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Happy Spring! We have been continuing to disperse funds to comrades in need and we continue our commitment to supporting the SHARE Program, and it's essential mutual aid work with houseless community members who are most directly impacted a...
Hello everyone! We have dispersed funds to comrades in need since the last update and we continue our commitment to supporting the SHARE Program, and it's essential mutual aid work with houseless community members who are most directly impa...
Hello everyone! First things first, if you are requesting funds please remember to fill out the Google form in order for us to evaluate need and approve the request! ( link to form: https://forms.gle/41TpQK7z83it7DPQ6). Monthly recurring do...
New Batch of Approvals and Update
Published on February 9, 2021 by Symbiosis PDX
Hello all! We have just recently approved a new batch of funds to be released to solidarity requester's along with payments for a few past months space usage for the Symbiosis Hub and Resource Exchange program, essential to our mutual aid w...
Hello supporters, Thank you again for your ongoing support. As you know our region was recently rocked by unprecedented wildfires. Thousands of people lost their homes and are still struggling. In response, Symbiosis PDX and our community p...
Fire Response Update
Published on September 11, 2020 by Symbiosis PDX
Dear supporters,First. Thank you so much for your continued solidarity. Your help has enabled our organization to rapidly put together a regional response to the fires that we expect to only compound the impacts of the virus. You can see ou...
July Update
Published on July 7, 2020 by Symbiosis PDX
Hi everyone! We’re still regularly dispersing funds, but our budget has been pretty low recently, which means we’ve slowed down our dispersal to every other week instead of weekly. We’re still trying to make sure the people who are most vul...
Less Than $2,000 Left!
Published on May 27, 2020 by Symbiosis PDX
Hey all!We continue to distribute funds to the community. We are happy to report that we have given out well over $28,000 to folks in need in PDX. Keep up donating and spreading the word about this fundraiser if you can so that we can ke...
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Hello all!Apologies for the delay since our last update. A lot of our time with fundraising has been occupied with working out the bugs of transferring to our new fiscal sponsor Since we moved over things have been going great and we are...
We are waiting for funds from our Stripe account to transfer into our bank account. We will then resubmit the the balance from the fundraiser withdraw we had to make. After that we will be able to begin making payouts again, apologies to...
Hey all,So far we have dispersed $17,000 in solidarity funds and have been able to assist over 50 of our most impacted community members. The fundraiser has been far more successful than we had ever imagined. As such we have needed to fi...
Today we just dispersed more funds to folks whose submissions we've had a chance to process. So far we have shared $11,064 and been able to give solidarity funds to 28 community members with urgent needs. Most recently we gave $1000 to s...
Over $3200 In Payouts So Far!
Published on April 2, 2020 by Symbiosis PDX
Hey all,So far we have been able to get over $3200 to folks who needed urgent funds in our community. We have been able to fund folks who have lost shelter housing, people in need of urgent medications and medical supplies and help out w...
Dear Portland Coronavirus Mutual Aid Fund supporters and supportees,First off thanks to all of the amazing and continued community support that folks have shown over the last week. It has been difficult for our fundraising team to keep w...
Community Mutual Aid Coalition!
Published on March 13, 2020 by Symbiosis PDX
We are currently forming a coalition of groups to coordinate grassroots response to the coronavirus. If you are a part of an affinity group, collective or organization that would like to get involved please email symbiosis.pdx@gmail.com