Black Cards for a Cause
August 28, 2020, marks the end of Black philanthropy month.
It is on that day, the crew would like to make a gift towards the initiatives that mean something to us.
A portion of the proceeds from all greeting card sales beginning on June 19, 2020 - August 27, 2020
will go towards the continued growth and support of Black Arts, Black Health, and the Black Community as a whole.
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund is committed to challenging the racism, inequality, and injustice of a criminal legal system and immigration and deportation regime that disproportionately target and harm low-income communities of color.
Corpus was started by NYC Hardcore trio Show me the Body in 2017. It functions as a platform and label with focuses on live events, releasing music, and community organizing. Corpus is a small group of artists and organizers working to empower NYC youth existing in the subcultures that have shaped the city's history. Corpus also works to empower a greater community to be part of a culture that represents the spirit of what it means to be a New Yorker. Some community tenants include intellectual warfare, self-defense, mutual respect, and solidarity. Corpus family is the sector of Corpus that's sole purpose is direct action.
The COVID-19 pandemic signals a global crisis, impacting people across the world. As with most crises, the Black community has been disproportionately affected and the government has failed to institute any coordinated effort to deliver the recommended protective equipment to communities in need.
Support this effort and help to alleviate the disproportionate impact to Black communities by contributing as much as you can to send masks and other PPE to communities who need them the most.
SHIELD Mentor Program is a 501(c)3 organization that strongly believes that all youth should be mentored. Youth live in a world full of wonderful opportunities; the goal is to give them proper guidance to obtain them. The need for leadership development is essential for every youth, despite their background. The structure of the mentoring programs creates an atmosphere that is designed to decrease limitations in the lives of young people to help them become more likely to fulfill their highest potential.
GIVING DAY (8/28) marks the conclusion of Black Philanthropy Month, a celebration of African-descent giving held annually in August. YBGB Institute shares in the mission of promoting philanthropy within the black community. Give 8/28 builds on the momentum created by Black Philanthropy Month with one concentrated day for giving.
The mission of the Young, Black & Giving Back Institute (YBGB) is to educate, inspire, and empower young black professionals, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and activists to effectively invest in changing their communities through philanthropy.