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Your support and contributions will enable us to get funds directly to the Black Communities Nationally by meeting our Immediate goal of $1M and the long-term post-Covid-19 goals of $100MM to improve health conditions of the black community while helping to keep businesses in operation during this crisis. Your generous donation will fund our mission of distributing grants to small black businesses, fresh produce to seniors and families with children, donating safety gear/clothing to the front-workers in our black communities, distributing educational health mailers to residents and providing emergency housing for homeless and low-income families, and individuals affected by COVID-19.
WE ARE A DELAWARE 501 ( c ) 3 NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION. YOUR DONATION IS TAX EXEMPT. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR ANY W9/TAX EXEMPT REQUESTS AT firstname.lastname@example.org
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WE HAVE GIVEN AWAY 12,000 POUNDS OF FRESH GROCERIES TO DATE TO OUR COMMUNITIES -- YOUR DONATION WILL HELP INSURE WE CAN CONTINUE PROVIDING HEALTHY CHOICES TO OUR SENIORS AND FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN DURING THIS CRISIS.
CALL 312.794.7765 FOR SENIOR GROCERY HOME DELIVERY!
YOUR DONATION WILL HELP PROVIDE N95 MASKS, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND RESPIRATORS TO THE HOSPITALS LOCATED ON THE FRONT-LINE DIRECTLY IN THE BLACK COMMUNITIES. WE WILL ALSO HELP SET-UP TESTING LOCATIONS & PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THOSE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE.
YOUR DONATIONS WILL HELP INSURE WE ASSIST NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WITH HOMELESS SHELTERS IN THE BLACK COMMUNITIES AS WELL AS THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.
NO LONGER DO WE WANT OUR COMMIUINITY TO BE VULNERABLE TO VIRUSES OF ANY KIND. YOUR DONATION WILL HELP US DEVELOPMENT NEW MEDICAL FACILITIES STAFFED WITH NUTRITIONISTS.
YOUR DONATION WILL HELP FUND APPRENTICESHIP & JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS IN BLACK COMMUNITIES THEREBY INCREASING SUSTAINABLE JOB OPPORTUNITIES.
OUT OF 25MM BUSINESS IN THE UNITED STATES, THERE ARE ONLY 4MM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES ACCORDING TO THE U.S. BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
According to the 2012 U.S. Census Survey of Business Owners:
Number of firms in IL: 1,135,017
Number of firms with Black or African American owner: 144,780 (12.8%)
If you narrow it to firms *with paid employees* (i.e. eliminate sole proprietors/shell companies):
Number of firms in IL: 240,420
Number of firms with Black or African American owner: 4,246 (1.8%)
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.