Inspired by her daughter, Maria Rangel opened her business in 2020. She is the owner of SB Sweets in Santa Barbara, a sweet-treat restaurant that has the occasional karaoke night.
Work with WEV
Through the friend of a friend, Maria learned about WEV and decided to access our services. She said her experience with WEV, “has beenexceptional.It has helped me to trust more, and I now know it’sokay toseek help” With the funds she received from WEV, she was able to get additional supplies to take her business to events saying, “Thanks to you I was able to buy my cart for SB Sweets.”
Maria is happy with her progress after overcoming some financial and permit difficulties. She now encourages others to seek assistanceadvising them, “Please don’t be embarrassed to apply for these wonderful programs.”
“Please don't be embarrassed to apply for these wonderful programs.”