DSW Mutual Aid Fund

The Detroit Sex Worker Mutual Aid Fund is a financial resource-sharing space created by Michigan-based sex workers to provide necessary support for fellow sex workers and their families. Sex workers who are based in Michigan or whose hustle is Michigan-centric in any way are invited to access the fund. Originally serving the Detroit area, we opened up the fund to the state of Michigan after the COVID19 crisis began.

A project of A Network of Sex Workers to Excite Revolution Detroit (ANSWER Detroit), DSWMA disburses emergency relief micro grants to struggling sex workers. Grant amounts range from $50-$200, are distributed through Cash App, Venmo,  Paypal, or cash delivery (depending on location). 

TO APPLY FOR FUNDS:

Send an email to letussurvive(at)protonmail.com with the following information: 
- Name (whatever name you'd like to give us) 
- Amount Requested (up to $200) 
- What is it for (ie: groceries, rent, etc) 
- What kind of work do you do? (ie: Stripper, FS, etc) 

PLEASE READ:

> Priority goes to queer, trans, black, indigenous, workers of color & workers of varying ability.
> Priority goes to sex workers who are street-based, dancers from temporarily closed clubs and in-person sex workers.
> Sex workers with families & sex workers who use substances are encouraged to apply. 
> Grants start at $50 and go up to $200. White cis sex workers are currently capped at $50. 


CONTRIBUTE TO DSWMAF:

DONATE HERE directly on gofundme. 
-or-
via Venmo -- venmo.com/letussurvive313 
-or-
via CashApp-- cash.app/$DSWMutualAid

All funds go directly to the Mutual Aid Fund with the goal to be immediately reallocated.

All questions regarding methods of contribution please contact letussurvive313(at)protonmail.com


MEDIA REQUESTS
All media requests please contact answerdetroit(at)gmail.com. 


CONNECT WITH US
Detroit Sex Worker Mutual Aid Fund is an initiative in part by A Network of Sex Workers to Excite Revolution Detroit (ANSWER Detroit ).

All other requests please contact answerdetroit(at)gmail.com

Twitter - @answerdetroit
IG - @letussurvive313 • @weareanswerdetroit


Brief Update: 
Over the course of the month of June, the Detroit Sex Workers' Mutual Aid Fund had to find a new fiduciary relationship. This was largely due to the incredible (but unexpected) success of this fundraiser. We were not ready to be so blessed with your generosity! In the name of transparency, it should be known that for a few weeks, funds were being withdrawn by one of our trusted core team members, and were being distributed from their account. This was not a sustainable option, as we would not want to put any of our members in a strange financial situation, so we put a pause on granting requests for a couple weeks in mid-June in order to establish a new fiduciary relationship. We are happy to announce that that particular saga is over, and we are now able to grant requests again.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 5 d
  • Maurice Gensoli 
    • $100 
    • 6 d
  • Michael Gallagher 
    • $10 
    • 7 d
  • Emily Lamond 
    • $9 
    • 12 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $8 
    • 13 d
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Organizer

DSW Mutual Aid 
Organizer
Detroit, MI
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