Support Hispanic and/or Latino-owned Businesses
This month, we are highlighting just a few of our PIDC client businesses that are Hispanic and/or Latino owned and/or businesses that primarily focus on services that help Hispanic and/or Latino communities. We encourage you to support these clients and other businesses throughout Philadelphia.
Esperanza Health Center
Esperanza Health Center is a multi-cultural ministry providing holistic healthcare to the Latino and underserved communities of Philadelphia. Its new center, which replaces its former site at 3156 Kensington Avenue, has a healthy foods cafe as well as meeting and event spaces. Esperanza Health Center provides care that looks at the needs of the whole person, including physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being. It also ensures that care is available and affordable to all, develops partnerships with each of its patients to pursue total health, and works together with the church and local organizations to bring healing and wholeness to the North Philadelphia community.
Taller Puertorriqueño, Inc.
Taller Puertorriqueño is a non?profit organization that uses art to promote development within its community and the Latino Diaspora and build bridges to the Greater Philadelphia region. Since its inception in 1974, Taller has been elevating and preserving Puerto Rican and Latino culture through arts and cultural programming. With its art-education programs, socially-conscious art exhibitions, book readings, and events, Taller engages the public in dynamic discussions that stimulate the mind, create opportunities, and make connections between people and communities.
Situated on the corner of 2nd and Brown Streets along a commercial corridor in the Northern Liberties section of the city is Casa Papel, a boutique paper design and print company owned by business partners, Cecilia Torres and Nestor Torres. Casa Papel’s mission is to bring your vision to paper. They specialize in creating one-of-kind design, stationery, and paper solutions made with utmost craftsmanship.
Don Pedro Meats & Market Inc.
Owned by Pedro Vitor and his wife Daniela Costa Vitor, Don Pedro Meats and Market is a bustling butcher shop and grocery store on Castor Avenue in the Oxford Circle section of Northeast Philadelphia. The store caters to the local Brazilian, Dominican and Columbian communities, offering a wide variety of high quality meat products, sausage made on site, homemade jams, salsas, fresh produce, and more.
Magaly Spa is a health and wellness center that uses state-of-the-art methods, technologies, and equipment to ensure total customer satisfaction. With over 20 years of experience Magaly Spa’s medical estheticians offer a wide variety of spa services and provide personalized programs to fit each individual’s needs. The spa services include, but are not limited to, basic facials, dermabrasion, peels, moon showers, endermologie, vacuum therapy, carboxytherapy, waxing, massages, cellulite reduction, lipo cavitation, hair styling, keratin treatments, makeup, manicures, pedicures, and more.
O Z Collaborative
O Z Collaborative (formerly Olaya Studio) is a design firm headquartered in Philadelphia since 2006. Born in Bogota, Colombia, owner Rich Olaya’s multi-cultural background coupled with an intimate knowledge of the region, gives him a unique perspective for creating urban, architectural, and interior designs that are both unabashedly contemporary and deeply rooted in their context. O Z Collaborative provides a full range of design services to commercial, university, and institutional clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Financial Integrity Resources Management, LLC
Owned by Jeanette Hernández Harris and founded in August 2002, Financial Integrity Resources Management, LLC is a certified minority-owned financial service company that specializes in fostering creative vehicles for preserving and creating wealth for its institutional and individual clients. It accomplishes this by focusing on employee benefits consulting, institutional asset management, and individualized financial retirement planning.