Emerge and Rise Welcomes Sunflower Bank as a Seedling Partner with a Generous Donation of $2,500

(EZ Newswire)

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Emerge and Rise, Inc., a leading non-profit business incubator in San Antonio, TX, is thrilled to announce a significant donation of $2,500 from Sunflower Bank. This generous contribution elevates Sunflower Bank to the status of a Seedling Partner in support of Emerge and Rise’s mission to empower underserved communities in starting and growing their small businesses.

Gloria Sanderson, Community Development Officer for Sunflower Bank in Texas, expressed the bank's commitment to fostering community growth: "Sunflower Bank is passionate about supporting difference-making organizations within our communities. We are proud to collaborate with Emerge and Rise and excited to support and partner with them to help emerging entrepreneurs reach their goals."

This partnership marks a substantial step forward for Emerge and Rise in its ongoing efforts to provide crucial support to local entrepreneurs. The donation from Sunflower Bank will significantly contribute to the development and expansion of programs aimed at nurturing small businesses in San Antonio.

Lina Rugova, founder and president of Emerge and Rise, expressed her gratitude, stating, "We are immensely thankful to Sunflower Bank for their belief in our vision and mission. This contribution not only supports our initiatives but also reinforces our commitment to fostering a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in our community."

Emerge and Rise remains dedicated to its goal of creating opportunities for budding entrepreneurs, with a special focus on brick-and-mortar establishments. The organization’s work includes a range of services from strategic planning to digital transformation, all tailored to the unique needs of small and medium-sized businesses.

For more information about Emerge and Rise and their partnership with Sunflower Bank, please contact Lina Rugova at lina@emergeandrise.org.

About Emerge and Rise

Emerge and Rise, Inc. is a San Antonio-based non-profit business incubator focused on assisting underserved communities in establishing and growing their small businesses. Through a combination of expert consulting, strategic planning, and hands-on support, Emerge and Rise aims to foster innovation, creativity, and success for local entrepreneurs. To learn more visit EmergeAndRise.org.

About Sunflower Bank

Operating as Sunflower Bank, First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides financial solutions to the individual communities it serves. With $7.7 billion in assets as of September 30, 2023, headquarters in Dallas, bank locations in five states, and mortgage capabilities in more than 40 states, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides a full range of relationship-focused services to meet personal, business and wealth management financial objectives. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage are divisions of Sunflower Bank, N.A. To learn more visit SunflowerBank.com, FirstNational1870.com or GuardianMortgageOnline.com.

Media Contact

Lina Rugova


SOURCE: Emerge and Rise

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