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North Brooklyn Mutual Aid

We connect individuals in North Brooklyn affected by the Covid-19 pandemic to organizations and volunteers in the Greenpoint and Williamsburg areas

300 Community Members Supported
$15,000
per year
Today's Balance
$58,270.85
Estimated Annual Budget
$91,860

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+ 830
Goal

As we enter our second year, we are fundraising to ensure NBK Mutual Aid initiatives can continue to support our community for the long-haul. Susta... Read more

$1,268.75 USD of $2,000 USD / month raised (63%)

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+ 61
One-time contribution
Care Kits

Help purchase toiletries for hygiene kits to support our unhoused neighbors.

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+ 23
One-time contribution
Community Compost

Support North Brooklyn Community Compost; $50 covers composting costs for 50 individuals.

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+ 38
One-time contribution
NBK Essentials

Provides essential items, a weekly meal, and other resources for our unhoused neighbors

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+ 11
One-time contribution
Groceries and Supplies for Families

$50 provides groceries for an individual for a week; $100 provides a family with groceries and supplies for a week.

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+ 40
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Grants

Join us as a partner to support the community. Email greenpointhelpers@gmail.com to collaborate.

Starts at$500 USD

Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
Square

$35,994.65 USD since Apr 2021

2
GoFundMe

$11,791.74 USD since May 2022

3
Hygiene Kits NBK (Venmo donations)

$9,507.53 USD since Nov 2020

4
The Brooklyn Brewery

$5,000 USD since Sep 2020

5
Tito's Handmade Vodka

$5,000 USD since Mar 2021

6
Vanguard Charitable

$5,000 USD since Apr 2022

7
NBK Essentials

$3,557 USD since Mar 2021

8
The Draper Foundation

$2,500 USD since Mar 2021

9
Walk With Frank Inc.

$1,900 USD since Jun 2021

10
NBK device drive

$1,380 USD since Jan 2021

Individuals

1
benjamin

$7,357.68 USD since Nov 2020

2
Kevin LaCherra

$3,581.72 USD since Jul 2020

3
Jason Chua

$3,500 USD since Dec 2020

4
Madison Gardner

$3,408 USD since Oct 2020

5
Incognito

$3,000 USD since Jun 2020

6
Garima Jajoo

$3,000 USD since Dec 2021

7
Guest

$3,000 USD since Feb 2022

8
Incognito

$2,700 USD since Jan 2021

9
Emily D'Angelo

$2,400 USD since Feb 2021

10
VITAL Brooklyn

$2,000 USD since Nov 2021

North Brooklyn Mutual Aid is all of us

Our contributors 840

Thank you for supporting North Brooklyn Mutual Aid.

Eleanor

Admin

$1,433 USD

Caitlin Kawag...

Admin

$50 USD

Square

$35,995 USD

GoFundMe

$11,792 USD

Hygiene Kits ...

Care Kits

$9,508 USD

benjamin

Send Relief Aid to Texas

$7,358 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

by Mariam

-$250.00 USD
Pending
Invoice #83713
Receipt #82465
cash assistance
Receipt #82878
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Today’s balance

$58,270.85 USD

Total raised

$206,431.46 USD

Total disbursed

$148,160.61 USD

Estimated annual budget

$91,859.94 USD

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News from North Brooklyn Mutual Aid

Updates on our activities and progress.

Supporting North Brooklyn

Hi everyone! This effort grew out of the North Brooklyn Mutual Aid initiative to help fundraise for individuals and families in need of assistance in our community. These funds will go towards providing hot meals, groceries, and supplies...
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Published on April 14, 2020 by Caitlin Kawaguchi

Conversations

Let’s get the discussion going! This is a space for the community to converse, ask questions, say thank you, and get things done together.

Donating Clothes and Appliances?

Published on September 2, 2020 by Brooke Bates

Hi there, Other than money and time, occasionally I also have clothes, books, toys, kitchen/house appliances, and pet food available to donate as well. Assuming that NBMA doesn't accept them, do you have any suggestions where else I could s...

About


North Brooklyn Mutual Aid is a community group of neighbors helping neighbors and building a more sustainable, equitable community.
 
To date, we have coordinated hundreds of neighbors to deliver over 10,000 meals to families in need, delivered over 12,000 masks in partnership with Face Mask Aid, and maintain an up-to-date online directory of local aid information, essential businesses and services. 
 
We also support a number of community initiatives, including:
  • North Brooklyn Compost Project: We’ve processed nearly 40,000 pounds of compost, and continue to collect composting on Sundays! (For more, follow @nbkcompost + @bkscrapshuttle)
  • Greenpoint Community Fridge and Cooper Park Fridge: Maintained entirely by volunteers, the Fridges have food for anyone who needs it — helping fight food insecurity and eliminate food waste in our community. (For more, follow @nbkfridges)
  • Hygiene Kits: 500 kits a month are distributed to support our unhoused neighbors — every kit includes items like hand sanitizer, soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, a mask, and more, along with a handwritten encouraging note. (For more, follow @hygienekitsnbk)
  • NBK Stewards: Help keep our parks clean! The stewards are leading park and open space cleanups in the neighborhood. (For more, follow @nbkstewards

And many more! To learn more about our community initiatives, check out our newsletter.
 
Other ways to connect and support:
Want to volunteer? Sign up here.
In need of assistance? Fill out our form here.
 
Stay connected online:
Greenpoint Strong Slack Group (Williamsburg residents welcome too!)
 
Additional Resources:
 
Contact: greenpointhelpers@gmail.com or 646-389-6016

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