SW Side Small Biz Relief Fund

We know it's been a hard few weeks, and several businesses are hurting now more than they were before. That’s why we have made the tough decision to postpone the Lotería, but are charging ahead with plans for this community-funded grant program to provide faster relief to businesses hit hardest by both the pandemic and the looting.

We do this in partnership with The Southwest Collective, in order to make your donations to this fund tax-deductible. 

We hope you understand our reasoning behind this. Providing a grant helps local businesses get better help sooner and faster, and we would do them a disservice if we didn’t make this move.

We hope you’ll consider donating to this fund, or, if you are a local business owner in need, consider applying once we post the application link.


  • Enrique Mendoza 
    • $100 
    • 18 d
  • Laura Lechuga 
    • $10 
    • 19 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 19 d
  • Jennifer Mendoza 
    • $20 
    • 21 d
  • Christopher Brandt 
    • $50 
    • 21 d
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Fundraising team: SW Chi Chamber (4)

Jaime Searle 
Raised $280 from 4 donations
Chicago, IL
Southwest Collective 
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Veronica Romero-Bartel 
Team member
Raised $525 from 6 donations
Eddie Guillen 
Team member
Raised $355 from 6 donations
Adriana Vargas 
Team member
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