New Haven Area Mutual Aid Fund

We are in the midst of a crisis. A lot of people are struggling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

We're coming together as a community to help each other out through Mutual Aid networks. If you can contribute financially, please do! If you can share this in your networks, please do!

How will the money be used? 100% of funds raised go towards direct financial assistance or essential items (food, diapers, toilet paper, etc), supporting New Haven area community members who are disproportionately affected by this crisis. We are partnering with local organizers to distribute cash and survival resources directly to individuals and families who might not have access to internet spreadsheets, Venmo accounts, etc.

Who are we? We're organizers working with the Semilla Collective of New Haven for labor and immigration justice! If you have questions, reach out to point people Sarah Eppler-Epstein, Eden Almasude, and Kelly Hernández Naranjo at

Venmo: @SemillaFund

NOTE: we are switching over to GoFundMe (from PayPal Pool) to avoid the risk of account freezes or limits with PayPal - It is the same Fund, please contribute here now instead!

Here is the New Haven Independent article  about the New Haven Area Mutual Aid Fund, and CTCORE's Connecticut-wide fund.



  • Anna Gallo 
    • $10 
    • 4 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 4 hrs
  • Emma Huntington 
    • $20 
    • 7 hrs
  • Brian Maxwell 
    • $50 
    • 8 hrs
  • Chloe Sariego 
    • $30 
    • 8 hrs
See all

Fundraising team: Semilla Collective of New Haven (4)

Sarah Eppler-Epstein 
Raised $11,245 from 33 donations
New Haven, CT
Eden Almasude 
Team member
Raised $6,075 from 25 donations
Kelly Hernandez 
Team member
Raised $60 from 2 donations
Marlene Edelstein 
Team member
Raised $50 from 1 donation
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