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Covid-19 SOS

Nonprofits and businesses in need

by Maggie McMillin

From the June, 2020 issue

In the past few weeks, Dawn Treader and West Side book shops talked to MLive about how the novel coronavirus is impacting their business, the WSG Gallery became one of several local organizations to close its doors and move online, and a recent survey finds that 97% of businesses in town have been affected in some way by the pandemic. lists Ann Arbor fundraisers here, but many local nonprofits and businesses are seeking support through other giving channels.

Our list, below, is more comprehensive and will be continually updated. If your cause is not included, let us know in the comments.


826 Michigan

Ann Arbor Art Center

Ann Arbor Civic Theatre

Ann Arbor Film Festival

Ann Arbor Summer Festival

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

The Ark

Community Action Network

Dawn Farm

Ecology Center

Food Gatherers

Groundcover News

Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley

Hands-On Museum

Humane Society of Huron Valley

Jim Toy Community Center

Kerrytown Concert House

Leslie Science & Nature Center

Michigan Theater Foundation

Neutral Zone

Purple Rose Theatre

Ozone House

Peace Neighborhood Center


SCRAP Ann Arbor

Shelter Association of Washtenaw County

Tea Haus relief programs

United Way of Washtenaw County Covid-19 recovery fund

Washtenaw Alano Club

Wild Swan Theater

Ann Arbor YMCA

Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan

Young People's Theater

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels


Alley Bar staff fund (goal met)


Arcade Barbers


Aut Bar staff fund

Blue Lion Fitness

Caravan Shop

Concentrate Media

Crazy Wisdom Bookstore

Dawn Treader Book Shop

El Harissa Market (goal met)

Encore Records

Fresh Forage

Frita Batidos (goal met)

Haymaker employee relief fund (goal met)

Juicy Kitchen (goal met)

Literati Bookstore (goal met)

Mani/Isalita/Mikette staff stipend

Poke Fish


Ray's Red Hots


U-M Law School Cafe (goal met)

Varsity Barber Shop

West Side Book Shop     (end of article)

[Originally published in June, 2020.]


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