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IMPORTANT: West Brooklyn Mutual Aid URGENTLY needs your help!
Published on October 14, 2022 by Amanda Barone

WBWMA needs your help! We are critically short on funds and volunteers!

West Brooklyn Waterfront Mutual Aid was founded by a group of neighbors to support our local communities in Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, and Park Slope in March 2020 in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Our work has expanded considerably, and unfortunately, like many other mutual aids across New York City, we are fighting to stay afloat. Over the summer, we’ve had a significant drop-off in terms of donors and volunteers and we are feeling the effects of that now. In September, for example, we dispersed $6,000 worth of groceries and only received about $2,700 in donations. This is unsustainable, and as discussed at our last All Hands, we’ll soon have to cut back on what we can offer due to resource constraints.

Since we started we have:
-Made over 3,000 deliveries of groceries and PPE.
-Delivered weekly bulk groceries to a senior center and community center.
-Partnered with Gowanus Mutual Aid and Grow NYC to create a free produce CSA.

We would love to continue this work, but we depend on our community’s generosity to provide for our neighbors in need.
-Help by donating funds! Click here to make a one-time or recurring donation on Open Collective.
-Help by volunteering! Join our small but mighty team in dispatching, shopping, and/or delivering groceries by emailing [email protected] or calling 929-314-0899.
-Help by spreading the word! Forward our flyer or tell your friends and neighbors!

Thank you!