We were using a small-scale system, so you had to remove each bag and heat-seal it. We found a bagger, but it was a ton of money for us. We weren't large and banks weren't interested in helping us. VCLF approved our loan and we were able to buy it. It solidified our place in the market.
“For a long time, we wanted to align our savings with our values. Now, thanks to VCLF, we’re finally able to.”
“I needed something to do with my money that pleased my conscience as well as fulfilling my financial goals. It’s the best of both worlds.”
"I'll get some return on investment while promoting values-led endeavors. What could be better?"
Greensboro & Chester
"I saw that the Loan Fund had been around for a long time. I saw that they knew what they were doing, and didn’t lend out money they couldn’t cover.”
"VCLF is a good model for addressing social problems and the issues we all face. I see it in so many places, in such a concrete way."
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