The Mothership Will Fly Again

$12,200 of $40,000 goal

Raised by 147 people in 27 months
Sara Aldridge
on behalf of James Downs
 DETROIT, MI
They are neighbors, friends, co-collaborators and family to a community and on February 17 a devastating fire caused by arson smothered the livelihoods of many.

Where insurance will help support the rebuilding of the brick and mortar the staff of Katoi are out of jobs-making paying bills, buying food, and putting gas in their cars difficult. All donations will go to supporting lost staff wages while Katoi works on being reborn and they can find employment until the Mothership rises from the ashes better than ever.

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We are excited to announce that James Downs, Katoi bar manager and beneficiary of the GoFund me account will start distributing funds via personal checks to staff this week. Thanks for everyone's support. Up next...

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Thanks to everyone who has continually supported Katoi in the past few weeks. Still interested in supporting the crew? Stay tuned for a number of local events and pop-ups. Love y'all!
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Words cannot express the gratitude to everyone that donated to the campaign. Every cent that was donated will be going to make sure the staff of Katoi can keep afloat until they get settled in their new home. Your donations are a reminder of the power of community. Love to you all! Here's to the Mothership!!
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We jokingly refer to Katoi as my living room. It is my home away from home, my Cheers. As the next door neighbor, friend, and co-colloborator with many of the staff on numerous projects the crew at Katoi is at the nucleus of my heart. As a community we need to ensure that our family has money to pay rent, put food in their mouths, and gas in their cars. As the result of the devastating fire that struck the Mothership on February 17th the entire staff is now without employment. Where insurance will help taken the burden off of repairing the building, it is our job to help repair the broken spirits of the staff that has taken such good care of so many of us.
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$12,200 of $40,000 goal

Raised by 147 people in 27 months
Created February 17, 2017
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Anonymous
26 months ago
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Bridget Russo
26 months ago
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$42
Avigayil Chana
26 months ago
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$500
The Royce Detroit
26 months ago
$115
Anonymous
26 months ago
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$500
Elizabeth Rose
26 months ago

Could not feel worse about your misfortune, and just want to reach out and help.

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26 months ago
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The Loving Touch Ferndale
26 months ago
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Best Wishes from your friends at WABCO!!

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Booth Platt
27 months ago
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27 months ago
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