Updates We Love: December 2020
Dec 2020 Updates from our hosted initiatives
We are so pleased to hear updates from our hosted initiatives, to see exactly how donated dollars make such a real-world impact.
This post has been edited to include more our hosted group's updates.
🌟 Street Forum collected beanies, gloves, warm socks, and Mylar blankets for unhoused neighbors during their Stay Warm Drive in Austin, TX.
🌟 We Got This Seattle has fed and caffeinated 20,000 frontline workers and received a $5,000 grant.
🌟 West Brooklyn Waterfront Mutual Aid has raised $5,000 in monthly donations to get their neighbors food, PPE, and essential services in New York.
🌟 Edgewater Mutual Aid has been distributing food & supplies to houseless communities in Chicago, IL since the beginning of the pandemic.
🌟 Meals of Gratitude has delivered 22,425 meals to frontline hospital workers, first responders, and fire evacuees, in Stanford, California and continues spreading a message: “Believe there is good in the world”.
🌟 Humboldt Park Solidarity Network is hosting workshops and distributed Thanksgiving food boxes, as well as personal hygiene items, to their neighbors in Chicago, IL.
🌟 Washington DC Ward 3 Mutual Aid doubled their monthly contributors in order to provide mutual aid relief in response to COVID-19.
🌟 East Bronx Dems Mutual Aid Group launched a community fridge to combat food insecurity in New York.
The following updates were added Dec. 22, 2020
🌟 Hermosa Mutual Aid has raised over $3,000 for food, supplies, rent and utility bills for families in Chicago, IL.
🌟 The New School Mutual Aid Fund has disseminated $6,371.10 of aid to community members affected by COVID-19 in NYC.
🌟 Wicker Park-Bucktown Mutual Aid distributed resources, delivered weekly food boxes, and shared winter items and pre-made meals to house-less Bucktown residents in Chicago, IL.
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We're so inspired by all our hosted initiatives and the work you do to support your neighbors. It is an important reminder that mutual aid provides such necessary support in our ever-changing communities. ❤️