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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Two rows of tables filled with groceries are set up in front of C&W Market.

C&W Foundation brings food, jobs and growth to Evanston residents, students

January 19, 2023

Once lunchtime begins at Evanston Township High School, the aisles of C&W Market fill with high schoolers, prompting co-owners Clarence and Wendy Weaver to jump into action. Clarence Weaver greets...

La Cocinita, 1625 Chicago Ave. The restaurant is one of over 30 businesses that has received a loan during COVID-19 from LEND, a student-run microfinancing organization.

NU student group provides COVID relief loans to small businesses

October 13, 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic forced Evanston stores, restaurants and offices to temporarily close, Weinberg senior Femke Munting predicted that some of these small businesses would go under within weeks....

Jennifer Eason, owner of Jennifer’s Edibles, poses in front of a store menu. The restaurant, 1623 Simpson St., received both a microloan and business services through LEND.

Microfinance group launches program to help low-income, minority-owned businesses

September 20, 2017

After funds were disbursed this summer, recipients of LEND’s Entrepreneurship Support Program have expanded their outreach, using microfinance to drive growth. The $300,000 annual program was designed...

Best Latin Food: Tomate Fresh Kitchen

Best Latin Food: Tomate Fresh Kitchen

February 24, 2016

Thanks in part to a menu featuring dishes ranging from al pastor burritos to duck tacos, Tomate Fresh Kitchen was voted Best Latin Food in Evanston. Located at 914 Noyes St., the Latin restaurant has...

Tomate Fresh Kitchen, located at 914 Noyes St., received a $10,000 loan from LEND to buy new refrigerators and expand work space. Owner Tania Ruiz is hopeful the additions will help her better serve Northwestern students.

LEND gives second-largest loan in history to Tomate Fresh Kitchen

November 22, 2015

Tomate Fresh Kitchen is about to get a little bit fresher. The restaurant, located at 914 Noyes St., received a $10,000 loan from the student organization Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development...

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