RESOURCES + ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT BLM
Want to help rebuild our city, feed people, offer support, but not sure where to start? We've complied a list of organizations in Minneapolis that are doing powerful work to keep people safe in the streets, defend IBPOC (indigenous, black, or people of color) communities from the police and white supremacists, and build long-term infrastructure to keep them safe and so much more.
Resources and Donation Organizations for BLM
George Floyd’s Family GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
Black Lives Matter https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019
Minnesota Freedom Fund
Justice for Breonna Taylor Petition and Fundraiser
How Can I Be A Better White Ally?
Black Revolutionary Readings
For More Petitions, Donations and Resources:
Donate food or other supplies:
- Mixed Blood Theatre Company is offering a food pantry from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1501 S. 4th St., Minneapolis. People seeking food or supplies can stop by during those hours, and donations can also be made during that time. Those who would like to volunteer to help operate the pantry or deliver to locations in Cedar Riverside can show up at 10 a.m., or throughout the day.
Drop off any food or supply donations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday or Thursday at Sanctuary Covenant Church, 710 W Broadway Ave., Minneapolis. Food is distributed to north Minneapolis residents in need from noon-2 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The church is also is need of volunteers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. To give money, go to http://sanctuarycov.org/give.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities, which has a club a block from 38th and Chicago that has turned into a food distribution site, is accepting donations for food, toiletries and other items for Minneapolis families. To donate, contact Mark Graves at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tony Arnold at email@example.com. To volunteer to help, contact Molly Hemes firstname.lastname@example.org. For financial donations, go to
https://boysandgirls.org/give/. (https://www.startribune.com/need-help-want-to-help-twin-cities-groups-offer-resources-fo r-folks-hurt-by-riots/570894392/)
Your purchase at NAPTIME this month is also helping too. 10% of your purchase all for the month of June will go to the Northside Business Support helping support businesses on Minneapolis’s Northside that have been impacted by recent demonstrations.