This site seeks to support those hardest hit by the current financial crisis by helping to match willing stimulus recipients with organizations directly providing resources to those impacted by the pandemic. It is modeled is after a site created by two Baltimoreans.
Erica Etelson is a writer and longtime Berkeley resident who has been active in community choice energy and other local causes including, most recently, the creation of Covid-19 mutual aid networks.
Dave Peattie is president of the Berkeley Disaster Prep Neighborhood Network, an all-volunteer 501(c)3, dedicated to building a more resilient and equitable community to prepare for and respond to large-scale emergencies. He is also president of the Thousand Oaks Neighborhood Association in Berkeley, where he lives with his wife and three furry beasts.