Soap Shop Focused on More Than Just Soap

Alyssa Barber and Madi Shinault

Sammysoaps in Kirkwood is disguised as an all natural soap shop, when their real mission is to give adults with mental disabliities real life jobs. Co-owner Karen Copeland thought of this idea after seeing her son Sam’s lack of job options in the real world when he’s diagnosed with mental retardation. In the future they hope to see a sammysoaps on every corner to promote social change and sell great products.

Video by: Alyssa Barber and Madi Shinault