Chicago's Best Giving Back 2: Felix's Famous Cookies

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Felix Castillo started making his Grandma Toni’s Mexican tea cookies when he was just six years old. After she passed away, he knew exactly what he wanted to do to keep her memory alive.

Felix started selling cookies at a school craft fair, donating proceeds to local charities. The business took off from there. Today, Felix is 10 years old and the youngest Hispanic CEO in the state of Illinois. He’s still pumping out the cookies and each one is made in memory of Grandma Toni. In addition to donating a portion of proceeds from all cookie sales, Felix donates cookies to local events and organizations looking to help.

To learn more about Felix’s Famous Cookies and how to order a batch of your own, click here.

For more information on the charities Felix has supported, click here.


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