ROCKLIN (CBS13) — A group of Rocklin High School students started their own non-profit to help small businesses.
The team runs The Residential Hermes, which features products and stories from entrepreneurs across the Sacramento area.READ MORE: Placer County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To 16 And Older As Thousands Of Appointments Remain Open
The website is also a platform for business owners to share their stories with the community.READ MORE: 'Positivity, Acceptance And Love': Lodi Announces Location Of City's First-Ever Pride Festival
“So we really wanted people to connect to local businesses because you hear about them all the time but you dont really know who owns the business, how they run, how they’ve been affected,” student Eric Ryu said.MORE NEWS: Camp 2 Home Program In Modesto Helps Homeless Get Back On Their Feet
You can use The Residential Hermes website to buy products from local startups including clothes and jewelry.