SHIFT Magazine SHIFT Q2 Final Edition - Page 21

1. What’s your business type? I run a Nonprofit 501(C)(3) called Operation Phantom Support, we assist Active Duty, Veterans, 1st Responders and their families with Day to Day living assistance. 2. Did Covid-19 make an impact on your business model? Covid-19 did impact us we had to close most of our programs and our thrift store, we still gave out Food from our food pantry on Saturdays and have feed about 3500 soldier, veterans in Apr and May so far which have impacted/feed over 21,120 family members. Nick Valentine 3. Have you made any adjustments to your business model? We adjusted by providing our food pantry pick up in our alley behind our building on Saturday's to keep everyone in their cars for safety and still providing food for families in need. We load it in there trunk or backseat. Contact Us! 1. What’s your business type? We are a corporation. We believe in taking a stand against big pharmaceutical companies who only seek profit instead of change. Brothers N Arms seeks to positively impact the lives of those who have served our country. BNA is dedicated to educating and supporting the Veteran community in order to promote and live a healthier, purposefilled lifestyle while providing a full line of the highest quality hemp products. Ed Cardoso Brothers N Arms Contact Us! 2. Did Covid-19 make an impact on your business model? Covid-19 did not impact our business model. We work heavily in the online space and the majority of our wholesale partners also work online through their own e-commerce platforms and websites. We have a strong online presence and have continued to build upon it during these times. We’ve even had the ability to expand our audience with everyone being online more than they ever have. 3. Have you made any adjustments to your business model? We’ve only been improving since the quarantine. The quarantine had actually given us a larger audience. Veterans, Actors, athletes, students, entertainment industry professionals. Our mission has and always been to help the veteran community, however it’s great to know we are now helping everyone.