Today starts National Small Business Week! Accion loves small businesses and is dedicated to empowering San Diego entrepreneurs through providing business support and loans from $300 to $35,000. You can get involved and support Accion and local small businesses in three easy steps: TWEET, EAT, & GIVE.
TWEET: Help Accion San Diego reach 6000 Twitter Followers and 500 Facebook Fans! Accion will be featuring local small businesses through stories, videos, and news throughout the week. Follow @accionsd on Twitter and “Like” facebook.com/ACCIONsd on Facebook and watch out for anything we post with hashtag #SBW2012. Tweet, Re-tweet, @mention, comment, like, or share anything and everything you see to help spread the word. Make sure to use the #SBW2012 hashtag!
EAT: Support a local business and microfinance all while eating delicious homemade tacos. Accion will be partnering with former microfinance client, Mama Testa Taqueria in Hillcrest, to host a restaurant fundraiser day. Eat at Mama Testa on Tuesday, May 22nd at anytime between 11:30 am and 9:00 pm and 20% of your total bill will go toward Accion to directly assist San Diego entrepreneurs with loan capital and technical assistance. Find Mama Testa at 1417 University Ave., San Diego, CA
GIVE: Accion San Diego is going to be featured on Groupon Grassroots during National Small Business Week to raise funds for the organization. We’re calling on 230 people to give $11 for Accion to provide credit-building loans to San Diego entrepreneurs. Donations will be matched up to $2500 by Torrey Pines Bank and 100% of donations go directly to Accion San Diego. The Fundraising Campaign will run from May 20th to 26th. Check it out here: http://www.groupon.com/deals/grs-accion-san-diego
Thank you for your support and commitment to Accion San Diego and the small businesses in our community!