As a successful businesswoman based in the greater Colorado area, Lin Merage leverages her success toward helping others in a variety of ways. She recently founded a philanthropic organization that allocates financial resources toward supporting children in need. Outside of covering school supplies and educational expenses, she hopes to expand the foundation to empower youth to develop their talents.

Moreover, Lin Merage is an anonymous private donor for a family with seven children. She assists them with needed food each month. Her commitment to others extends to a number of other organizations. In the past, she has contributed to advocacy and social services groups such as The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, which serves 40 Colorado counties. With a commitment to advancing children’s lives, Lin Merage also holds a dedication to living an environmentally conscious lifestyle. Over the years, she has donated to The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, a research center involved in sustainable measures.

As CEO of the online department store Solne Collections, Lin Merage strives to maintain a green lifestyle and promote it to others. Established in 2004, the versatile online shopping center features clothing and accessories for men, women, and children for both casual and dressy occasions. Lin Merage’s venture goes beyond clothing with literature, home decor, health and beauty, food, and gift wrap. All products ensure minimal environmental impact, with the entirety being 100 percent organic and many designed from up-cycled or natural materials, including hemp and bamboo. Lin Merage stays up to date with the latest green technologies as a regular attendee of seminars that focus on evolving methodologies and their applications. She also maintains active membership with Green America, Sustainable Industries, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the Organic Trade Association.