Mama's Pizza Security Camera Fund

$4,315 of $800 goal

Raised by 103 people in 17 months
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Ronald Moten  WASHINGTON, DC
Mama's Pizza Is a business that came to Downtown Anacostia when nobody wanted to be here. She hires from within the community and even let employees bring their children to work in emergency situations.

Mama helps non-profits feed their families and  children and much more, despite having limited resources.

With that all being said, her business has still been robbed five times this year. And Wednesday night--
the most resent robbery--was all we as a community should take without helping this wonderful lady.

She needs help with installing a full camera system and assistance purchasing a computer  monitoring.

 She is the only eatery without a security camera and refusses to let fear seperate us with plexiglas.
Therefore, she is the  one business that continues to get robbed. We ask you to make a generous contribution as part of the D.C. Comm-Unity.

My name is Ronald Moten and I'm a friend of Fatma Nayir, the owner of Mama's Pizza. All Funds will be used to purchase equipment needed to install her security camera system. Any remaning funds will be used to compensate her for monies lost during five previous robberiesshe has endured.

Also, we hope you can join us at Mama's Pizza this Sunday as the community shows  how much we appreciate her by patronizing here business.

As you have seen in the Washington Post, City Paper andseveral other media outlets, she is very grateful for the community wrapping it's arms around her bussiness.

We thank you for all your support!
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Update 4
Posted by Ronald Moten
17 months ago
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"We Ask All Who Donated To Attend If Possible"

Mama's Pizza Hold Press Conference Today To
Thank The Community As Security System Is Installed. She Will Be Joined By The Donors and Deputy Mayor Courtney Snowden
Washington, D.C. On Wednesday October 21st, 2:00p.m. There will be a press conference held at Mama's Pizza on 2028 Martin Luther king Jr. Avenue S.E.

As reported by many media sources, Mama's Pizza was robbed five times this year and is one of the few businesses who could not afford a alarm and camera system to deter such crime or help bring those who commit such crime to justice.

Mama's Pizza is owned by Fatima Nayir who is known as Mama by many in the Downtown Anacostia community and she is the face of this small business who only over the last year started to gain consistent business after five years East of the River.

Mama's pizza is known by their community for its commitment and love for the community by hiring six staff from the Ward, Putting love into good food, public service and building a solid relationship with the community which has enhanced because of her refusal to install a Plexiglas as other businesses have after numerous robberies.

Local activist Ron Moten saw Mama outside with police after the fifth robbery last Wednesday and said the community must do something because we recently lost another caring business because it was fed up with being robbed. Moten said "as citizens we cannot let another good business be forced out of our community by a few bad apples." He would go on to set up a Go Fund Me page with a goal to raise $800 to help install a camera system and it was raised less than 17 hours. We are also happy to report 100 donations later, which ranged from $10 from one of the many everyday people who are challenged by budget constraints to $500 from a police officer who cared and called Mama of Mama's Pizza a warrior when she sent her donation.

Also, we are proud to announce AWASH & Associates, a local ward 7 business came to the rescue and will be sending several technicians out at 7:30 am today to install the equipment and will sponsor the monitoring fee for a year.

This amazing response from the comm-UNITY will not only help install the camera's needed, but it will also allow a security system, T.V. for customers and remaining monies will be given to Mama at press conference to compensate her for lost revenue due to the five robberies.

Therefore, Mama and staff ask those who support their business and those who donated to the Go Fund Me fund to join her so she can thank everybody.

Also Deputy Mayor of Greater Economic Development Courtney Snowden will also attend to thank Mama's Kitchen for hanging on during hard times and the community for rallying around those who invest in our community with a commitment to support the community through their action as Mama's Pizza has done over the last five years.

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Update 3
Posted by Ronald Moten
17 months ago
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We would like to thank everybody who donated to the Mama's Pizza's Security and Camera Fund . It is now closed to donations because of it's overwhelming success.

We will invite the community out for the delivery of the check and security equipment installation ribbon cutting which was made possible because of the generous support from the community.

Our completed mission has brought joy to a woman who was on the short end of the stick from being robbed 5 times in one year, to being on the winning team of over 100 people who donated helping us raise 5 times the $800 goal we were seeking.

This really shows how great DC can be when we unite as a city as we witnessed people contribute from all 8 wards, especially East of the River.

We can not let this be the end of great people working together because even though we live in a great city , we still have many challenges that only great people can help us overcome.

In closing, remember negative things happen when positive people do nothing. We can no longer afford to reside and be residents, we must continue to be citizens who practice the art of citizenship.

Best regards

Ron Moten
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Update 2
Posted by Ronald Moten
17 months ago
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Fundraiser for Mama's Pizza Shuts Down Today @1pm when we join her to show our love by patronizing their delicious food at 2028 Martin Luther king Avenue. We are only $30 from overcoming the $4,000 milestone. We didn't expect this much support, but since we are here somebody help us get their. This wonderful lady and her business are worth it!
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17 months ago
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Fundraiser for Mama's Pizza Shuts Down Today @1pm when we join her to show our love buy patronizing their delicious food at 2028 Martin Luther king Avenue. We are only $30 from overcoming the $4,000 milestone. We didn't expect this much support, but since we are here somebody help us get their. This wonderful lady and her business are worth it!
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Troy Donté Prestwood
17 months ago
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Mama's Pizza Kitchen is the only food establishment in Anacostia that doesn't shield itself behind plexiglass from the community it serves. They have embraced us and we love them for it. Moreover, they were the only place that hired African-Americans from the community to work behind the counter and in the kitchen. When was the last time you saw that in Ward 8 or anywhere else in this city? So I along with my constituents stand with these owners in declaring that the evil-doers who robbed them will not prevail in running them away. In fact, they have brought us closer in our resolve to rid the community of those who wish to do us harm.

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Duc Nguyen Tran
13 months ago

TWhether you're in charge of an office, a warehouse, or a sprawling outdoor workspace, well-placed security cameras can ensure employees' safety while simultaneously cutting down on shoplifting and vandalismype your comment here...

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Kelly Mack
14 months ago

My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week online. My sisters friend has been averaging 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do.--------------->>> www.netjoin10.com

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Rebecca Smith
15 months ago

I'm raising money for my grandmother a #lovinfun #caring person hope4Cynthia Medical 4Merry Christmas. Click to Donate: https://t.co/gx3ZHg3WSa via @gofundme

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Marion Sparks
15 months ago

my classmate's sister makes $69 hourly on the internet . She has been fired for eight months but last month her pay was $17924 just working on the internet for a few hours. look these up .... >>>>>>>>> http://career60.com

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Xuan Bien
16 months ago

nfmhgm

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Wendy Carroll
17 months ago

I get food from mama at Anacostia station and I'm glad she staying and she has not been hurt, and I love her wing's

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Tina Fletcher
17 months ago

Thank you all for your continued support of our community. Together, we are unstoppable. Together, we will continue to build the community we love and enjoy so much.

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Greta Fuller
17 months ago

Ron Molten...did you start this GoFundMe Account....looks that way!!! Thank you so much!! Thanks Tina for passing it on

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$4,315 of $800 goal

Raised by 103 people in 17 months
No Longer Accepting Donations
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Created October 15, 2015
LR
$15
Latasha Russell
17 months ago
CS
$25
Chiquita Savine
17 months ago
TC
$50
The Orange Cow
17 months ago
1
1

We LOVE Musa and Mama. God bless you.

MB
$20
Markus Batchelor
17 months ago
1
1

Thank you!

TW
$100
Taz Wube
17 months ago
YB
$25
YaVonne Boyd
17 months ago
GA
$25
Gail Alcorn
17 months ago
RR
$30
roddy rasti
17 months ago
1
1

Rastmarks love you, Mama! Stay strong!

TF
$10
Taunya Ferguson
17 months ago
JB
$20
Jan Barber
17 months ago
Troy Donté Prestwood
17 months ago
2
2

Mama's Pizza Kitchen is the only food establishment in Anacostia that doesn't shield itself behind plexiglass from the community it serves. They have embraced us and we love them for it. Moreover, they were the only place that hired African-Americans from the community to work behind the counter and in the kitchen. When was the last time you saw that in Ward 8 or anywhere else in this city? So I along with my constituents stand with these owners in declaring that the evil-doers who robbed them will not prevail in running them away. In fact, they have brought us closer in our resolve to rid the community of those who wish to do us harm.

+ Read More
Duc Nguyen Tran
13 months ago

TWhether you're in charge of an office, a warehouse, or a sprawling outdoor workspace, well-placed security cameras can ensure employees' safety while simultaneously cutting down on shoplifting and vandalismype your comment here...

+ Read More
Kelly Mack
14 months ago

My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week online. My sisters friend has been averaging 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do.--------------->>> www.netjoin10.com

+ Read More
Rebecca Smith
15 months ago

I'm raising money for my grandmother a #lovinfun #caring person hope4Cynthia Medical 4Merry Christmas. Click to Donate: https://t.co/gx3ZHg3WSa via @gofundme

+ Read More
Marion Sparks
15 months ago

my classmate's sister makes $69 hourly on the internet . She has been fired for eight months but last month her pay was $17924 just working on the internet for a few hours. look these up .... >>>>>>>>> http://career60.com

+ Read More
Xuan Bien
16 months ago

nfmhgm

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Wendy Carroll
17 months ago

I get food from mama at Anacostia station and I'm glad she staying and she has not been hurt, and I love her wing's

+ Read More
Tina Fletcher
17 months ago

Thank you all for your continued support of our community. Together, we are unstoppable. Together, we will continue to build the community we love and enjoy so much.

+ Read More
Greta Fuller
17 months ago

Ron Molten...did you start this GoFundMe Account....looks that way!!! Thank you so much!! Thanks Tina for passing it on

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