Accion helps non profits as well! The staff at Community Food Bank had an idea: A food bank with absolutely no restrictions, and a dog food bank to help stray animals. Accion was able to provide them with a working capital loan to begin operation.
Ricky Minter long had wanted to own a food truck. With a working capital loan, Mr. Minter was able to decorate his truck and to hire students in the area. Rockn’ Rick’s is the first food truck in the Forney Area.
Barrett Hooper saw a passionate group of runners and knew he had to expand his business. The Rockwall Running Center now has over 300 members and growing. Barrett is using his Accion funding for specialty running events and gym equipment.
Roberto Granados had been been working in hauling for years but after starting his firm RG Trucking, Roberto needed additional capital from an Accion loan to purchase another truck and pay his fuel costs. Roberto hopes to own a 10 truck fleet one day.