Want to spruce up your storefront? Small businesses in Little Haiti, Overtown and Liberty City can enter Wells Fargo Works for Small Business: Neighborhood Renovation Contest for a chance to win funding to do just that. Wells Fargo is launching the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities.
The contest runs through May 31 and businesses do not have to be a bank customer to enter. They do have to have an operating business in one of these ZIP codes: 33127, 33136, 33137, 33138, 33142, 33147 or 33150. No purchase or entry fee is required.
Four winners in Miami will be selected in the judged contest: one business will win up to $25,000 in business renovations and three businesses will each win up to $10,000 in business renovations. The contest rules, including full eligibility and application requirements, can be found at wellsfargoworks.com/renovation/contestrules.
“Wells Fargo has a long history of building strong relationships with small business owners and fostering economic development in each and every community we serve across America,” said Joe Atkinson, South Florida region president for Wells Fargo. “We are thrilled to present the Neighborhood Renovation Program here in Miami.”
Credit: By Phil Marraccini from Miami Herald
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ABOUT REBUILDING TOGETHER Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that preserves homeownership and revitalizes neighborhoods by providing free of charge rehabilitation services to the elderly, veterans, disabled and low-income homeowners. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses and the hands-on work of volunteers, the organization donates approximately $250,000 in market value each year by focusing on home modifications, energy efficiency, and safety concerns. The organization is part of a network of more than 200 affiliates and is the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities. For more information, visit www.rebuildingtogethermiami.org.
AmeriCorps Program Coordinator
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, Inc.