Clean up efforts
Local businesses owned by people of color need support repairing the damages to their buildings.
Community clean up events
Support the Cities
Information on Lake Street clean up and grocery donations. Volunteers need brooms, shovels, trash bags, , gloves. Plywood is also useful.
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center
The Mission of Hallie Q. Brown is to improve the quality of life in our community by providing access to critical human services, fostering and promoting personal growth, and developing community leadership. Volunteer. Donate.
MOODI (Mobile Outreach and Outdoor Drop-In)
Initiative of the Cultural Wellness Center in Minneapolis, providing immediate response and resources for people currently without shelter.
We Love Lake Street
Gathers donations for small businesses and non-profits on Lake Street in Minneapolis, to help with the clean-up effort, as is the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition.
The Okra Project
Combats food insecurity in black trans and gender-nonconforming communities. It set up two funds — the Tony McDade Mental Health Recovery Fund, for trans men, and the Nina Pop Mental Health Recovery Fund, for trans women — to help cover the costs of mental health therapy sessions with licensed black therapists. You can donate money here, and learn about donating services by following the links above.
Mutual Aid Fund
Good place to send community support amidst a pandemic. Find more info on where to look here.
Organization founded by Stacey Abrams that aims to end voter suppression and equalize voting rights and access for fairer elections.
Black Visions Collective
A black, trans, and queer-led social justice organization and legal fund that provides education and training in black and brown communities has set up a legal fund for Mpls.