MODESTO (CBS13) — Spending cash in Stanislaus County is now a little easier on your pocketbook. A local nonprofit is paying customers to shop local to help struggling businesses.
“It’s pretty much free money, there is the incentive to come and spend it locally,” said customer, Tyne Adraktas.
Tyne Adraktas ate for free Friday, paying for her food using the RAD card. It’s a local app where you put money in and get more out.
“Every dollar counts, where you could also save yourself and help a business that might be struggling right now is very important,” she explained.
The app allows for a one-time match of up to $100 to spend in downtown districts across Stanislaus County.
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