LIST: Here’s where to donate to help small and minority-owned businesses rebuild in Chicago

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These fundraising efforts have been highlighted by GoFundMe, officials and others as ways people can pitch in to help local businesses rebuild after they’ve been closed, damaged or destroyed by unrest in Chicago:

Map: Active campaigns for individual businesses

Recovery Funds

These funds are collecting donations to give out to individual businesses, based on their location, the race or ethnicity of their owners, and other factors:

Neighborhood-based funds

Chicagoland Small Business Recovery Fund
Fund started by special operations veterans

My Block, My Hood, My City Small Business Relief Fund

Save the West Side, Chicago
Small businesses in Humboldt, Garfield, Austin and Douglas Park

South Side Relief Fund
South Side

To help businesses rebuild 60617 and 60619
South and Far South Side

Funds for minority-owned businesses

Black-Owned Business Looting Assistance Relief
General fund for black-owned businesses

Chicago black and brown business relief
General fund for minority-owned businesses

Help for small businesses in urban communities
Fund for minority-owned small businesses on the south and west sides

Small Businesses Affected by Looters
Fund for small businesses owned by black, indigenous and people of color

Individual businesses

In alphabetical order:

A Safe Haven Single Resident Occupancy 
1521 S. Wabash, South Loop

Big L Furniture
8201 S Cottage Grove Ave, East Chatham

Big L Furniture and Mattress Inc.
803 E 93rd St., Burnside

Blossom Shoes
2419 W 63rd Street, Marquette Park

Boost Mobile
47th Street and Damen Ave., Back of the Yards

Cell phone stores

Central Camera Company
The Loop

Charming Beauty
79th. Street, South Side

City Fashion
3429 S King Dr., Lake Meadows

Coco’s Famous Deep Fried Lobster
426 S Clark St., The Loop

Diana’s Nails
175 N. Franklin, The Loop

Door of Hope Mission
5313 S Indiana Ave., Washington Park

The Elephant Room Gallery
704 S Wabash Avenue, South Loop

EXPRESS FOOD MARKET
South Side

Family-owned jewelry store
South Chicago

FashionBar
4660 N Broadway St., Uptown

Gilda’s Thrift Boutique
1703 E 55th St., East Hyde Park

Greek Town Cigars
304 S Halsted St., Greek Town

Kimbark Beverage Shoppe
1214 E 53rd St., Hyde Park

Luv Handles
308 E 47th St., Bronzeville

Max’s Take Out
20 E Adams St, the Loop

Modern Beauty Supply
5050 S Cottage Grove Ave., Bronzeville

Noah’s Beauty
2433 W 63rd St., Marquette Park

PILLARS
1167 W Madison St., Near West Side

Roseland Pharmacy
11254 S. Michigan Ave., Roseland

Sam’s quick stop

Shop Z Couture
9242 S Stony Island Ave., Calumet Heights

T-Mobile store
Englewood

Value Beauty Supply
2357 E. 75th St., South Shore

Venus Fashions
9147 S Commercial Ave., South Chicago

Victor’s Sportswear
4324 W Fullerton Ave., Hermosa

Warehouse Liquors
634 S Wabash Avenue, South Loop

25 Years Lost to Looting

Individual businesses – Goal met as of 6/8

Big Money Pawn
Back of the Yards

Chicago Lunchbox
400 S Financial Place, the Loop

Dez Deme House Of Styles
2142 W 95th Street, Beverly

Eleven City Diner
1112 S Wabash Ave, South Loop

Flamingos Bar and Grill
The Loop

Quesadilla Monarca
3645 W 83rd Place, Parkview

Re’Luxe Salon
512 N Franklin St., River North

Tracy Adduci Salon
408 N Clark Street, River North

X5 CUTS
672 N Dearborn Street, the Loop

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