Micheline Thompson: Making a Positive Impact
She fled the war-torn country of Lebanon, now the founder of a local business wants to give back to the brave warriors who helped protect her and her family. Micheline Thompson has created MichMoccs, a company that makes innovative moccasins for babies and young children, a percentage of sale will be donated to local disable veterans.
Thompson said, “I’ll never forget the brave United States Marines and Navy fighters who helped keep my family safe and stabilize my community back in the 80s. It’s my turn to return the favor and help!
MishMoccs, moccasins are handmade from genuine leather and are available to fit newborn children and up to age 3. You will be able to choose from 3 different styles and lots of bright happy colors. As well as, and unlike any other baby shoes, you can customize a message to go along with your MishMoccs purchase. To make it memorable and more meaningful of an item for the child. In addition, to employing local workers, right here in Mahoning Valley. Thompson says it’s her mission to produce and distribute her quality moccasins here in the States, supporting the Made in America movement. “No sweat shops, and no made in China”, Thompson said. “When you buy from MishMoccs, you buy from me and my team, not some strangers out in Asia who want to make a quick buck.”
MishMoccs moccasins will be available to purchase in the Shaker Schoolhouse.