PRESS RELEASES

August 4, 2020

The Change Reaction Tops $1 Million In Zero Interest Loans To L.A. Small Businesses In 2020

(LOS ANGELES) – The Change Reaction, a Los Angeles based charitable foundation revolutionizing philanthropic giving, today announced it passed a significant milestone in Los Angeles with $1 million in zero-interest loans, and direct assistance to small businesses in Los Angeles. Additionally, over the past year, The Change Reaction has given over $1.5 million in direct grants to more than 1,300 individuals and families for a total of $2.5 million moved to those most in need.

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July 30, 2020

City Councilor Chris Piper and Philanthropists Bring 0% Interest Small Business Loans to Bend

BEND, OR: City Councilor Chris Piper, Foundation for Affordable Housing, and The Change Reaction announce the Bend Small Business Relief Fund. This fund, supported by individual donors, will provide zero-interest loans to Bend-area ‘Main Street’ businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The loans are available to businesses with fewer than 15 employees and less than $1 million in annual income. All loan repayments will be ‘paid forward’ as loans to additional Bend small businesses.

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July 30, 2020

VETSs Inc. and Change Reaction Launch Angel Fund to Support Mental Health for Special Operations Veterans

(City) - VETS, Inc. today announced the establishment of the The Michael Clark, Greg Perlman and Kevin Weiss Angel Fund made possible through a generous donation to The Change Reaction from Michael Clark, Greg Perlman and Kevin Weiss. The Angel Fund will provide grants to support Special Operations Soldiers seeking entheogenic medicinal treatments to address injuries sustained while serving our country.

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July 15, 2020

No One Left Behind Launches 0% Interest Loan Fund in Partnership with The Change Reaction

(Washington, DC) - No One Left Behind (www.nooneleft.org) today announced the establishment of the Greg and Jodi Perlman Loan Relief Fund made possible through a generous donation to The Change Reaction from Greg and Jodi Perlman.

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July 14, 2020

Councilmember Lee and The Change Reaction Announce Expansion of Innovative Small Business Relief Program, Bringing Help and Hope to More Los Angeles Small Businesses

NORTHRIDGE – Today, Councilmember John Lee and Greg Perlman, founder of The Change Reaction, announced the expansion of an innovative small business relief program into Watts, San Pedro, South L.A., and the west San Fernando Valley, to help more struggling businesses affected by the unprecedented economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 28, 2020

The Malibu Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Pro Tem Mikke Pierson Announce 0% Interest Small Business Loans Available From The Change Reaction

The Malibu Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Pro Tem Mikke Pierson today announced the establishment of the Small Business Relief Fund made possible through a generous donation to The Change Reaction from Greg and Jodi Perlman, RJ and Ellen Miller, and Elisa Dellaripa, residents of Malibu. The loans are interest free and are available to Malibu-based small business owners and independent contractors who have been affected by the recent economic shutdown caused by COVID-19. Loans will range from $5,000 - $25,000 and will be repayable in equal installments over the course of 24 to 36 months, after a grace period of three months.

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May 21, 2020

Local Residents and Elected Officials Launch Loan Program for Small Businesses in Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck resident Michael Clark and business partner Greg Perlman, join The Change Reaction movement in partnering with the Hebrew Free Loan Society to offer 0%-interest loans to small business owners and independent contractors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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May 18, 2020

Brooklyn Elected Officials Launch Loan Program for Small Businesses

Councilmember Brad Lander and Assemblymember Robert Carroll, in partnership with the Hebrew Free Loan Society and The Change Reaction, will offer 0%-interest loans to small business owners and independent contractors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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April 20, 2020

Councilmember John Lee and The Change Reaction Launch Two New Programs to Provide Immediate Assistance to Families and Small Businesses in Need During the COVID-19 Crisis

LOS ANGELES – Councilmember John Lee and the nonprofit, The Change Reaction, are teaming up again, but this time, to create two new programs that provide immediate assistance to residents and small businesses of Council District 12 with the unprecedented challenges they face during the COVID-19 global pandemic – A Helping Hand, a grocery assistance program for individuals facing food insecurity, and the CD12 Small Business Angel Fund for essential small businesses. The funding for the programs was made possible by a generous donation from Greg and Jodi Perlman, founders of The Change Reaction.

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