Take-Out to Help Out

We are buying food from LGBTQ-owned businesses to help nonprofits serving LGBTQ youth at risk of homelessness

$6,305 by 38 people

$5,000

The Driver Foundation

Team Members

Anthony

$830 / 15 donors

Story

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the communities we care about need support like never before, especially small businesses and marginalized communities. Take-Out to Help Out is focused on helping LGBTQ community in Washington, DC. We are purchasing meals from LGBTQ-owned businesses that have been affected by the economic effects of the pandemic, and delivering them to nonprofit organizations that serve LGBTQ+ youth at risk of homelessness. Our first nonprofit partners are SMYAL and Casa Ruby. This program creates a double benefit by generating revenue for small businesses and by serving vulnerable individuals and showing them there are people who care about their well-being.

Organizing committee members include: Anthony Shop (chair), Thomas Sanchez, Randy Downs, Dylan Fitzgerald, Melissa Boteach, Adam Shapiro, and Meg Kilgore

This effort is supported through a micro grant from REALITY, an initiative of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.

Supporters

alysia made a donation

3 weeks ago

$300

Keep doing the good work for the people!

Mikko made a donation

1 month ago

$50

Anthony Shop received a new donation from Scott Zumwalt & Mitchell Rivard

1 month ago

$30

Thanks guys for doing this!

NGLCC made a donation

1 month ago

$500

Keep up the great work!

Rehana Mohammed and Tirna Singh made a donation

1 month ago

$100

This is a great idea! Thank you for all you’re doing to support the community!

Alan, Jessica, Grey, and Evan made a donation

1 month ago

$100

Any friends of Casa Ruby and SMYAL are friends of ours!

Jared made a donation

1 month ago

$500

Randy told me about this, and I wanted to contribute a bit as well. Good work!

David Garofalo made a donation

1 month ago

$200

Anthony Shop received a new donation from Scott Rechler

1 month ago

$25

Great idea! And love that you were inspired in part by LearnServe Fellows :)

Kari Cunningham made a donation

1 month ago

$50

Anthony Shop received a new donation from ASPR

1 month ago

$200

Thank you for helping LGBTQ-owned businesses and at risk youth!

Anthony Shop received a new donation from Benjamin Finzel

1 month ago

$100

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