Mutual Aid - Northeast USA
Updated: Nov 4
Stratford Mutual Aid: This is a group formed to pro-actively share resources, ideas, and emotional support should the COVID-19 virus.
New Haven Mutual Aid: Mutual aid hub in the New Haven area.
Spire City Medics: We are making masks, delivering groceries to people, and collecting PPE to redistribute. We are sharing knowledge rapidly.
Mutual Aid and Emergency Relief Fund: Food, Clothing & Resistance Collective – Maroon Movement is doing a mutual aid & emergency relief fundraising drive, and pop-up distributions, for anyone who may need some “extra assistance” to stock up food, toiletries and medical supplies in Baltimore during this still very early stage of an emerging pandemic (Covid-19), in the middle of another pandemic (Influenza). Twitter.
Baltimore Mutual Aid: Spreadsheet hub for mutual aid in Baltimore, Maryland.
Arlington Helps: We are a group of neighbors helping neighbors and are part of a larger network of mutual aid groups popping up all across Massachusetts. We share the belief that we all have something to offer, and we all have something we need. Facebook.
Concord-Carlisle Mutual Aid Network: In these fast moving and uncertain times, it’s important that we show up for each other and remember that we are not alone. Mutual aid is a powerful way to build strong connections. We all have something to offer and we all have something we need.
Western Massachusetts Community Mutual Aid Network: We are a network of volunteers seeking to build community, help people, and opt for a different kind of culture. In this time of crisis and beyond, we must be there for each other.
Charles River Mutual Aid: We will be pooling funds in a Mutual Aid Fund to purchase food, medical supplies, and other necessities, and organizing to provide these resources to the community.
Tufts Mutual Aid: Tufts is closing due to COVID-19, and are compiling resources for students who need it. Fill out the form if you have resources to give, and reach out to those who have resources you need!
Solidarity Supply Distro: Solidarity Supply Distro is a coalition of leftist and anti-capitalist organizers in
Boston Community Support Network: We need mutual aid because our local and national governments are not prepared for crises (nor do they necessarily have our interests in mind) so we need to be – not to incite fear but to be local insurance, to care for our nervous systems by leaning into each other.
Lexington Mutual Aid: In these chaotic and uncertain times, we need to show up for one another and remember that we are not alone.
Mutual Aid Jamaica Plain & Roxbury Network: Mutual aid is a powerful way to build strong connections – we all have something to offer and we all have something we need.
Plymouth Area Mutual Aid: Community online bulletin board for connecting communities in need.
Seacoast Mutual Aid: Spreadsheet of information on needs and volunteers.
Manchester Mutual Aid: Spreadsheet of information on needs and volunteers.
Central New Jersey: This form originally was asking for volunteers too, but we have enough for now! We’ll ask for more as requests come in.
Astoria Mutual Aid Network: A group of neighbors working together to support our community and each other through the realities and challenges of COVID-19.
Buffalo Mutual Aid Network: Social action group for peer-to-peer organizing, humanitarian assistance, and reliable information sharing developed in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Abolitionist Mutual Aid Fund for Incarcerated Comrades: With visits suspended in many locations and package rooms becoming more restrictive, it’s more important than ever to support our comrades inside with commissary funds. Spread sheet. PayPal.
Friends of Westcott Mutual Aid Group: Many of us in Westcott (Syracuse, NY) are looking for ways to help those in our neighborhood who may be affected by Covid-19. Some people in our community may have health risks. Others may be financially affected due to social distancing. This includes employees at the several businesses in our neighborhood that rely on people going out to eat and drink.
NYC United Against the Coronavirus: Massive collection of mutual aid projects and resources throughout the New York area. Includes many localized mutual aid groups.
NYC Mutual Aid Network: Mutual aid is a powerful way to build strong connections – we all have something to offer and we all have something we need.
Nail Salon Worker Resilience Fund: Your donation will support NYNSWA in providing support to nail salon workers in need.
Anthracite Unite Mutual Aid Programs: This is what mutual aid work is all about. It’s not charity. In charity, rich people donate to feel good about themselves, to get a tax write-off, and to legitimize their hoarding of resources by making themselves look generous. Mutual aid by contrast is “survival pending revolution,” as Huey Newton described it. We’re taking care of our sisters and brothers in the working class with one hand, and fighting the system that’s trying to rob and kill us with the other.
Lehigh Valley Mutual Aid: Distributing free food, clothing, and hygiene products to the people of Allentown.
Pinelands Mutual Aid Coalition: Mutual-aid organization operating out of occupied Lenape land.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors: We are simply neighbors helping neighbors. The aid provided comes from community support and solidarity thus we cannot guarantee to meet each request but we will be trying our best to do so . We are not funded, we are not a government or medical agency, we are simply neighbors connecting neighbors to neighbors who can help (and we happen to be organizers). Located in the Philadelphia area.
Mutual Aid Hubs in Vermont: These Mutual Aid links each consist of a spreadsheet with multiple tabs for different categories of need (food, transportation, housing, emotional support, etc) and are specific to different regions of Vermont.
Community Mutual Aid (BTV): When we started mutual aid distributions in mid-March, we thought we might go out one or two times to hand out supplies. Now, as of April 7, we’ve gone out almost every single day for 3+ weeks, we’ve collaborated with Food Not Bombs Burlington , we’ve distributed food donations from New Moon & KKDs & August First , we’ve done multiple supply runs for clothes, toiletries, medicine, and special requests , we’ve handed out cash, we’ve done grocery runs for families who are acutely food insecure, we’ve gotten phone cards to people in need , and we’ve handed out tons of Know Your Rights flyers. Donate here.