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2.28.2020 -

Press Roundup: Esusu Launches in Toledo

Esusu cofounders Samir Goel and Wemimo Abbey visited Toledo February 26-27th to formally announce the launch of their products here, in partnership with LISC, the United Way, and other local leaders. This includes making the savings circle and matched individual savings app available fee-free to Toledo Financial Opportunity Center clients. Check here to read all ...

SafeGrowth Training To Increase Neighborhood Safety & Cohesion

Teams in five Toledo neighborhoods are implementing “early-win” projects--small changes like creating neighborhood gathering places or adding lighting--that make a huge impact on safety concerns and local pride.

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5.24.2018 -

A Grocery Store Stocks Fresh Food, and Jobs, in a Toledo Community That Can Use Both

Mark Zaitona, who immigrated from Iraq 20 years ago, has created three grocery stores—in Flint and Detroit, MI, and now in Toledo, OH—that bring fresh food, quality jobs and commercial vitality to communities deemed food deserts. An ABC news story profiles his latest enterprise and features Toledo LISC's Kim Cutcher (LISC has ...