Comrade Co-op

Building community through mutual aid in Denver, with a focus on food equity and sustainability.

Costco Run!
$1,800
per year
Today's Balance
$7,320.11
Estimated Annual Budget
$13,806

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Product

A variety of veggies, herbs, and flowers to help your garden flourish. Order one at no cost, or donate what you think is fair to help keep this pro... Read more

Latest activity by


+ 14
Goal

Monthly Donation for Ongoing Expenses

Help cover our regular expenses and build our fund by making a monthly donation! This will go toward purchasing staple ingredients like flour, oil,... Read more

$703 USD of $1,000 USD / month raised (70%)

Starts at$1 USD / month

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+ 26
Goal

Gardener's Market Startup Costs

Starting this spring, we will be hosting regular Gardener's Markets in the food desert of North Denver. Funds will go toward purchasing seeds and s... Read more

$1,495.53 USD of $1,200 USD raised (125%)

Starts at$1 USD

Latest activity by


+ 9
Custom contribution

Donation

Make a custom one-time or recurring contribution.

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+ 76

Projects

Support the following initiatives from Comrade Co-op.

Project

Emergency Shelter and Gear for Unhoused Neighbors

Collect items such as tents, sleeping bags, menstrual products, baby formula, etc. to help our un...

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
Incognito

$4k USD since Dec 2020

2
El

$879 USD since Nov 2020

3
Incognito

$600 USD since Dec 2020

4
Incognito

$600 USD since Dec 2020

5
Barbara Verzos

$500 USD since Mar 2021

6
Marley Silverman

$300 USD since Dec 2020

7
Ashley Thompson

$250 USD since Feb 2021

8
Catherine Wise to remember John Beck

$210 USD since Mar 2021

9
Madeleine

$200 USD since Feb 2021

10
Kate

$200 USD since Feb 2021

11
Nancy

$200 USD since Mar 2021

12
eScot & Fara

$150 USD since Feb 2021

13
Katrina Steinman

$100 USD since Feb 2021

14
Guest

$100 USD since Mar 2021

15
Jordan G

$75 USD since Dec 2020

Organizations

1
Long Leftist

$500 USD since Jan 2021

Comrade Co-op is all of us

Our contributors 82

Thank you for supporting Comrade Co-op.

El

Admin

$879 USD

Olive

Admin

Incognito

$4,020 USD

Incognito

Monthly Donation for Ongoin...

$600 USD

Incognito

Monthly Donation for Ongoin...

$600 USD

Long Leftist

Gardener's Market Startup C...

$500 USD

Barbara Verzos

Gardener's Market Startup C...

$500 USD

Marley Silverman

Monthly Donation for Ongoin...

$300 USD

Ashley Thompson

Monthly Donation for Ongoin...

$250 USD

Catherine Wis...

Gardener's Market Startup C...

$210 USD

Madeleine

Monthly Donation for Ongoin...

$200 USD

Kate

Monthly Donation for Ongoin...

$200 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

-$33.96 USD
Paid
Receipt #42902
-$222.54 USD
Pending
Receipt #42629
Monthly financial contribution to Comrade Co-op (Monthly ...

from Eden Conner

+$10.00USD
Completed
$
Today’s balance

$7,320.11 USD

Total raised

$9,900.69 USD

Total disbursed

$2,580.58 USD

Estimated annual budget

$13,806.34 USD

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News from Comrade Co-op

Updates on our activities and progress.

March Update! Cookout, cold weather, and co-op news.

March was a big month for us over at the co-op! At the beginning of the month, we held our first community cookout. The next week, we prepped for a historic blizzard and planted the first seeds in the greenhouse. All of this while continuin...
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Published on March 29, 2021 by El

50 Contributors!

We recently hit a big milestone--there are now 50 individuals who have supported us here on Open Collective! Thank you all so much for your support. We have some big things coming that we can't wait to share with you all. Stay tuned!
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Published on March 3, 2021 by El

First Week on Open Collective

We have been live on Open Collective for one week! Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far. Right now we are focused on serving hot meals to our unhoused neighbors, while also planning for our big spring/summer projects. Stay t...
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Published on December 11, 2020 by El

About


Comrade Co-op began humbly as a small breakfast burrito operation running out of a drink cooler, with the intention of providing unhoused Denverites a hot breakfast. The more time we spent out in the unhoused encampments, the more food donations started coming our way. Within two months, morning burrito distribution had transformed into an all-out effort to provide hot meals to our unhoused neighbors. Because a large portion of the food we receive is destined for the landfill, food waste mitigation is a foundation of our work. We believe that the intersection of racism, food waste, houselessness, hunger, and capitalism cannot be overstated. Comrade Co-op serves to fight these injustices through community building and skill-sharing. When we come together, we are fully capable of taking care of one another.

Our team

El

Admin

Olive

Admin