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ReEstablish Richmond

May 8, 2020 | Paycheck Protection Program Loan Stories

Kate Ayers and the team at ReEstablish Richmond have suddenly found themselves on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 2010, ReEstablish Richmond has helped to bridge a gap in services for refugees and help them navigate the many government programs available to secure housing, jobs, and basic human needs — and, ultimately, permanent residency and citizenship. Nationwide, refugees and immigrants are among the most deeply impacted by stay-at-home orders and economic lockdowns. Earlier this …

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Art 180

May 4, 2020 | Paycheck Protection Program Loan Stories

ART 180 is a Richmond nonprofit with a mission to give young people living in challenging circumstances a chance to express themselves through art. The biggest priority for ART 180 leaders since stay-at-home orders in Virginia has been to keep seven staff members employed, along with teaching artists who lead its programs. A Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan with VCC is covering payroll and medical insurance for 10 weeks. Maintaining six full-time and one part-time …

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