited breaks. There is no similar event like this.
Where: Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT and New York City.
When: CT: November 5th - Morning. NYC: October, TBD
Why: To provide students from low income CT towns ready access to innovation programs and empower them to become problem solvers
How: When a community comes together to support those who go without, anything is possible.
The Impact of Push for Entrepreneurship
Since its inception, 186 pushers have participated and raised $250,000 towards innovation education in low income Connecticut towns. Last year, Connecticut Invention Convention brought programs to 1,500 low-income students through the funds raised by Push for Entrepreneurship. Of these students:
• 83% self-identify as inventors of color
• 58% self-identify as female
• All 1,500 students come from low-income communities
Check out this video from last year's Push For Entrepreneurship to learn more: