Brandi Gregge Featured in LA Weekly: Social Entrepreneurs Tackle Systemic Challenges Through Wellness and Aesthetics

Brandi Gregge sitting at the bottom of a staircase.

"On the other side, Brandi Gregge, founder of Mint & Needle, offers hope and guidance to survivors of physical abuse and violence. According to a 2023 study by the National Library of Medicine, an estimated 10 million people in the United States experience domestic violence and abuse. As a woman herself, Brandi is aware of depth and the urgency of the situation, and did not waste time to help others.

On October 7, 2023, in Middletown, Delaware, Brandi formally announced the creation of “Empowerment Beyond Scars”. This initiative aims to support individuals facing not just the physical aftermath of violence but the emotional and psychological scars that often linger far longer.  Through partnerships with pharmaceutical companies, medical aesthetics providers, and local and national organizations, Empowerment Beyond Scars aims to provide regenerative medical aesthetic services free of charge, building a national support network for survivors.

Through Mint & Needle, Gregge has already made significant strides in supporting those who have endured physical trauma. Her work has helped those recuperating from terrible injuries, burn victims, and cancer survivors by offering them not only cosmetic treatments but also a fresh lease on life and hope. In addition to providing healing, Brandi said, “I am here to advocate, educate, and inspire a community rallying for change.”"

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LA Weekly, March 2024