OCF Updates We Love—January 2021

OCF Updates We Love—January 2021

From community fridges to scholarships, Open Collective Foundation initiatives are making an impact.

The Love Fridges - Chicago

🌟 The Love Fridge partnered with a local restaurant to stock their fridges with 240 free meals for neighbors in Chicago, IL.

🌟 Possibilities for Women has raised enough money to provide 2 scholarships to women affected by COVID. (They're also hosting a couple raffles - you could win a vacation or maybe a bike!)

🌟 The Endurance Scholarship has awarded 4 recipients to Chicago students of color in order to alleviate financial hardships.

🌟 Little Read Books has distributed over 3,000 books over the course of 21 weekly book stands and has opened their own free book stand in Denver, CO.

Little Read Books' Bookstand in Denver, CO
Little Read Books' Bookstand, Denver, CO

🌟 The Roslindale Community Fridge is launching a monthly themed food drive in Boston, MA: February will be Love Wins/Love Your Neighbor with an emphasis on mental health awareness.

🌟 Cypurr Collective is scheduling some new cyber security education events and will be giving Cypurr T-shirts to those who donate $25.

🌟 Minneapolis Northside Mutual Aid has highlighted an interview with a neighbor about surviving the the cold and COVID-19.

🌟 Ward 2 Mutual Aid gave us a yearly recap for all their efforts to help their community get through the COVID-19 crisis this past year in Washington, DC.

East Bronx Dems Mutual Aid Group's New Community Fridge - freshly painted!

🌟 Love Wins Food Pantry has been busy distributing fresh and non-perishable food to neighbors in Queens, NY.

🌟 Bushwick Ayuda Mutua hosted an Among Us Fundraiser and raised over $1500.

Chicago Community Jail Support's New Van to Help Out with winter operations

🌟 Chicago Community Jail Support has purchased a van with the funds they've raised!

💡 Use the Update Feature on Open Collective to let everyone know how your initiative is doing!

We continue to be inspired by everything our hosted initiatives do for their communities.❤️

See even more amazing groups and contribute to support them!.