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We asked organizations to tell us why the NMTC is important to their organization or community. Below is a sampling.

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“I anticipate that we are going to be housing culinary arts and events students that are going to be close to that facility, perhaps in walking distance. I anticipate that it became a destination area.”

-Rey Wojdat, Culinary Events Center Assistant to the Dean

“FCLF was instrumental in making this important project a reality, bringing us one step closer towards fulfilling our vision of ending chronic homelessness in Miami-Dade County.”

-Dr. Paul A. Ahr, President, Camillus House on

“Without SER giving me a chance to do something different, I might not have made it this far. The new [Workforce Opportunity Center] will give a lot more people the chance to make a different kind of life for themselves.”

-Emilio Parker, reintegration specialist with SER and SER graduate on their expansion.

“This is what the New Orleans hospitality industry has always dreamt of.”

-Ti Adelaide Martin, who co-founded NMTC-financed NOCHI

“At Girls Inc., we’re dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold. With US Bank’s support, we’ll not only be able to relocate closer to the girls that we’re already serving, but we’ll also be able to better meet the increasing demands for our proven and acclaimed programs.”

-Linda Boessenecker, CEO, Girls Inc. of Alameda County

“We are excited about our significant investment in Tifton and the impact it will have on our new community in South Georgia. This project is another example of Coca-Cola UNITED’s foundation of community investment and development and will greatly benefit our associates, the local residents, and our company for many years to come.”

-Coca-Cola UNITED Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Hafiz Chandiwala