Marddy’s mission to preserve culinary culture exists primarily to serve independent black business owners. Our venders prepare traditional culturally relevant homemade food and Covid-19 has halted business for many of them.
If they are unable to maintain their membership, they will loose their Dept. Of Agriculture license and will be unable to legally grow their business.
Our vendors are the most vulnerable. Many live in rapidly gentrifying communities and are already threatened with displacement.
According to Forbes Covid-19 has wiped out nearly half of all small Black owned businesses. “Black firms suffer from “weaker cash positions, weaker bank relationships, and pre-existing funding gaps.”
Gift Box of Spices and Finishing Sauces
1 Premium Gift Basket
4 meals for 2 prepared by Marddy's vendors or 2 Premium Gift Baskets and 6 months Marddy’s Vendor Covid-19 Business Grant Relief and Support Services
8 meals for 2 (prepared by Marddy's & RWN vendors) & 1 Premium Gift Basket or 3 Premium Gift Baskets . 6 months Vendor Membership Covid-19 Business Grant relief and Support Services
1 year Covid-19 Business Grant Relief and Business Support Services for 2 Marddy’s Vendors
Purchase 1 Smart Vending Machine to create new market opportunities for Marddy’s vendors and 1 year Covid-19 Business Grant Relief sponsorship for 2 Marddy’s Vendors