Mutual Aid Fund New Brunswick

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*This is incredible! We set a modest goal and have reached it! We still welcome any additional contributions people can make, so that we can help more people in need.  If you would like to volunteer, check the update below to see how you can help.*

This fund was created by members of the Coalition to Defend the Lincoln Annex to directly help immigrants in New Brunswick who are unable to work because of the pandemic and are unable to receive any form of government assistance. We are prioritizing specifically the most vulnerable - single mothers, those sick with Covid 19, and the elderly.
Undocumented immigrants are not eligible for unemployment benefits, stimulus checks, and most do not have health insurance or paid sick leave.

With our fund, qualifying households will receive $300.
We originally were going to deduct the GoFundMe fee of 2.9% +.30 at the time of distribution but it's easier to give the recipient a rounded amount. At the end of the campaign we will deduct these fees from the total. (Note: When you donate you can change the tip donation to GoFundMe site to $0)

Prospective recipients were initially identified through our activist network (word-of-mouth) and their names were added to an assessment/intake form.  As the fund grew, however, we started working with local grassroots community organizations and a non-denominational faith-based group to identify additional people who might meet our criteria. We are using an online "intake" form to screen recipients, and then volunteers follow up to assess the household’s needs. 

We are prioritizing needs in the following categories:
- Food
- Medicine
- Internet and Phone
- Telemedicine Expenses 

We are asking the recipients to write about their experience which we will share with donors here through updates. Our goal is to help those in need through an efficient, transparent process. Thank you for your support. 

In solidarity,
Ayuda Mutual / Mutual Aid New Brunswick

Lilia Fernandez
Juan González
Maria Juarez
K. Sebastian León
Linda Stork
Miguel Romero-Trejos

Español
¡increíble! Nos propusimos un objetivo modesto y lo hemos cumplido. Aun así, estamos aceptando cualquier contribución que puedan hacer, para que podamos ayudar a más personas. Si usted quisiera ser voluntarix, lee la actualizacion abajo (update)

Este fondo fue creado por miembros de la Coalición para defender el Lincoln Annex para ayudar directamente a los inmigrantes en New Brunswick que no pueden trabajar por la pandemia y no pueden recibir ninguna asistencia del gobierno. Damos prioridad a lxs más vulnerables- madres solteras, personas enfermas con Covid-19, y ancianos.
Los inmigrantes indocumentados no pueden recibir beneficios del gobierno, cheques “stimulus”, y la mayoría no tienen seguro médico ni ausencia remunerada. 

Con nuestro fondo, las viviendas que califiquen recibirán $300.
Originalmente íbamos deducir la tarifa de 2.9% =.30 al hacer la distribución, pero es más fácil dar a cada uno una cifra redonda. Al fin de la campaña sacaremos estas tarifas del total. (Nota: Cuando usted dona puede cambiar la propina para GoFundMe a $0.)

Prospective recipients were initially identified through our activist network (word-of-mouth) and their names were added to an assessment/intake form.  As the fund grew, however, we started working with local grassroots community organizations and a non-denominational faith-based group to identify additional people who might meet our criteria. We are using an online "intake" form to screen recipients, and then volunteers follow up to assess the household’s needs.

Lxs potenciales destinatarios fueron identificadxs inicialmente a través de nuestra red de activistas y sus nombres fueron agregados al formulario de ingreso. A medida que el fondo creció, empezamos a trabajar con las organizaciones comunitarias de base y algunos grupos religiosos para identificar más personas que podrían cumplir con nuestxs criterios. Estamos usando un formulario de ingreso para examinar los recipientes, y finalmente voluntarios se comunican para entender mejor las necesidades de cada persona o familia. 

Le damos prioridad a las siguientes categorías:
-Comida
-Medicina
-Conección de internet y teléfono
-Expensas telemédicas

Le pedimos a los recipientes que escriban sobre sus experiencias y las compartiremos con los donantes por medio de actualizaciones (updates). Nuestro objetivo es ayudar a la comunidad usando un proceso eficiente y transparente. Gracias por su apoyo.

En solidaridad,
Ayuda Mutual / Mutual Aid New Brunswick
Lilia Fernandez 
Juan González 
Maria Juarez 
K. Sebastian León 
Linda Stork
Miguel Romero-Trejos

Donations

  • David Schleicher 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • Elspeth Macdonald 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • David Schleicher 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • esteban delvalle 
    • $30 
    • 1 mo
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Miguel Romero-Trejos 
Organizer
New Brunswick, NJ
Lilia Fernandez 
Beneficiary
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