OCF Updates We Love — March 2021
Check out these inspirational updates from some of the initiatives hosted by Open Collective Foundation:
🌟 Love Wins Food Pantry provides food every Friday - even in freezing temperatures- to their neighbors in Queens, NY
🌟 The Possibility Project hosts a monthly "talk show" with amazing leaders who chat about how to change how we lead social change.
🌟 Minneapolis Northside Mutual Aid were able to help folks find shelter for the week across four camps during the polar vortex.
🌟 Girls Kick is bridging gaps for and empowering young African girls through soccer and education.
🌟 The Kola Nut Collaborative is embarking on the development of an Offers and Needs Market (OANM) Facilitator Network in Chicago, IL.
🌟 Possibilities for Women has awarded scholarships to 3 women affected by COVID-19.
🌟 Comrade Co-op reached 50 contributors in their efforts to bring food equity to Denver, CO.
🌟 Social Health Labs announced their February 2021 microgrant recipient.
🌟 We Got This Seattle continues to feed medics, teachers, food banks, Ronald McDonald House staff, and transit employees in Washington state.
🌟 VacFind is now on Discord! Join now to chat about how to use technology to help people find COVID vaccines across the U.S.
🌟 Humboldt Park Solidarity Network in Chicago, IL posted an update chock-full of details: they're making bi-weekly food deliveries, sharing some words from a neighbor, assisting with a food pantry, hosting fundraising events, looking for volunteers, and as always, accepting donations.
🌟 Chicago Community Jail Support shows support for those released from Cook County Jail and their loved ones on a daily basis
🌟 Chicago Mutual Aid Build Squad brings together tools and people to build mutual aid projects across all Chicago communities- they're hard at work on new warehouse shelving made from donated materials.
🌟 Hermosa Neighborhood Association is hosting a diaper drive to support families in Chicago, IL.
🌟 Roots Unbound posted their newsletter, sharing backyard farming tips and efforts in Brooklyn, NY
🌟 The Roslindale Community Fridge has a community library and garden in the works in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
🌟 Bull City Mutual Aid is supporting neighbors, hosting outdoor, distanced community events, like community gardening, and a free market in Durham, NC.
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Thank you to all the individuals, collectives, and donors for continuing to invest in, build, support, and care for your communities. ❤️