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Germantown Community Fridges

Fiscal Host: Mission Forward

We are a mutual aid group fighting hunger and food insecurity in Philadelphia, PA. We run two busy sidewalk fridges and pantries that are open to the community 24/7. Anyone is welcome to take items or donate at any time.

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Financial Contributions

One-time contribution
Everybody Eats Germantown

Make a one-time donation to help us feed our community. Your donation will be used to stock the fridges with fresh, nutritious food or for occasion... Read more

Starts at
$5 USD

Latest activity by


+ 99
Membership
Friend of Germantown Community Fridges

UPDATE: With our fiscal sponsor unexpectedly dissolving, we are currently looking for another fiscal sponsor and kindly ask donors to only use the ... Read more

Starts at
$5 USD / month

Latest activity by


+ 43
Goal
Cooking Meals

We meet at FUMCOG (church that hosts our High st fridge) once a month to cook meals for the community. We then stock both of our fridges with these... Read more

$145.62 USD of $3,600 USD raised (4%)

Starts at
$5 USD

Latest activity by


Goal

Hi Fridge Friends! We love to keep our fridges and pantries as filled as we can with fresh groceries. Our scheduled volunteers currently shop twice... Read more

$195 USD of $640 USD raised (30%)

Starts at
$5 USD

Latest activity by


+ 2

Projects

Support the following initiatives from Germantown Community Fridges.

Project
We're joining our neighbors Real Mission Inc to help give out non perishable foods in Logan this ...

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
Jane Ellis

$4,584.35 USD since Feb 2023

3
Karen Lightner

$1,400 USD since Aug 2023

4
Guest

$1,100 USD since Apr 2023

5
Monte Wendler

$1,100 USD since Apr 2023

6
Scott

$1,014.6 USD since Dec 2023

7
NK

$817 USD since Jun 2023

8
ELIZABETH

$750 USD since Feb 2024

9
Incognito

$700 USD since Jun 2023

10
Incognito

$600 USD since Apr 2023

11
The Tinder Family

$550 USD since Apr 2023

12
Bargain Thrift Center

$550 USD since Apr 2023

13
Attic Brewing Co.

$500 USD since Jun 2023

14
Guest

$500 USD since Nov 2023

15
Emma Pennea

$500 USD since Nov 2023

Organizations

1
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

$5,400 USD since Mar 2024

2
Elizabeth Murray Ellis Family Foundation

$1,500 USD since Dec 2023

3
Tamar and Marshal Granor Tzedekah Fund

$1,000 USD since Jan 2024

4
Germantown Jewish Centre

$500 USD since Jul 2023

5
Swarthmore Presbyterian Church

$310 USD since May 2024

Germantown Community Fridges is all of us

Our contributors 163

Thank you for supporting Germantown Community Fridges.

Jane Ellis

Admin

$4,584 USD

Susan bloch

Admin

$175 USD

Sofya Piro

Admin

$10 USD

Ilana

Admin

Robert Rausch...

$5,400 USD

Elizabeth Mur...

$1,500 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

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Today’s balance

$7,913.05 USD

Total raised

$35,522.03 USD

Total disbursed

$27,608.98 USD

Estimated annual budget

$33,290.32 USD

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News from Germantown Community Fridges

Updates on our activities and progress.

Temporary Donation Location for Germantown Community Fridges

Dear GCF Family, If you would like to make a contribution to GCF while we are between fiscal sponsors, you can do so through the Weaver's Way Community Fund. In person at any of their stores, you can verbalize that you'd like to make a dona...
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Published on March 18, 2024 by Tera Peace

Important update for donors!

We want to let you know that, due to circumstances beyond our control, recurring and one-time donations to the Germantown Community Fridge through Open Collective will be suspended on March 15, 2024 for a period of time. Our fiscal sponsor...
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Published on March 6, 2024 by Tera Peace

As we reflect on 2023 and prepare for 2024, we have a lot to be thankful for….

A look-back at 2023.2023 was an incredible year for the Germantown Community Fridges. We transitioned our finances to Open Collective in April allowing our team to better manage funds, apply for grants and offer tax-deducti...
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Published on December 22, 2023 by Germantown Fridge

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The Germantown Community Fridges, located in Philadelphia, are dedicated to fighting hunger and food insecurity and providing healthy free food in Germantown. Stocked by the community, for the community, anyone who needs food is welcome to take it. The fridges are maintained and stocked by volunteers and community members. We currently have two locations:
  • 20 W Armat st., Phila PA 19144
  • 19 E High st., Phila PA 19144

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