Local nonprofit boosting small business resiliency with grant from Wells Fargo

Shandon Benjamin-Fox has fond memories of growing up in Jacksonville and spending time in her grandmother’s kitchen learning how to cook soul food – everything from collard greens and fried chicken to sweet potato pies and Southern pound cakes. Her grandmother made Benjamin-Fox do the hard labor, and she became skilled at cutting potatoes, onions and bell peppers while jazz music played in the background.  

As an adult, Benjamin-Fox earned a master’s degree in education and became an…

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