Meet the owner of Portland's only all-vegan popsicle shop
Ice Queen's refreshing flavors and “cute” aesthetic make it a favorite for Portlanders. The shop's growth was made possible by a small business (IDA) grant from Mercy Corps Northwest.
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December 09, 2020
Meet Ramona Johnson: The entrepreneur behind Suited for You
Ramona Johnson opened Suited for You in 2019 on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland within the Portland Observer plaza.
November 19, 2020
Shop local at our virtual “Northwest Made Holiday Market” in 2020
The Northwest Made Holiday Market brings together a community of 70+ vendors from the Portland Metro Area, featuring local + BIPOC + women entrepreneurs and businesses.
November 02, 2020
Credit 101: How to build your credit
Find the basics on how credit is scored and reported, along with action steps on how to improve your score.
September 11, 2020
Stay prepared – Pacific Northwest wildfires
Mercy Corps Northwest is providing information on how to stay prepared for wildfires, where to find reliable information, and which organizations are supporting wildfire relief efforts in Oregon and Washington.
September 01, 2020
Meet the recipients of the Black-owned business grant
In July 2020, Mercy Corps Northwest’s Black-Owned Business Grant program received over 400 applications from business owners in the Portland Metro Area for a chance to receive up to $5,000 to use on rent, payroll or other operational expenses.