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Fines and Fees Freedom Fund

We aim to help end poverty-based incarceration by strategically paying fines and fees for those who can't afford to

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Help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 to cancel 10-35 warrants for arrest. Read more

$5,299.06 USD of $5,000 USD raised (106%)

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Mary Kennedy

$2,000 USD since Jun 2022

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Guest

$1,050 USD since May 2022

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Avery Gilbert

$1,000 USD since Jun 2022

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Guest

$950 USD since Feb 2024

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Eduardo

$500 USD since May 2023

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Alejandra Uria

$475 USD since May 2022

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Antonio Del Vecchio

$400 USD since May 2023

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Bella Gianani

$300 USD since Jun 2022

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Matthew

$150 USD since Jun 2022

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For Alejandra

$150 USD since Mar 2023

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Guest

$150 USD since Nov 2023

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Kemela David

$140 USD since Jun 2022

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Bianca & Iz

$100 USD since Jan 2023

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Grace Gana

$100 USD since Mar 2023

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$100 USD since Mar 2023

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Tsai CITY at Yale University

$27,000 USD since Jun 2023

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Thank you for supporting Fines and Fees Freedom Fund.

Alejandra Uria

Admin

$475 USD

Tsai CITY at ...

$27,000 USD

Mary Kennedy

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$2,000 USD

Guest

$1,050 USD

Avery Gilbert

$1,000 USD

Guest

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$950 USD

Eduardo

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$500 USD

Antonio Del V...

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$400 USD

Bella Gianani

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$300 USD

Matthew

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$150 USD

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Today’s balance

$29,632.64 USD

Total raised

$32,444.04 USD

Total disbursed

$2,811.40 USD

Estimated annual budget

$32,062.89 USD

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News from Fines and Fees Freedom Fund

Updates on our activities and progress.

2023 Year-End Update

Dear all, We are reaching out on behalf of the Fines and Fees Freedom Fund to provide a year-end update on the debt relief and advocacy made possible by your support. Because you have supported our work - by sharing your insights, experienc...
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Published on December 5, 2023 by Liam Grace-Flood

Year-End Update

Dear Collective, We write to provide a year-end update on the debt and jail relief made possible by your generous contributions. After launching our project in June of this year, your donations have relieved 6 people of $2,123 in criminal d...
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Published on December 20, 2022 by Alejandra Uria

About


The Fines and Fees Freedom Fund aims to alleviate the heavy burden of criminal debt for those most at risk of incarceration for failure to pay. We firmly believe that no one should go to jail because they cannot afford to escape debt. We also acknowledge this is a systemic issue that demands legislative and policy reform. We uplift the work of advocates fighting for this systemic end to the poverty-incarceration cycle. In the meantime, we’re here to provide some relief.

This effort originated from the Strategic Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School. Through working with incarcerated clients, it became apparent that - in addition to the need for ongoing legal and systems change efforts, there are people at risk of incarceration who cannot wait for policy change. Since then, we’ve worked to help donors pay people’s fines and fees, to raise awareness of the issue, and to support the movement for systemic change.

Read more about the cause and our work at finesandfeesfreedom.fund

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