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Sweet Charity: A Nonprofit Success Story

Making honey becomes a big business for teenage sisters -- and a big benefit for cancer research.

This story appears in the September 2010 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Buzzworthy: Sisters Carly, left, and Molly Houlahan. Hives for Lives honey sold: 60,000 jars
Number of volunteers: 50
Average age: 15
Amount donated so far: $170,000

When their grandfather died of esophageal in 2003, sisters Molly and Carly Houlahan wanted to do something significant that would both honor his memory and help fund the search for a cancer cure.

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