BlackBooksMatter- Hakim's Bookstore

$1,571 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 28 months
Hakim's Bookstore  founded by the late Dawud Hakim; Publisher, Bookstore Owner and  Philanthropist in Philadelphia.
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We are grateful for the continued support and we continue our efforts to keep Hakim's Bookstore open.We have been in business over 59 years and are one of the 2 (yes only 2 ) African American bookstores still in business in Philadelphia. If you're in the area do stop in and shop. If not we appreciate all donations as we keep the legacy alive #blackbooksmatter
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Hakim's has attracted a whole new generation of supporters who have come in to shop and sent donations to "go fund me". We are very grateful so many want to help continue the legacy of the late Dawud Hakim . Thanks to everyone#blackbooksmatter.
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Thank you for your ongoing support. We are dedicated to saving Hakim's Bookstore.
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We need your help to keep the doors open.Do your holiday shopping at Hakim's Bookstore and Gift Shop.Thank you for your support!
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Bob Lewis
18 months ago

Bookstores are so important, and specialty bookstores like this one, even more so. I haven't yet donated, but I almost certainly will... as soon as I find out the goal of the fundraising! Are you trying to buy your building? Or just cover expenses and pay debts - because book stores are not usually huge money-makers. (personal experience)

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$1,571 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 28 months
Created October 22, 2015
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1 month ago
$200
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1 month ago
SL
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Suzanne Loverdi
1 month ago

Long Live Hakim's!!! Books are POWERFUL!!!!

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2 months ago
$36
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2 months ago
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17 months ago
JB
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Jennifer Bey
21 months ago
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I hope this helps in any way, I will have more to come, and one day soon I will visit. ❤

Bob Lewis
18 months ago

Bookstores are so important, and specialty bookstores like this one, even more so. I haven't yet donated, but I almost certainly will... as soon as I find out the goal of the fundraising! Are you trying to buy your building? Or just cover expenses and pay debts - because book stores are not usually huge money-makers. (personal experience)

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