here are no full-service grocery stores in West Oakland…even though 11,000 local families collectively spend over $58 million a year on groceries! As a result, they have to go through a lot of hassle to stock their pantries and often must shop at corner stores that carry mostly processed, poor quality foods sold at high prices.
We’re offering California residents the opportunity to buy shares in our company and become Founding Shareholders in the entrepreneurial solution we’re creating for the nutritional and social wellbeing of West Oakland families.
This is not a donation. It’s not a Wall Street investment. This is a real local investment that makes a positive social impact while earning a return of 3% annual interest + 1% store credit.
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White Oakland residents are increasingly using the popular social networking site to report "suspicious activity" about their Black neighbors — and families of color fear the consequences could be fatal.