Open Collective
Open Collective

Supplies & Storage Monthly Backer

help cover supplies for on the ground and our storage space

Many people are released from Cook County Jail in unsafe weather conditions wearing only a tshirt or one thin layer of clothing, even in freezing cold Chicago temperatures. Our work becomes even more important when the weather turns extreme. We do everything we can to keep folks warm/ cool, hydrated, and get them home safely. 

The food, drinks, and especially water given to those held in Cook County Jail are for sure unappetizing, but can also even be dangerous to consume (reports of lockjaw or serious illness from unsafe drinking water at CCJ are not uncommon). Many people are very hungry and thirsty upon release. We provide drinks to rehydrate folks and tasty portable snacks for their trip home. Their families and loved ones who sometimes wait over 8 hours for them to be processed out can also benefit from a snack or drink while they wait. No one is turned away. 

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Goal $2,000 USD / mo.

Amount raised

$715.50 USD / month

Still to contribute

$1,284.50 USD / month

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55 individuals have contributed to this goal

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DFL

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$9,125 USD

Daniella Mazzio

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$410 USD

Sarah Coulson

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$305 USD

Nathan Fielder

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$267 USD

Dann McKeegan

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$260 USD

Mal Burns

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$250 USD

Adnan Sheikh

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$250 USD

ERD

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$225 USD

tryllid

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$220 USD

Samuel Kunkel

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$215 USD

Incognito

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$210 USD

Mackenzee Grz...

Supplies & Storage Monthly ...

$210 USD

$2,000 USD / mo. goal

$716 USD / mo. raised (36%)

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