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Black Owned Food Stamp Startup to Deliver Food To Affected Govt Workers

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mRelief, a startup focused on helping people access food stamps. has partnered with on-demand food delivery startup DoorDash. As federal workers — especially low-wage workers like janitors, cooks and security guards — recover from the 35-day partial government shutdown, mRelief and DoorDash and are teaming up to offer DoorDash credit to those eligible for food stamps in San Francisco. In San Francisco,…

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Startup loans to Black Entrepreneurs to ‘interject some balance in capitalism’

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GW “Chef” Chew loves to cook and is an ardent vegan. He combines the two passions through a new company, Something Better Foods, that has created a line of plant-based meats, from Philly cheesesteaks to fried chicken, as well as with a nonprofit Oakland restaurant, the Veg Hub. Chew needed financial backing to get Something Better off…

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Black Owned $8 Lemonade Stand Embraces the Spotlight

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Vicktor Stevenson can usually be found standing outside his high-end lemonade stand in the Mission District, working crowds like the mayor of Valencia Street — megawatt smile flashing with ease, answering questions with aplomb, posing for social media photos in front of the shop’s bright yellow facade. Stevenson is in the throes of a spotlight unique to 2018.…

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