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Mutual Aid Books

We give out free books centering Black and Indigenous authors for readers of all ages. We distribute the books at pop ups, and in partnership with local mutual aid groups. Follow us on IG/Twitter @mutualaidbooks

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Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
Anonymous

$10,000 USD since Dec 2021

2
Jane Singer

$2,447.09 USD since Mar 2021

3
Patricia V Thompson

$2,061 USD since Sep 2022

4
Incognito

$1,950 USD since Jul 2021

5
Clare Brooks

$1,900 USD since Apr 2021

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Gabriella Vogt

$1,700 USD since May 2021

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Anonymous

$1,000 USD since Dec 2021

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Maya Green

$950 USD since Apr 2021

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Incognito

$846 USD since May 2021

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Kristy Valdez

$595 USD since May 2021

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Elena Loper

$566.7 USD since Jun 2021

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Alex

$560 USD since May 2021

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En

$550 USD since Apr 2021

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Laura

$540 USD since May 2021

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Abbie Sullivan

$510 USD since May 2021

Organizations

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Square

$3,310 USD since Jul 2021

2
YES Foundation of White Center

$2,000 USD since Oct 2021

3
Benevity

$1,186.52 USD since Sep 2021

4
The Sisterhood of Pi Nu Iota

$1,136 USD since May 2021

5
Seattle Literacy

$100 USD since Apr 2021

Mutual Aid Books is all of us

Our contributors 255

Thank you for supporting Mutual Aid Books.

Jane Singer

Admin

$2,447 USD

Alaya Carr

Admin

$1,497 USD

Jenna Lapidus

Admin

$375 USD

Ashley Seni

Core Contributor

$360 USD

Anonymous

$10,000 USD

Square

$3,310 USD

YES Foundatio...

sponsor

$2,000 USD

Incognito

$1,950 USD

Clare Brooks

sponsor

$1,900 USD

Gabriella Vogt

sponsor

$1,700 USD

Benevity

$1,187 USD

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+$50.00USD
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+$15.00USD
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Today’s balance

$6,776.27 USD

Total raised

$50,205.78 USD

Total disbursed

$43,429.51 USD

Estimated annual budget

$32,446.59 USD

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News from Mutual Aid Books

Updates on our activities and progress.

End of Summer Update!

Dear all, In August, Mutual Aid Books (MAB) took a bit of a break from tabling at events and decided to hold a retreat so that we could discuss which projects feel most in alignment with our values. The first part of the retreat took place...
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Published on September 29, 2022 by Jenna Lapidus

July 2022 wrap-up

Dear all, We hope you’re staying cool out there! Here on the unceded lands of the Duwamish people, we’ve been struggling through a heat wave. That being said, we’ve been doing our best to practice collective care and get books out into our...
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Published on August 3, 2022 by Alaya Carr

June Wrap-up: Upcoming events & more!

Dear all, As always, thanks for your continued support and solidarity with Mutual Aid Books. We can’t do this work without you! TL;DR: This month we tabled at Taking Black Pride again, collaborated with COVID19 Mutual Aid/South King County...
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Published on July 1, 2022 by Alaya Carr

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