Juneteenth is an important part of American History. This Juneteenth, consider donating to one of the charities below in support of this historic day.
Why is Juneteenth important?
Juneteenth, aka June 19th, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in the United States. It is a celebrated part of African-American culture and history since 1865. - Gigi (Jeweler at Steven Singer Jewelers)
For More Information view this article by the Smithsonian:
These foundations are Philly-based. At Seven Singer Jewelers, we are a local Philly jeweler and feel it is important to give back to our own community. The organizations listed below will help uplift, support and make a difference.
Philadelphia Black Giving Circle: Their Mission is to cultivate charitable giving within the black community, build capacity and financial sustainability of Black-Led Non-Profits, and address the most pressing needs facing the Black Community in the Greater Philadelphia region.
PBGC works in conjunction with the Poise Foundation.
The Poise Foundation: Their mission is to assist the Black community in achieving self-sustaining practices, through strategic leadership, collective giving, grantmaking and advocacy.
The Milk Creek Urban Farm: Their mission as an educational farm and environmental education center located in West Philadelphia. We are dedicated to improving local access to fresh, chemical-free produce at low cost for the immediate Mill Creek community and surrounding neighborhoods. They are a people of color-led non-profit organization in service of communities of color in need of basic resources.
Want to Educate yourself?
Subscribe to this Newsletter: Anti-Racism Daily. Their Newsletter is committed to educating the larger community and POC lead. Their newsletter covers daily topics of racism and systematic oppression in society. Topics range from politics to pop culture, healthcare to the environment, and more.
They also offer Anti-Racism education and inspiration for school and companies through online courses and speaking events.
Planning on being out for Father’s Day? Why not stop at one of these local Black-Owned Businesses:
Hot and New Amina just opened in Old City! Chef Darryl Harmon is from NJ and an Award-Winning Chef from the Lure Group. Chef Harmon brings us a fresh upscale dining experience with his new restaurant.
Brooker’s Located in the Heart of West Philly. Brooker’s brings southern comfort food to Philly. It is also located next to the Wine Garden West where you can enjoy drinks at an outdoor oasis afterwards.
Fanny Lou’s Porch offers a more casual dining experience with Vegan Friendly options.
You can always check out EatOkra to see more local Black-Owned restaurants near you!