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Minority, Women, &/or Nonprofit Owned Local Businesses: Mutual Aid Listings

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19th Ward Mutual Aid (in Beverly)
http://19aid.com/
Beverly Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:773-980-6043
On the southwest side, 19th Ward Mutual Aid group is a group of neighborhood volunteers who want to help neighbors during this time.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Albany Park Mutual Aid
https://www.albanyparkmutualaid.com/
Albany Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL 60625
tel:312-854-9741
Albany Park Mutual Aid is designed for easily helping one another.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Animal Cafe Food Assistance Program (Red Door Animal Shelter)
http://www.reddoorshelter.org/animal_cafe_program.php
Care for Real, 5339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-764-2242
CAFÉ is a pet food assistance program on the first Thursday of every month with pet food and cat litter at Care for Real, 5339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60640.
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals
Augustana Lutheran Church Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Hyde Park)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
5500 S Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Autonomous Tenants Union
http://www.autonomoustenantsunion.org
Chicago, IL
tel:872-216-5288
Volunteer tenants collective providing know your rights education and financial support
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Avondale Mutual Aid
https://www.avondalemutualaid.org/
Avondale Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:708-620-7941
Avondale Mutual Aid is an all-volunteer group operating in the Avondale neighborhood in Chicago.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Belmont Cragin Mutual Aid
https://www.facebook.com/BelmontCraginChicagoMutualAid/
Belmont Cragin Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Belmont Cragin Mutual Aid is neighbors helping neighbors during the covid crisis to help folks get food, supplies, masks and gloves.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Berwyn Cicero Mutual Aid
https://www.facebook.com/groups/BerwynCiceroMutualAid/
Cicero and Berwyn Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Best Buddies Pet Pantry
http://www.bestbuddiespetpantry.org/
Duneland Community Center, 801 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304
tel:219-728-1401
Monthly free pet box available for pick up. Details on website. 2 pets maximum per household. ​Must be 21 years old, provide valid ID and proof of residency.
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals
Books for Free Chicago Avondale (Books4Cause)
https://www.books4cause.com/free-bookstore/
2931 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
tel:847-423-2179
Chicago's first free bookstore
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Books for Free Skokie (Books4Cause)
http://www. books4cause.com
3415 Madison St., Skokie, IL 60076
tel:847-423-2179
Skokie's first free bookstore
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Brave Space Alliance Free Store
https://bravespacealliance.org/resources/community-pantry/bsa-free-store/
1515 E. 52nd Place, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60615
tel:872-333-5199
Brave Space Alliance provides non-perishable food items, masks, hand sanitizers, and other essential supplies to individuals who are Black and Brown queer and trans people in need.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Breathing Room Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Back of the Yards)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
1434 W. 51st St., Chicago, IL 60609 (on Bishop/51st)
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Bronzeville/Kenwood Mutual Aid
https://bapa.org/19th-ward-mutual-aid-continues-to-assist-neighbors/
Bronzeville/Kenwood Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-945-6647
Bronzeville/Kenwood Mutual Aid (BKMA) is a grassroots group of neighbors, friends, and families who use mutual aid and exchange principles to address, heal and acknowledge our communities’ strengths, gifts, and needs.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Bruno's Pro-Bone-O Pet Pantry​
http://www.brunospantry.com/
P.O. Box 482, Geneva, Illinois 60134
tel:630-926-3610
Bruno’s Pro-Bone-O-Pet Pantry mission is to ensure that families in temporary financial crisis, the elderly, the disabled, the working poor, military veterans, or before anyone needing help, should never have to choose between feeding their pets or their family.
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals
Buy Nothing Albany Park & Mayfair
https://www.facebook.com/groups/818738698995965
Albany Park and Mayfair Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Arlington Heights
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1591495514357451/
Arlington Heights, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Hyde Park and Kenwood
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1616533785274515/
Hyde Park and Kenwood Neighorboods, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Jefferson Park
https://www.facebook.com/groups/387225938290422/
Jefferson Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Lakeview
https://www.facebook.com/groups/365334813869101/
Lakeview Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Logan Square
https://www.facebook.com/groups/810761978958821/
Logan Square Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Portage Park
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2018927151758871/
Portage Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Ravenswood
https://www.facebook.com/groups/228914342103836
Ravenswood Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing River North & Loop
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1504726476470718/
River North & Loop Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Buy Nothing Rogers Park
https://www.facebook.com/groups/198785527693897/
Rogers Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Share, get, repeat. Buy nothing. Trash nothing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Care Packages for Black TGNC Folks (Molasses)
https://www.molasseschicago.com/general-6
Chicago, IL
tel:708-275-8113
Molasses is a Chicago-based collective manifested by and for black, trans and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) artists and organizers. Molasses offers limited care packages for Black queer and trans folks.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Catatumbo Cooperative Farm
https://www.facebook.com/CatatumboCooperative/
Chicago, IL
Catatumbo Cooperative Farm is an emerging immigrant, queer, gender non conforming, workers’ cooperative.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Chicago Community Jail Support
https://chicago-community-jail-support.webnode.page/
2700 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Chicago Latina Moms Mutual Aid
https://www.chicagolatinamoms.com/
Little Village and Pilsen Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Chicago Volunteer Doulas
https://www.chicagovolunteerdoulas.org/
P.O. Box 5851, Chicago, IL 60680
Chicago Volunteer Doula's is a birth justice organization providing comprehensive doula support with a focus on vulnerable communities in the Chicagoland area.
Nonprofit that benefits Health
Chinese Mutual Aid Association Chicago
https://www.chinesemutualaid.org
1016 W. Argyle St, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-784-2900
Free services range from employment assistance, translation, healthcare, training, immigration support, adult education, in-home services, etc.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Comida Para el Pueblo Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Pilsen)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
1855 S Blue Island Ave., Chicago, IL 60608
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Den, The (Brave Space Alliance)
https://bravespacealliance.org/resources/gender-affirming-resources/the-den/
1515 E. 52nd Place, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60615
tel:872-333-5199
Brave Space Alliance's The Den is a trans-masculine oriented room offering NEW ITEMS for BIPOC trans and queer folks and sex workers to pick up for free!
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Edgebrook and Forest Glen Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6lSB2uUYw1r3z4IMktxqSbRdDh484A5VidH8gKcYVuGx6zQ/viewform
Edgebrook and Forest Glen Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:224-698-7065
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Edgewater Mutual Aid
https://edgewatermutualaid.org/
Edgewater Neighborhood, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:312-324-4378
Grassroots effort aiming to provide critical relief and engage in mutual aid practices with those in Edgewater
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Elpeeda Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Rogers Park)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
Honeybear Cafe, 7036 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60626
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Emergency Monetary Aid for Black TGNC Folks (Molasses)
https://www.molasseschicago.com/general-6
Chicago, IL
tel:708-275-8113
Molasses is a Chicago-based collective manifested by and for black, trans and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) artists and organizers. Molasses offers direct monetary aid to Black trans, gender-nonconforming, non-binary, genderfluid, and non-cisgender people.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Femme Defensa Mutual Aid
https://linktr.ee/femmedefensa
Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Survivor coalition, para nosotres de nosotres. Te amamos te creemos.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
For the People Artists Collective
http://www.forthepeoplecollective.org
Chicago, IL
For the People Artists Collective is a squad of Black artists and artists of color in Chicago that strives to make the radical power of art accessible to organizations and efforts that want to build visibly stronger and more irresistible movements for liberation.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Free Farmers Market (Chicagoland Food Sovereignty Coalition)
https://www.chifoodsovereignty.com/about
Chicago, IL
tel:312-971-7195
Free food pantry organized monthly. Visit website for details.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Freebies for Families in memory of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez
https://www.swcollective.org/freebies-for-families
4444 S Pulaski Rd., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60632
tel:708-740-8914
Freebies for Families in memory of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, a young mom from Pilsen who was tragically killed while trying to get some free baby clothes via a Facebook connection. Guardians in need - and those wishing to unload gently used baby and kid items - can safely drop off, pick up or both at this bi-monthly event.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Freecycle
https://www.freecycle.org/find-towns
Throughout Chicagoland
The Freecycle Network is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and keeping good stuff out of landfills.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Frieda's Place
https://www.friedasplacechicago.org/
1438 W 51st St., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:773-980-6043
Frieda’s Place is a community-based organization that exists to meet the needs of individuals in Chicago experiencing poverty and hunger. They provide food, clothing, and other available resources needed to improve the quality of life.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Friendship Pet Food Pantry
https://friendshipcenterchicago.org/pet-pantry/
2711 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
tel:773-907-6388
The Friendship Pet Food Pantry provides free, nutritious dog and cat food for Chicago residents who are in need of temporary assistance to feed their pets.
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals
Gage Park Latinx Council Mutual Aid
https://www.gplxc.org/
2711 W. 51st St, Chicago, IL 60632
tel:708-872-8798
Creating intentional spaces to inspire connection. Providing access to the services our community needs. Providing a safe space for creative expression.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Getting Grown Collective
https://www.gettinggrowncollective.com
6344 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60621
tel:312-854-9741
Getting Grown Collective works to equip Black and Brown communities in the Chicagoland area with tools required to develop self-sustaining knowledge by supporting community-driven agriculture projects, collaborating with food and environmental policy makers, activating multi-generational engagement with agriculture and providing alternative access to health professionals and healthy lifestyle options.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Getting Grown Collective Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Englewood)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
6344 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60621
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Good Neighbor Love Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in West Lawn)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
6601 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60629
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Grow Greater Englewood
http://www.growgreater.org
815 W. 63rd Street, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60621
Social enterprise that works in partnership with community stakeholders to develop local food economies & land sovereignty which empower residents to thrive
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. Foundation
https://gyrlsinthehood.com/
Chicago, IL
tel: 312-686-0076
Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. Foundation provides Chicagoland girls with a variety of services, including providing reproductive and sexual health education so they can make informed decisions.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Healing in Action
http://www.healingtoaction.org
Chicago, IL
Healing to Action's mission is to end gender-based violence by building the leadership and collective power of communities most impacted.
Nonprofit that supports Healthcare & Anti-violence
Hermosa Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeBWuyykI-xLUQeD9peoEX8sh-_6fSGw3KnCfDEMyRbUTVVmA/viewform
Hermosa Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:773-236-7760
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Honey Marz (24/7 Love Fridge in Avondale)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
3361 N. Elston Ave., Chicago, IL (Located on the corner of Roscoe & Elston behind Honey Butter Fried Chicken)
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Humboldt Park Love Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Humboldt Park)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
2712 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Humboldt Park Solidarity Network
https://airtable.com/shrtpzVuMVaCeaQmJ
3519 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL
tel:312-883-7526
We are friends and neighbors living in Humboldt Park, working to help each other out.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Hyde Park Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScgPNQnYm0O2tDVCauX7z3mXxh-Rkeoi346vxd0ZLeKN8dxEA/viewform
Hyde Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Mutual aid to Hyde Park. Solidarity not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Irving Park Mutual Aid
https://opencollective.com/irving-park-mutual-aid
Irving Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:773-231-7310
In every corner of Irving Park mutual aid volunteers are making deliveries to and checking up on our neighbors in need
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Jefferson and Gladstone Park Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeUdLA9k2TNbcmomu4GKW25VLf2fv8v9zE_yFHM9tvohXa45g/viewform
Jefferson Park and Gladstone Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:773-270-1288
Al-volunteer group who has assembled to care for our local community during this time
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
K.E.E.N. (Kids Enjoying Exercise Now, Free fun for everyone)
https://www.keenchicago.org
3628 S Wallace St., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:312-876-2535
All KEEN programs are: Absolutely Free, Volunteer-Run, Age Appropriate & Non-Competitive, Open, Unstructured and Flexible, Tailored for Each Athlete's Needs, Inclusive Regardless of Severity of Disabilities
Nonprofit that benefits Healthcare
Kindness Korner Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in East Side)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
11201 S Ave G, Chicago, IL 60617
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Lakeview/Lincoln Park Mutual Aid Network
https://sites.google.com/view/llma/home
Lakeview and Lincoln Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-775-2391
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
LetUsBreathe Collective, The
https://www.letusbreathecollective.com/
1434 W. 51st St., Chicago, IL 60609
The #LetUsBreathe Collective of artists, educators, healers, and organizers to love and transform themselves, their families, their communities, and their cities through radical imagination and healing.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Lincoln Square Ravenswood Solidarity Network
https://www.lsrsn.org/
Lincoln Square Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:224-458-4666
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Little Village Mutual Aid
https://www.facebook.com/tcepchicago/
2832 W 24th Blvd, Chicago, IL 60623
tel:708-885-9388
Telpochcalli Community Education Project (TCEP) and Únete La Villita
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Logan Square Mutual Aid
https://www.logansquaremutualaid.org/
Logan Square Neighborhood, Chicago, IL 60647
tel:773-234-8313
Logan Square Mutual Aid is here to make helping one another easy. Solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Love Shack Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Little Village)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
2751 W 21st St., Chicago, IL 60623
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Makeup Room, The (Brave Space Alliance)
https://bravespacealliance.org/resources/gender-affirming-resources/the-makeup-room/
1515 E. 52nd Place, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60615
tel:872-333-5199
Brave Space Alliance's Makeup Room is a trans-feminine oriented room offering NEW ITEMS for BIPOC trans and queer folks and sex workers to pick up for free!
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Marz Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Bridgeport)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
3630 S Iron St., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
McKinley Park Mutual Aid
https://www.facebook.com/McKinleyParkMutualAid/
McKinley Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-772-4806
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Northside Community Resources
https://www.northsidecommunityresources.org/
1530 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, IL 60626
tel:773-338-7722
Northside Community Resources' mission is to build and strengthen communities among the diverse populations of Chicago's North Side.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Northwest Side Solidarity Network
https://www.northwestsidesolidarity.com/
Northwest Side Suburban Chicagoland
Network of neighbors on the Northwest side of Chicago who work in solidarity with mutual aid groups across the city to ensure all our neighbors have access to the resources they need
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Oak Park Mutual Aid
https://www.facebook.com/groups/506272273660577/
Oak Park, IL
tel:708-628-8373
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Oasis de Yum at La Roca Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Brighton Park)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
2959 W. Pershing Rd., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Obies Pet Pantry
https://www.obispetpantry.org/
5023 W 64th Place, Chicago, IL 60638
tel:773-680-5819
The Friendship Pet Food Pantry provides free, nutritious dog and cat food for Chicago residents who are in need of temporary assistance to feed their pets.
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals
Organized Communities Against Deportations
https://www.organizedcommunities.org/
Chicago, IL
tel:855-435-7693
If you or a loved one are facing deportation proceedings, call our support hotline at 1-855-435-7693 or request a call back.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
PO Box Collective
https://poboxcollective.us/
Rogers Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:773- 216-5556
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Patchwork Farms Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Humboldt Park)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
2825 W Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Pet Food Bank (Paws Chicago)
https://www.pawschicago.org/pet-resource-center/pet-food-bank/
3516 W. 26th St., Chicago, IL 60623
tel:773-217-9113
Completely mobile: offering contactless drop offs for residents of Englewood and Back of the Yards only. Residents can call 773-217-9113 to register. Making deliveries to families who would otherwise be faced with relinquishing their pet without our support.
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals
Pet Mutual Aid (One Tail at a Time)
https://www.onetail.org/petmutualaid/
2144 N Wood, Chicago, IL 60614
One Tail at a Time Pet Mutual Aid (“PMA”) is a combination of community-centric programming aimed at sharing our resources (housing program, to people and pet food pantries, vaccine clinics, trap-neuter-return, no-cost vet care, and more) with our neighbors across Chicagoland.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Pilsen Solidarity Network
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScRMcCYmYeXAglJ6r_S9cj8N353esxRbo7D_NtPJ1kyvKs5kg/viewform
Pilsen Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:917-747-8651
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Plant Chicago
http://www.plantchicago.org
4459 S Marshfield Ave., Chicago, IL
tel:773-847-5523
Plant Chicago's mission is to cultivate local circular economies.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Plant Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Back of the Yards)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
1400 W. 46th St., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Port Ministries Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Back of the Yards)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
5017 S. Hermitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Portage Park Mutual Aid
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1195127357553811/
Portage Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-854-9851
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Prairie Ave Love Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in South Loop )
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
2023 S Prairie Ave., Chicago, IL 60616
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
QT Shop (Brave Space Alliance's Clothing & Accessories Shop)
https://bravespacealliance.org/resources/gender-affirming-resources/qt-shop/
1515 E. 52nd Place, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60615
tel:872-333-5199
Brave Space Alliance’s QT Shop (Queer & Trans) is a free initiative for LGBTQ+ community members to choose from donated clothing and accessories based on their needs.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Resident Association of Greater Englewood
https://ragenglewood.org/
tel:866-845-1032
The mission of the Resident Association of Greater Englewood is to create tangible solutions and mobilize residents and resources to restore our community.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Rodfei Zedek Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Hyde Park)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60637
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Rogers Park Free Store
https://opencollective.com/rpfreestore
1407 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, IL
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Roscoe Village-North Center Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RHRG6q3jg2bfdwQlIkhXansfqw_7jNBXOsOI9GAksXs/viewform?edit_requested=true&fbclid=IwAR0_lqoliKhjeHCkvrL0ABsE-ZYkGwdAOjD8Nl-XBBwHVCdOtywwDWvRYmQ
Roscoe Village and North Center Neighborhoods, Chicago, IL
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Sacred Keepers Fridge (Thurs & Fri 12-4pm Love Fridge in Bronzeville)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
4445 S. King Dr., Chicago, IL 60653
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Sharehouse (Share Our House Mutual Aid)
https://shareourspare.org/sharehouse/
3800 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641
tel:773-657-3117
The Sharehouse offers over 150 weekly visitors a bright, inviting and ADA accessible place to volunteer, “shop” the shelves as an agency partner, hold meetings and group activities, and be part of a caring community.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
South Loop Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfAZ-GFsU3aKV7l_9B_mM9ph9Wr1RBninQW5N2Xra9nOBdqKA/viewform
South Loop Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:708-953-8481
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
South Shore Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in South Shore)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
2465 E 74th St., Chicago, IL 60649
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Southwest Collective, The
https://www.swcollective.org
4444 S Pulaski Rd., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60632
tel:708-740-8914
The Collective is a collection of groups dedicated to specific initiatives on the southwest side of Chicago offering free programs for community members.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Star Farm Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Back of the Yards)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
5155 S. Wolcott Ave., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Stone Temple Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in North Lawndale)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
3622 W Douglas Blvd., Chicago, IL 60623
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Su Casa Catholic Worker
https://sucasacw.org/
5045 S. Laflin St., Chicago, IL 60609
tel:773-376-9263
Su Casa Catholic Worker is a house of hospitality and intentional community rooted in the Catholic Worker tradition and located in Back-of-the-Yards, Chicago. The community welcomes homeless families, provides meals and service to the neighborhood, and engages in activism.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Suburban Solidarity Network
https://www.facebook.com/SuburbanSolidarityNetwork/
North Suburban Chicagoland
Suburban Solidarity Network is a mutual aid network run completely by volunteers in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Take It Off Your Plate Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in Grand Boulevard)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
332 E 51st St, Chicago, IL 60615 (Behind Last Lap Corner Store at Boxville)
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Teamwork Englewood
http://www.teamworkenglewood.org
815 W. 63rd Street, Suite 2, Chicago, IL 60621
tel: 773-488-6600
Teamwork Englewood's goal is to unite the many organizations serving Englewood residents and work toward the common goal of building a stronger community. Programs include reentry, women's institute, health, etc.
Nonprofit that supports the Community
Trash Nothing
https://trashnothing.com/beta/chicago-freecycle
Throughout Chicagoland
Share and get great free stuff. No trash.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Tri-Taylor Mutual Aid
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0Jww1_sRwaPdxml8xhhMbGzLObWGhbjrZa49wHZTIo_mhtw/viewform
Tri-Taylor Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-870-0760
All-volunteer grassroots group operating in the Near West Side (Tri-Taylor and adjacent neighborhoods)
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Ukrainian Village Mutual Aid
https://www.ukvmutualaid.com/
Ukrainian Village Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-298-9328
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Uptown Buena Park Solidarity Network
https://twitter.com/ubpsn
Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:312-854-9215
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Urban Growers Collective
http://www.urbangrowerscollective.org
1200 W. 35th St., #118, Chicago, IL 60609
tel:773-376-8882
Urban Growers Collective cultivate nourishing environments which support health, economic development, healing, and creativity through urban agriculture.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
West Ridge Fridge (24/7 Love Fridge in West Ridge)
https://www.thelovefridge.com/
6328 N California Ave., Chicago, IL 60659
tel:312-854-9741
The Love Fridge is a collective that practices mutual aid grounded in food. Feeding oneself is not a privilege, but a right. With food insecurity at an all-time high, keeping our communities fed is now more important than ever.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
West Town Mutual Aid
https://sites.google.com/view/westtownmutualaid/
West Town Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
tel:773-245-6846
Mutual Aid is grassroots community-based solidarity, not charity.
Ownership is Volunteer Association for the Mutual Aid of Community Members
Wet Nose Pet Food Pantry
https://wetnosepetfoodpantry.webstarts.com/
604 Illinois, Lemont, IL 60439
tel:708-480-2548
Pet food pick up is available by appointment only monthly
Nonprofit that benefits Pets & Animals