WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- It's hard enough getting a business on its feet as an entrepreneur, but one entrepreneur is helping keep an eye on a non-profit organization in Wilmington free of charge.
"Anything you can do to help a fellow entrepreneur, I know they would appreciate, because I would appreciate it," David Schucavage, CEO of Rogo, LLC, said. He didn't think twice when he got word that friend and fellow entrepreneur Jimmy Pierce needed a security system. "I said, 'We'll bring you down a camera, and we'll give you that service and solve that problem for you.'"
Pierce is the creator of Kids Making It in Downtown Wilmington. It is a non-profit organization that teaches woodworking to low-income teenagers. After a break-in at the store, pierce thought a security system was just what they needed, but there was one problem.
"We don't really have a budget line for security or profits to pay themselves out of, but now we have that expense covered," Pierce said. "We feel like the other stores now and it's wonderful."
Nothing was stolen during the break-in, but Pierce says it was a wake-up call. Schucavage and Rogo donated a camera and free subscription to their state of the art security program. Now Pierce can watch the store any time from anywhere.
"It gives us some great piece of mind and security knowing that we have what other stores have," Pierce said. "We have the opportunity and possibility of keeping an eye on our kids stuff."
Rogo and Kids Making It were both recipients of Coastal Entrepreneur Awards this year.