Blessed to be admin-ing mutual aid group Northside Melbourne Coronavirus Outreach with a team of legends to create a mutual aid support space for people in Melbourne's north.
In a few days we've managed to;
build up a network of 5000+ people
get 3 days worth of supplies to a person sleeping in their car
provide $60 shopping money for a single mum
get $120 to a young man who had nothing in the pantry
deliver tupperware between houses to distribute food
create amazing resource threads
This is what it looks like when we reach out to our neighbours! Read the article here.