May 25, 2024
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Santa Barbara’s Orfalea Foundation closing down


The Orfalea Foundation will close its doors this year but it hopes its lessons will remain. Paul Orfalea, who founded the copying chain Kinko’s (now owned by FedEx) in 1970 and opened his first store in Isla Vista, created the foundation in 2003 with his wife Natalie. The Santa Barbara-based nonprofit predominantly focused on infusing…


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