Abi's Cafe
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Abi’s Cafe, like many other POC-owned businesses on Lake Street are raising money to help cover damages. The group will also be sharing resources with the affected community around them.

Bole Ethiopian Cuisine
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The family-owned Ethiopian restaurant was destroyed. Funds will be used for rebuilding and for helping other businesses that were impacted.

Captain Rebel
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Captain Rebel is a small clothing  business located on West Lake St. which was looted and robbed. After their goal is reached a portion of the funds will be used to help other local businesses that are not able to raise enough funds.

Cedar Child Care Center
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A Somali child care center run by two hard working immigrant women located on East Lake Street in Minneapolis was destroyed on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Funds will be used for the repair and rebuild.

Cutz Too Barbershop
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Cutz Too Barbershop has serviced the community for the last 20 years on East Lake St. in Minneapolis. The barbershop was destroyed due the recent unrest and funds will go towards repairs and rebuild.

E&L Supermarket and Deli
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E&L Supermarket and Deli is a small business owned by Adil Albosaad. E&L Supermarket and Deli sustained a significant amount of damage during the riots and protests that are happening as a result of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Fund will be used to rebuild and recover the damage caused by the riots.

El Sabor Chuchi
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This immigrant-owned business was destroyed on May 27, 2020. The store was previously rioted during a shutdown during COVID-19 as well. All donations will go directly towards rebuilding.

Flanders Bros Cycle
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Flanders Bros Cycle is a local bicycle shop that has provided high quality, high performance bikes and products for the last 47 years. The store was looted, and almost all inventory was stolen. Fund will be used to support the owners and cover any costs incurred that are not covered by insurance.

Jigjiga Business Center
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This fund is organized by Mowlid Khadar Jigre to help Somali owned businesses that were affected by the riots, particularly in the midtown-Phillips and uptown areas that were hit the hardest.

Knights Chamber Clothiers
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Knights Chamber Clothiers is a family-owned minority business founded in 1976 that specializes in suits, ties and outerwear. Unfortunately, the Knights Chamber was victim to the recent riots and looting. Funds raised will help rebuild their store after this tragic destruction.

Los Ocampo
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Los Ocampo restaurant was robbed, damaged, and vandalized. This fund will be used to cover employees’ salaries due to the temporary closure from the property destruction.

Maxwell’s Cafe & Market
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Maxwell’s Cafe & Market: Maxwell's cafe & market was hit by looters in Minneapolis. Windows and doors were shattered, and cash registers stolen. The owner has sent a claim to his insurance company, but needs help to pay his deductible. This is a minority owned business who needs your help recovering.

Midori’s Floating World Cafe
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Midori's Floating World Café is a Japanese minority-owned restaurant located around  the third precinct which was damaged in the recent riots. “Despite the damage, we are uplifted by our community and will persevere as we have always done. Physical objects can be replaced and repaired. We will rebuild and continue to grow with the people around us”. Donations will be used to rebuild and repair the restaurant.

Minnehaha Lake Wine & Spirits
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Minnehaha Lake Wine and Spirits was burnt down in the recent unrest. Funds will go towards helping employees as well as rebuilding. 

Nguyen Architects
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Nguyen Architects is a local architecture firm in Minneapolis, MN. Tan Nguyen has been the main architect principle of the company for over 20 years with his wife Anne-Marie Cisek working alongside him as his partner. The fires and riots destroyed the office building and everything inside. Funds will be used to rebuild the office.

Pineda Tacos
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La Pinda Tacos, a minority-owned family business that has served the community for 15 years, was looted and set on fire during recent events. Funds raised will go to the family.

Sanaag Restaurant and Coffee
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Sanaag Restaurant, located on Lake street, served the community by preparing meals for the elderly and charter school students during the pandemic. Unfortunately, on May 27, the store was vandalized, looted, and damaged. The funds raised will be used to repair the furniture, equipment, rent, and items damaged.

The Suitespot
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The Suitespot, a hair and spa salon owned and operated by a single-mother POC, Faatemah Ampey, was destroyed during the riots. Donations will help rebuild and help her support her local community.

Uncle Hugo’s
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Uncle Hugo's is one of the shining landmarks of science fiction & fantasy literature. It is part bookstore and part archival museum for written science fiction and fantasy books. It is located with its fellow Uncle (Uncle Edgar devoted to mystery) all under one roof in Minneapolis. It was burnt down due to the recent unrest.

Agencia Elektra
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The small, family-owned multipurpose store for the Hispanic community was destroyed. This family moved from Ecuador and put their life’s work into opening their business to help the community around them. Funds will be used to help rebuild and support the family.

Brightside Produce
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Brightside partners with small retailers throughout North and South Minneapolis to provide affordable, high quality fruits and vegetables to the community. Several of their partner retailers are damaged/closed, leaving residents with limited options to obtain fresh food. They have set up a GiveMN fundraiser to help deliver fresh produce directly to community members.

Carnicería La Huazteca
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Carniceria La Huazteca, a locally-owned grocery store on Lake Street, suffered major damage during the riots in Minneapolis in response to the senseless and tragic murder of George Floyd. Owned by Alfredo Zagal and his wife Marcela, Carniceria La Huazteca has served the community for seventeen years. Fund will be used for the rebuild.

Chicago Furniture
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Chicago Furniture Warehouse, located on Chicago Ave, is an Ethiopian owned business that was burned to the ground due to the recent riots. Funds will be used to replace furniture, rebuild the store and pay employees without a job.

Dragon Wok
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Dragon Wok Delivery, located across Cup Foods, has had to suspend operation due to their commitment to stand in solidarity with the community. The funds raised will provide relief for employees during this time.

East Lake Street Fund
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The businesses of La Michoacana Purepecha, Total Wireless, Granny’s Helpful Hands, and El Chuchi Market were destroyed. These small, independent, family businesses serve their neighborhood and all donations go towards cleaning/rebuilding.

Emily’s Eatery
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Emily’s eatery is a small, family-owned business that was destroyed after already losing out on a lot of business due to COVID-19. All donations will go towards helping the restaurant rebuild, and continue to support their local community.

Gandhi Mahal Restaurant
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Gandhi Mahal, located nearby the 3rd precinct, was burnt down. They hope to use funds to rebuild and continue to provide a community space for people to gather.

Joyeria Jelly
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This family-owned jewelry business was destroyed by the unrest in Minneapolis. All donations will go towards cleanup and rebuild.

La Tropicana
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La Tropicana, a small latino-owned restaurant located in Plaza Mexico was destroyed. This recently opened restaurant was already suffering losses due to COVID. All funds will be used to rebuild, and allow this hard-working immigrant owner to get back on his feet.

Mail Solutions Plus
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Kester Wubben just celebrated his 1 year anniversary of opening, and unfortunately his store was destroyed. This fund will go to supporting the business owner, and help him recover from the loss of his business.

Mercado Central
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Mercado Central, the only Latino-owned cooperative in Minnestoa has been destroyed. Founded in 1999, this community owned market has been a cultural landmark and cooperative for over 20 years. Funds will be used to directly repair, rebuild, and begin the road to recovery.

Midtown Global Market
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The Midtown Global Market, along with many businesses along Lake Street, need your support to rebuild and heal our neighborhood. All donations will go directly to help repair the damage and to help rebuild our small businesses throughout our community. 

Minnesota Transitions Charter Schools
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This fund was started to support the Minnesota Transitions Charter Schools grades 7 through 12. Funds will be used to rebuild and buy resources lost in the destruction of the schools.

Nutrition City
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Nutrition City is a small business that sells vitamins and supplements. The store was broken into and inventory was stolen, which is not covered by the owners insurance policy.

Pham’s Rice Bowl
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Pham’s Rice Bowl is a small, family owned restaurant that fell victim to the fires and looting on Lake Street in Minneapolis. For 10+ years, the Pham family served home cooked Chinese and Vietnamese dishes from the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. All proceeds will go to the Pham family.

Scores Sports Bar
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Scores Sports Bar was set to open in the spring of 2020, however, this black-owned business was destroyed on May 27th. Funds will be used to rebuild.

Town Talk Diner
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This Minneapolis landmark gastropub, Town Talk, was one of the local businesses that was victimized by the rioting and looting. Funds are being raised to help the recovery and rebuilding process. 

Urban Forage
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Urban Forage was looted and damaged on May 27th. Funds will go towards repairs of the building.

Ayeeyo Childcare Center and City Market
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Suad and her family have been a staple of Lake Street establishing several businesses. On May 27th, their businesses were greatly affected by the unrest in Minneapolis. Both Ayeeyo Childcare Center and City Market have been forced to close and are unable to serve their community at this time. Donations will be used for rebuilding.

Cal Surf
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The Cal Surf, a neighborhood skateboard/snowboard specialty shop that supports the Minneapolis community, was vandalized and looted. The funds will be used to cover insurance deductible, clean-up costs and time lost.

CarX
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CarX, located on Lake street, has been repairing vehicles on Lake Street since 1980 but was vandalized and looted. The funds raised will help replace tools, personal items to keep the shop running while rebuilding their shop.

Clientele Barbershop
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Clientele barbershop is a local barbershop that was unfortunately hit with vandalism in reaction to the recent death of George Floyd. Given the shutdown during COVID-19 and the current vandalism, funds are needed to help cover three months of back pay for rent, bills that have accumulated over the past three months, and allow for remodeling for covid-19 preparedness.

DreamHaven Restoration
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DreamHaven Books & Comics, located in the Twin Cities for 43 years, was among the stores looted and vandalized during the recent events. Funds raised will be used to cover what insurance doesn’t and replace lost and broken items.

El Rey Car Audio
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El Rey Car Audio, a small immigrant-owned family business located at 417 E Lake Street inside Plaza Mexico was destroyed. This business has served the south Minneapolis community for over 10 years. Funds will be used for rebuilding.

Fade Factory
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Fade Factory was a community hub for many in North Minneapolis. The business was destroyed on May 29. Funds will be used to rebuild.

Healing Path Wellness Services
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Healing Path Wellness Services, a black-owned mental health clinic in South Minneapolis was burnt down and destroyed. This clinic was been providing culturally appropriate and accessible mental health and social services for the community. Funds will be used to help rebuild the clinic.

Justice Family Beauty Supply
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Justice Family Beauty Supply, looted, vandalized and destroyed May 28, 2020. This minority immigrant owned business is left trying to pick up the pieces amidst mourning with the community in the middle of a pandemic. Donations will help rebuild and employ POC’s.

Lloyd’s Pharmacy
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Lloyd's Pharmacy is an independent, locally owned and operated pharmacy that has been a staple in the St. Paul community for over 100 years. The store was looted and destroyed by fire. Donations will be used to rebuild so that they can continue to support their local community.

Manny’s Tortas
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Manny’s Tortas is a family-owned restaurant that has been in operation since 1999. The fund will be used to help repair the damages, and a portion of the funds will be used to help other Lake Street small businesses in the area.

Metro Behavioral Health Clinic
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Metro Behavioral Health clinic has been serving Minneapolis for over 10 years, and was completely destroyed on May 29th. The funds will be used to rebuild, so that they can continue to remain a safe space and provide vital mental health services to the community.

Migizi Communications Inc.
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Migizi is an organization that nurtures the development of Native American youth. They are raising money to rebuild MIGIZI Communications Inc.'s building, and any donations will help make an impact on their mission of serving disadvantaged Native youth in and around the Twin Cities metro area.

MSP Jewelers
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MSP Jewelers is a small business jewelry store that was destroyed. The fund will be used to rebuild, cover costs of damages and goods, and get this small business back up and running.

Open Door Learning Center
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The Open Door Learning Center has been serving immigrants and refugees in the Twin Cities for years. They are raising money to help rebuild the Lake Street Open Door Learning Center. Volunteers at the Open Door Learning Center teach English and Citizenship classes to immigrants and refugees, which is crucial to empowering the community.

Phenom
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In the early morning of May 28th, Phenom (Saint Paul) was broken into and looted. Shortly after, the Downtown Minneapolis location was broken into and also looted. Throughout the day, both locations continued to be affected as the city was enraged. Major damage and heavy loss of inventory occurred at both locations. Funds will be used to rebuild.

Studiiyo23
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This local Minnesota clothing and sneaker store was looted and destroyed on May 27th. Funds will be used to support the owner in his rebuild efforts.

Trio
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This fund will be used to support the first 100% Black-Owned vegan restaurant in Minneapolis.