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The stories gathered here are real examples from people in your community—stories we hope inspire you, too. We’re doing our best to support them because like you, we are invested in the places where we live and work. Through lending, investing and giving, we’re proud to be a partner in creating more vibrant communities around the world.


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Business with a Mission in San Francisco

Jun 28, 2012

San Francisco’s cost of living is 66 percent higher than the national average. The cost of living coupled with shrinking public budgets for affordable housing initiatives and investments can present serious economic hurdles for low-income residents…  learn More about Business with a Mission in San Francisco

REBOOT Helps Veterans Successfully Transition to Civilian Life

Jun 28, 2012

Since September 2001, roughly 2 million veterans have returned to civilian life; this number is on the rise as an anticipated 200,000 veterans are expected to enter the workforce annually…  learn More about REBOOT Helps Veterans Successfully Transition to Civilian Life

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Family-owned 9to5 Seating Adopts a Growth Strategy, Creating Jobs with its Contract Chair Business

Sep 04, 2012

In 2003, Darius, Susan and Dara Mir, the owners of 9to5 Seating, were at a critical decision point. Although the economy was soft, 9to5, a manufacturer of office furnishings, had seen strong demand for its office seating, helped by orders from office superstores and warehouse clubs like Costco and Staples…  learn More about Family-owned 9to5 Seating Adopts a Growth Strategy, Creating Jobs with its Contract Chair Business

The Bronx is back! Concerned residents unite to save their neighborhood

Jul 16, 2012

The Bronx is back! See how a group of dedicated citizens connected with their community to help revitalize a struggling New York neighborhood…  learn More about The Bronx is back! Concerned residents unite to save their neighborhood

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From Farm to Table, Revitalization and Conviviality in Detroit

Jul 16, 2012

The economic crisis that hit Detroit in 2008 had a surround sound impact. The auto industry collapsed, crime increased, and residents fled. For those who stuck around the ‘Motor City’ the availability and accessibility of corner markets and grocery stores - among other critical staples for living - diminished…  learn More about From Farm to Table, Revitalization and Conviviality in Detroit




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