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The Love Fridge

The Love Fridge is a Chicago mutual aid group grounded in food, working to place community refrigerators across the city. We are powered by kindness, generosity, love, and the belief that being able to feed yourself is a right, not a privilege.

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While placing fridges is our bread and butter, we’re excited to announce a new initiative from The Love Fridge. We are partnering with Chefs and re... Read more

$926.50 USD of $3,000 USD / month raised (31%)

Starts at$10 USD / month

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Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
The Love Fridge Chicago Mutual Aid Network

$31,720.91 USD since Dec 2020

2
Treasures Jewelry

$10,000 USD since May 2021

3
Thankul for Chicago

$8,076.26 USD since Apr 2021

4
The Chicago Community Foundation

$6,000 USD since Jul 2022

5
First Watch Restaurants, Inc.

$5,010.99 USD since May 2021

6
Nourish Chicago

$3,100 USD since May 2021

7
Tusk Philanthropies

$1,800 USD since May 2021

8
Topel Forman LLC

$1,500 USD since Feb 2021

9
Fidelity Charitable

$1,000 USD since Feb 2021

10
Gracepoint Chicago Hyde Park

$800 USD since Apr 2021

Individuals

1
Conant Family Foundation

$10,000 USD since Sep 2021

2
Richard Stewart

$2,797 USD since Apr 2021

3
Shea Shumpert

$2,000 USD since Jan 2021

4
Roger Guerrero

$2,000 USD since Jan 2021

5
Tom Burtonwood

$1,480 USD since Dec 2020

6
John Pobojewski

$1,400 USD since Jan 2021

7
Charles E Davis

$1,300 USD since Jan 2021

8
Dan Milligan

$1,295 USD since Nov 2021

9
Eric Von Haynes

$1,137.96 USD since Dec 2020

10
Incognito

$1,125 USD since Jan 2021

The Love Fridge is all of us

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Thank you for supporting The Love Fridge.

Eric Von Haynes

Admin

$1,138 USD

Radius

Core Contributor

$50 USD

Lisa Armstrong

Admin

$40 USD

Velma Smith

Admin

$20 USD

Risa Haynes

Core Contributor

James Wurm

Core Contributor

The Love Frid...

$31,721 USD

Treasures Jew...

Full Circle (Monthly Donation)

$10,000 USD

Conant Family...

Englewood Community Fridge ...

$10,000 USD

Contributions


Recurring Contributions

Amount contributed

$100.00 USD / month

($100 + $0 )

Contributed to date

$2,600.00 USD

West Side Mutual Aid

Active contribution

Amount contributed

$100.00 USD / month

($100 + $0 )

Contributed to date

$2,300.00 USD

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Monthly financial contribution to The Love Fridge

Credit from Zipporah Goldenfeld to The Love Fridge

+$10.00USD
Completed
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Financial contribution to The Love Fridge

Credit from Karen Dworak to The Love Fridge

+$20.00USD
Completed
Contribution #597880
Financial contribution to The Love Fridge

Credit from Carla & Dennis Benard to The Love Fridge

+$100.00USD
Completed
Contribution #597753
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Today’s balance

$72,693.58 USD

Total raised

$130,800.88 USD

Total disbursed

$58,107.30 USD

Estimated annual budget

$35,733.15 USD

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News from The Love Fridge

Updates on our activities and progress.

Solar Fridge In Englewood

We’re excited to introduce Chicago's first solar-powered community fridge! In partnership with (...
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Published on September 18, 2022 by Eric Von Haynes

Fighting Food Insecurity With Love Fridges

Full Circle / The Love Fridge program featured on Newsy. The Love Fridge initiative: Full Circle was featured on a Newsy segment this week focused o...
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Published on November 22, 2021 by Eric Von Haynes

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Love Fridges seek to nourish Chicago communities with food and support

Published on September 15, 2022 by Eric Von Haynes

Love Fridges seek to nourish Chicago communities with food and support...

Sunday in Englewood

Published on September 15, 2022 by Eric Von Haynes

We’re excited to introduce Chicago's first solar-powered community fridge! In partnership with @nicole_taryn of @gettinggrowncollective and...

About


Our Mission

The Love Fridge is a Chicago mutual aid collecitve
grounded in food, working to place community
refrigerators across the city. We are powered by
kindness, generosity, love, and the belief that
being able to feed yourself is a right, not a
privilege.
Our goal is to nourish our communities while
combating food scarcity and food waste, and
working with other like-minded community
partners.
“At the community refrigerators, neighbors are
welcome to take whatever they want and donate
what they don’t need. The motto is ‘you take 
what you need, leave what you can.’”

Our team

Radius

Core Contributor

Risa Haynes

Core Contributor

James Wurm

Core Contributor