Below you will find a list of local active fundraising efforts by local Black community members, businesses, and organizations. If you would like to have your fundraising effort added to this list, submit your information below.
Justice for Baby Dior
From the GoFundMe page: “Hello my name is Desiree Seymore the broken mother of a 11 month old beautiful baby girl by the name of Dior Harris. On April 11, 2021 my baby girl life was tragically taken from me, her, and our family by the hands of a murderer. My baby girl was shot in her chest which ended her tiny life before her first birthday I’m a single mother in need of help from my community to get me through this very devastating time in my life. Please I’m asking that you help me I’m going through something and I can’t seem to wrap my arms around this. Anything can help me and my family. As of now I’m not able to return back to work due to this tragic moment, and I have 2 other children that needs to be cared for and I’m currently expecting a baby.
Thank you in advance for any little thing that will help…
Donate here: https://gofund.me/5dd03502
Support Black-Owned Syracuse
Black-Owned Syracuse is almost half-way to their $10,000 fundraising goal! Your donations helps us continue to create fresh, engaging content and build capital towards our future events, programs, and projects!
Donate here: www.GoFundMe.com/SupportBlackOwnedSyracuse
Doula 4 a Queen Founded by SeQuoia Kemp
From the GoFundMe page: “Doula 4 a Queen is a community-based doula organization led by Black and Latinx birthworkers who serve Syracuse families with the goal of reducing maternal and infant health disparities using reproductive justice framework.”
“Doula 4 a Queen created a sponsorship fund to help provide free to low cost doula services to expecting families.”
Scholarship Fund Campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/f/doula-scholarship-fund
Doula 4 A Queen Founder SeQouia Kemp is attending nurse school and raising funds to cover school expenses: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dnymv-nurse-midwife-in-the-making
SISTA SWEETS NY Founded by Aunjanaya Ramdath
“Liver for Kasen” by Community Member Mitayah Donerlson
Local Black mother’s infant son has been diagnosed with rare liver disease biliary atresia, and need a liver transplant. The funds will be “utilized for the coordination of my treatment including but not limited to my health and wellbeing, pre and post-surgical procedures, medical expenses, traveling expenses to &from designated liver transplant center(s), boarding accommodations, recovery expenses and much more.” Read more of her story and donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/quotliver-4-kasenquot-i-need-your-support
Therapy for Black Men by Community Members Kela Kl Freeman and Kahs Hills
The goal of the Therapy for Black Men fundraiser was to pay for the costs of 5 therapy sessions for 3 Black men in the city of Syracuse and it was reached. If you want to still donate: https://www.gofundme.com/f/TherapyForBlackMen