Luiz and Adeli Machado moved to the United States from southern Brazil primarily to be near their three children, who are naturalized US citizens, and their three grandchildren. They are eager to become US citizens but finances stood in the way. That is, until they applied for a loan from One Percent for America.
BlueHub’s New Markets Tax Credit financing helped construct a new net-zero-energy school that returns more energy to the grid than it consumes, and provides a beautiful and healthy learning atmosphere.
BlueHub financed the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Greater Boston Food Bank, allowing them to get green energy for a low, fixed rate and to spend the savings fulfilling their mission.
When a tropical storm left 300 residents of Spruces Mobile Home Park without a place to live, several local organizations worked together to create new affordable and accessible housing for seniors with low incomes.
By developing a 60,000 square-foot headquarters, Farm Fresh was able to house their current programs focused on expanding access to fresh food by supporting local farmers, and provide manufacturing and retail space for local farm-to-food businesses.