June 2020 Recipients
Blaxican Food Truck
Blaxican Food Truck is a business based in Atlanta, Georgia. They specialize in providing delicious food to the Atlanta community. After the state-wide shut down, the owner was forced to shut down the restaurant due to the decline of customers.
Intriguing Hair is a business based in Boston, Massachusetts. They specialize in hair extensions and wigs. Their business has been closed since March 24, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their location was also broken into, damaged, and robbed as a result to the looting that took place in their area.
Value Net PC
Value Net PC is a business based in Lanham, Maryland. They specialize in computer hardware. Value Net PC was affected by COVID 19. Many of their businesses were closed down and as a result, a number of customers decreased by 75%. Products that are being requested by current employers are now more expensive than they were prior to the pandemic.
Plano Child Development Center
Plano Child Development Center is a business based in Chicago, Illinois. They specialize in vision health education, testing, and treatment. Due to COVID-19, they had to close which prevented them from generating income from direct patient care and mobile vision care services. As a result from looting, computers were stolen and damage was done to their ophthalmic equipment.
MONAD--FIRM, Ltd. is a business based in Maryland. They specialize in product design. COVID-19 caused their production team to go on stand-by which put a halt to production on all products. Their apparel/textile manufacturers had to decrease the amount of accounts due to there only being a small number of team members allowed in the studio. Only their primary accounts have been retained.
Breathe Yoga, LLC
Breathe Yoga, LLC is a business based in Pennsylvania. They specialize in bringing yoga & meditation to people of all ages, sizes, levels, and abilities. After being deemed non-essential during the quarantine for COVID-19, they had to shut down their studio from March 16, 2020. Even with that setback, Breathe Yoga still provided free services. Unfortunately, this made it difficult to pay mortgage and utilities.