Union Settlement - Buy Local East Harlem

(As of December 2020)

Buy Local East Harlem sponsored a live Cash Mob/Tasting Tour in collaboration with Uptown Grand Central and Open Streets. Twelve (12) food and beverage businesses participated.

114 tickets were sold and a total of nearly $2,300 was raised and distributed amongst the participating businesses.

The 2020 Small Business Saturday was held as a virtual zoom, there were registrants and reached 596 individuals through Facebook live with 100 engagements.

(As of June 2020)

Conducted surveys of East Harlem businesses to determine status and needs while developing and disseminating on-line directories of area businesses for marketing purposes in partnership with other neighborhood based organizations.

Conducted a virtual cash mob for a restaurant, which generated $1,930 in additional sales for the business and conducted a virtual pop-up market for 12 businesses.

Coordinated a five-week initiative in which local restaurants provided daily meals to first responders and essential workers at Metropolitan Hospital.

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