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May 12, 2020Like

Emergency Relief Fund featured in The City NY

Check out this great news coverage of our COVID-19 emergency relief efforts by The City NY. We will continue to package and deliver culturally-connected care packages with dignity and love.

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May 11, 2020Like

Showtime sponsors our Emergency Relief Fund for donations

Desus & Mero on Showtime are gathering donations for Uplift NYC’s Emergency Relief Fund. Viewers and fans will able to make contributions directly from YouTube to support our efforts. Check out the announcement below at 1 minute and 28 seconds into the video:

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May 6, 2020Like

Emergency Relief Fund on News 12 The Bronx

Yesterday, News 12 Bronx aired an amazing segment about our Emergency Relief Fund. While we operate out of Upper Manhattan, a large amount of our care packages go to recipients in the Bronx. Thank you News 12 for getting our message across and helping connect us to even more of our neighbors in need. We’ll weather this storm through dignity and love.

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May 6, 2020Like

Patch Washington Heights/Inwood covers our Emergency Relief Fund

Thank you, Patch and Anna Quinn for writing an article about the work that we’ve been doing. Let’s keep the momentum going! The article can be found here.

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April 25, 2020Like

Angela Fernandez donates a paycheck to the Emergency Fund

Angela Fernandez is the New York State Commissioner of Human Rights and partner of the Emergency Relief Fund. She volunteers every week but decided to do even more. As she notes, her position affords her the health benefits and steady paychecks that many do not have. This is why she decided to donate one of her paychecks to our fund. Thank you Angela and we hope more people like you donate to our

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April 24, 2020Like

Emergency Relief Fund GoFundMe Launch

The word “quarantine” is derived from the Italian word “quarantina” meaning “40 days”.  Over the next 40 days, Uplift NYC needs your help to raise at least $40,000 to support and expand our COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for our neighbors in need.

Given the impact of COVID-19 on our working class, people of color, and immigrant communities, we launched our COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to help alleviate the emergency

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