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COVID 19: Caring for your community

Our ioby community is full of helpers. Neighborhood leaders, unofficial mayors of the block, people like you who have always stepped up to do what’s right and to lend a hand. We know that many of you are now trying to figure out how to step up to support your neighbors. We’re here to help. There are two things you can do on ioby right now to support your community: You can start a project on ioby, or check out a list of resources in Detroit we've compiled to help you plan a project. 

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About ioby Detroit

There’s a lot to love about Motor City, but our favorite thing has got to be Detroiters’ readiness to get good done. Since we began our on-the-ground work in Detroit, ioby has supported over 150 resident-leaders as they plan, crowdfund, and build positive change in neighborhoods across the city. With a median donation of $50, these leaders have raised over $500,000 in small donations to make Detroit neighborhoods thriving and full of opportunity for all.

 

Meet Brooke, your ioby Detroit Action Strategist! 

As our Detroit Action Strategist, Brooke Harris is working to hard help even more leaders like you in Detroit make positive change across the city. When you share your idea for positive change in your Detroit neighborhood, she'll walk alongside you as you build your crowdfunding campaign page, make your first donation asks, and build your project.

 

Brooke is a born and raised Detroiter, and was introduced to ioby when she ran her own ioby crowdfunding campaign. She loves Detroit; from the many open mics around town, to getting lost in the aisles of books at John K. King or Source Booksellers, and she's ready to help you strengthen Detroit even more. 

 

Learn more about our City Action Strategists and how we work on-the-ground to support resident-led change. 

 

Donate to a project in your Detroit neighborhood

  • Halleck House Virtual Residency

    Halleck House Virtual Residency explores connection, experimentation, and radical collaboration within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 1,512
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    Local Food Delivery for Seniors & Veterans

    Veterans and seniors are one of the most vulnerable populations during the time of this novel Coronoavirus (Covid-19) and we want to make sure they receive the highest quality food during this time.

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,316 + Volunteers
  • Auntie Na's Village - Pandemic Food Delivery Program

    We are providing Free Food Boxes to the doorstep of over 200 families in Detroit weekly during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Our Nutrition Program is currently providing food for 1 in 1000 Detroiters.

    NEEDS: $0 of 25,000 + Volunteers