EforAll’s Spanish language program, EparaTodos, is stepping up in a big way to support small businesses affected by the gas explosions on September 13, 2018.
EparaTodos has been working with a consortium of partner organizations and cities/towns: City of Lawrence, Town of Andover, Town of North Andover, ACT Lawrence, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Lawrence Partnership, Mill Cities Community Investments, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network, MassDevelopment, Merrimack Valley Small Business Center, Essex County Community Foundation, and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation.
EforAll’s program EparaTodos was named the lead organization to conduct outreach to businesses owners who have been impacted by the recent gas explosion in the communities of Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover.
EparaTodos, in partnership with the Lawrence Partnership and the Essex County Community Foundation, is offering the following services at no cost to affected businesses:
— Marketing assistance: Services include developing marketing plans, and analyzing websites and online presences. EforAll will be hosting a series of social media workshops for business owners to learn how to create an effective social media strategy. RSVP at: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Bookkeeping help: Businesses that have active claims and need assistance compiling the proper paperwork, or those that want to streamline their record-keeping, will have access to a professional bookkeeper who will work directly on site to provide support.
— Accounting technical assistance: Services include support with business registration and business formation, bookkeeping, payroll, profit and loss statements, and tax planning.
— Claims assistance: Businesses can connect directly with Columbia Gas claims staff to speed up claims processes and resolve any issues with the claims process.
— General assistance: EforAll has established a group of volunteers with expertise in a wide range of industries that can answer questions from business owners. The volunteers are experienced in human resources, real estate and other fields.
If you are a business owner that has been impacted by the recent gas explosions, and need assistance with marketing, bookkeeping, accounting, or claims assistance, please email: email@example.com.