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Edgewater Mutual Aid

We are a grassroots effort aiming to provide critical relief and engage in mutual aid practices with the Edgewater, Chicago community.

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Individuals

1
Lilly Wachowski

$13,000 USD since Nov 2020

2
Sunjay Kumar

$5,058 USD since Jan 2021

3
Bruce Gingras

$2,700 USD since Oct 2020

4
Incognito

$2,160 USD since Jan 2022

5
Stimmy McStimulus

$1,820 USD since Mar 2021

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Anonymous Amy

$1,500 USD since Dec 2021

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Leah Rogers

$1,471 USD since Oct 2020

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Ren Gingras

$1,400 USD since Sep 2020

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Gina Spitz

$1,250 USD since Nov 2020

10
Jimmy Rothschild

$1,000 USD since Dec 2020

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Noah Craft

$1,000 USD since Dec 2021

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PS

$675 USD since Aug 2021

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Neil A Hynes

$650 USD since Oct 2020

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Dann McKeegan

$600 USD since Nov 2020

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incognito

$600 USD since Dec 2020

Organizations

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Edgewater Mutual Aid Network

$21,435.41 USD since Sep 2020

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Crossroads Fund

$3,000 USD since Feb 2021

3
Open Collective COVID-19 Relief Fund

$35.98 USD since Mar 2021

Edgewater Mutual Aid is all of us

Our contributors 107

Thank you for supporting Edgewater Mutual Aid.

Leah Rogers

Admin

$1,471 USD

Ian Perfitt

Admin

$180 USD

Edgewater Mut...

$21,435 USD

11/27/2021 Transferring funds raised from our V...

Lilly Wachowski

$13,000 USD

Sunjay Kumar

$5,058 USD

Crossroads Fund

$3,000 USD

Bruce Gingras

$2,700 USD

Incognito

$2,160 USD

Anonymous Amy

Revolutionary

$1,500 USD

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+$50.00USD
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Credit from Caro to Edgewater Mutual Aid

+$20.00USD
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+$10.00USD
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Today’s balance

$5,241.78 USD

Total raised

$64,055.97 USD

Total disbursed

$58,814.19 USD

Estimated annual budget

$26,148.07 USD

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News from Edgewater Mutual Aid

Updates on our activities and progress.

Supporting our Houseless Neighbors

Dear supporters and comrades, Edgewater Mutual Aid (EMA) and the Urban Bicycle Food Ministry (UBFM) have been distributing food/supplies to houseless communities in Chicago since the beginning of the pandemic. This...
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Published on November 24, 2020 by Krishna Kulkarni

Update on Transferring Funds from Venmo

We still receive donations to our Venmo (@EWmutualaid), so we are donating those to our open collective as Edgewater Mutual Aid. Recent donations like this were for $111 and $500.We appreciate Venmo for its ease of use and the ability to sh...
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Published on October 4, 2020 by Ren Gingras

About


The Edgewater Mutual Aid Network (EMAN) is a grassroots effort to share resources and build a network of support in our community. As an autonomous mutual aid network, we operate through an anti-capitalist lens driven by solidarity, not charity. Every dollar donated to Edgewater Mutual Aid Network goes back into our community through resources like our weekly grocery distro, our garden plot, and bill assistance. We are a grassroots, non-hierarchical, volunteer-only group funded entirely by our community. Make a donation today to support Edgewater neighbors through solidarity, not charity!  

As a small group with limited finances, we try to meet with neighbors and determine their needs as well as our own capacity, from boosting fundraisers to providing direct assistance. EMAN provides aid specifically to neighbors within Edgewater, and aims to build relationships instead of viewing aid as simply transactional.  

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