Walgreens The Thread

Community stories

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Youtube Series

Genesis Bencivenga Sr., CEO and co-founder of Lorenzo’s Frozen Pudding, took her father's banana pudding recipe from the family kitchen into national stores. See how she overcame a couple of setbacks with support from the Walgreens Top Shelf program (third time is the charm!), to leave a delicious legacy for future generations.


At Walgreens, our mission is to thread diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That’s why we’re amplifying underrepresented voices with original stories spotlighting the unique journeys of women and people of color in our communities.

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