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Published by: The Record on August 20, 2020
Mayor Michael Tubbs announced the launch of the Juneteenth Capital Initiative, a collaborative effort to help small Black-owned businesses and nonprofits. $165,000 in combined seed money from Bank of America, A.G. Spanos Cos., and the Stockton Strong COVID-19 Response Fund will be granted in amounts from $5,000 to $20,000. In part, the initiative is in response to Black business owners and organizations identifying access to capital as their top need.
Published by: The Record on July 29, 2020 and Fox 40 on July 30, 2020
The United Way of San Joaquin, Dignity Health, Univision, and Public Health Services of San Joaquin County, and more, have partnered to assemble 100,000 mask kits at Edison High School to be distributed to the community. Stockton Strong coordinates the volunteer efforts to support the kit assembly.
Published by: Fox 40 on June 11, 2020
The popular local marketplace known as Stockmarket has launched a new initiative called the Stockton Strong Marketplace to support female entrepreneurs with online sales in the wake of COVID-19. Supported by the Stockton Strong Coalition, this new online marketplace aims to support local women artists, creators, and businesses owners.
Published by: Fox 40 on May 7, 2020
Just days before Mother’s Day weekend, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs announced a new initiative aimed at helping single mothers struggling during the ongoing pandemic. The Stockton Strong Emergency COVID-19 Relief Fund partnered with other local organizations to give $60,000 in gift cards to single mothers. Read more here.
Published by: Stockton Record on April 30, 2020
Financial Center Credit Union and the Michael Duffy Family Fund announced a $1 million donation Thursday to the Stockton Strong COVID-19 Response Fund, which was launched in an effort to support Stocktonians impacted by the coronavirus. Read more here.
Published by: ABC10 on April 23, 2020
Mayor Tubbs announced the disbursement of grants from our Stockton Strong COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to help our local small businesses. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our city. We know that at this time our small businesses are hurting and are looking for relief. In response to this need, we allocated $350,000 from the general fund and the mayor raised an additional $150,000 to create the Small Business Relief Grant Program. Within 24 hours of this announcement, the city received over 1,000 applications with enough funding for just 167 small businesses. This month, grants were given to businesses like the House of Ice Cream, Mi Ranchito Cafe, and Music Go Round. Read more here.
Published by: Cap Radio on April 20, 2020
Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs has rolled out a $1 million fund called the Stockton Strong Emergency COVID-19 Response Fund. The money will support nonprofits that’ll help the community during the pandemic. Listen here.
Published by: Stockton Record on April 16, 2020
An emergency fund, which will initially focus on providing grants to nonprofits helping the city’s residents during the novel coronavirus pandemic, has been established with $1 million in donations. Read more here.
Published by: CBS 13 on April 16, 2020
The Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs announced a new initiative to help ease the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Stockton Stong COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will provide money for low-income families and programs that help them.Read more here.
Published by: ABC 10 on April 2, 2020
Now, the food bank is getting some additional, and much needed, food donations courtesy of local organic growers and Berkeley chef, activist and restaurant owner Alice Waters. Read more here.