Celebrate Black Joy

Celebrating Black joy is essential. This Emancipation Day and beyond, GoFundMe will share stories of Black love, celebration, achievement, and culture. These are the stories that reclaim the humanity of Black Canadians.

Culture and Celebration

Fund the spirit of Black culture, support dreams, and community celebrations

Wellness and Healing

Support Black healing and the creation of wellness centres

“Black joy is water and water is life”

Ama Amponsah, Executive Director of Black Creek Community Farm and Board Chair with SeedChange

“Black joy is a cohort of Black educators spending our warmest summer month, near the majestic Atlantic Ocean, celebrating the opportunity to be together and learn about our history, traditions, and leadership with Black students.”

Rachel Zellars, Lawyer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Justice and Community Studies

“Black joy is pure, heartwarming and balancing… Black joy is a source of creativity. It should be celebrated, protected and normalized.”

Kimberley Brown, Founder of Kim’s Jerk Jars

Buisness and Education

Help enable Black businesses, education and entrepreneurship

Arts and Sports

Give Black artists, athletes, fashion designers, and entertainers recognition and support

Page artwork by Rachelle Baker