Du Nord Riot Recovery Fund

*****UPDATE! As of June 24, 2020:  Du Nord Craft Spirits co-owners Shanelle and Chris Montana have joined forces with former Senator Al Franken and comedian Sarah Silverman to benefit the Du Nord Craft Spirits Riot Recovery Fund!

Participants will be entered in the contest through donations to the Du Nord Craft Spirit’s Riot Recovery Fund’s GoFundMe page (though a donation is not necessary to win). The winner of the raffle will participate in a half-hour Zoom cocktail party with Franken, Silverman, and Chris Montana. They will also win a bottle of Du Nord’s spirits. The raffle will conclude on July 8th.*******

ORIGINAL STORY: On the evening of May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police. Thousands of people have come to the street to protest and make their voices heard. Following the beautiful peaceful protests, riots overtook the city and the Lake Street Corridor:a beacon for multiculturalism, black and brown entrepreneurship and the rise of family owned businesses. Much is lost.

We have received a tidal wave of love and support from across the nation and many have asked how they can help. Thanks to the support we have received and an impending insurance claim, we feel funds would be better directed to our sister businesses in distress. Therefore, Du Nord is establishing this fund to support black and brown companies affected by the riots. In the coming days we will add to the leadership team to bring in more business owners and community leaders.  We are dedicated to rebuilding Minneapolis in a way that ensures our cultural beacons are restored.

No purchase, payment, or contribution is necessary to enter or win and will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by July 8, 2020. Enter by contributing here or email [email redacted] and put “Du Nord Riot Recovery Fund” in the subject line to enter without contributing. 1 winner will receive the following prize package: a hand-drawn map of the United States drawn and autographed by Al Franken (approx. retail value $3,000). Odds depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older (or age of majority under applicable law). View full official rules at https://alfranken.com/terms-and-conditions-for-the-du-nord-riot-recovery-fund-contest. Sponsor: Al Franken, Inc., P.O. Box 583502, Minneapolis, MN, 55458

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    • $15 
    • 11 mins
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    • $100 
    • 20 mins
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    • $25 
    • 21 mins
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Fundraising team: Chris and Shanelle Montana, Du Nord (2)

Shanelle Evens Montana 
Raised $22,452 from 227 donations
Minneapolis, MN
Tina Rexing 
Team member
Raised $1,515 from 29 donations
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