What is happening to our small businesses and our local nonprofits? Heartbreakingly, they’re dying.

We all have heard and have understood the repercussions of COVID-19, but are we truly aware of the impact it has had on our local businesses and non-profit organizations? According to Yelp.com’s Local Economic Impact Report, nearly 100,000 businesses have permanently shut down in the wake of the pandemic. According to Reuters News, 85% of charity organizations reported having critical financial hardship.

As stay-at-home and social distancing mandates continue to fluctuate, we’ve heard how local businesses have shortened their operating hours, cut their staff, and even…


“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance, and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” – Oprah Winfrey

Welcome friends! My name is Jessica Rosado. I am an avid multimedia storyteller as an award-winning producer, short story writer, 2x nominated screenplay writer, and thought-provoking lifestyle writer. I run and host a podcast called The Digital Coffee Date where I share stories of influential women across the globe. …

Jessica Rosado

Attorney in Training, Podcast Creator & Host, Multimedia Storyteller

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