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Ways to Help Families Impacted by Ohio Immigration Raids

 

Updated: June 11, 2018

Donate $ to Support Raid Response Legal Services

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)

Support ABLE’s Immigration Advocacy Project and help the families affected by this large workplace raid. Donate here.

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities is accepting monetary donations to provide free legal representation for the victims of the Sandusky raids through our Immigration Legal Services Program. To make a monetary donation, please mail a check made payable to”Catholic Charities” with “workplace raid support” in the memo line to Attn: Camille Gill, Catholic Charites, 7800 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102. At this time Catholic Charities is only accepting monetary donations for legal representation.

Donate $ to Support Community and Humanitarian Response

Church of God of Prophecy (Willard)

Hemos decidido coleccionar fondos para todas las familias afectadas en la redada.Familias enteras han sido dejas sin su proveedor primordial. Estamos pidiendo a nuestros hermanos y comunidad que se unan en este tiempo de crisis para muchas madres, padres y aún más niños. Cualquier donación hace la diferencia. Gracias y Dios bendiga.

We’ve decided to collect funds for all the families affected by the recent raid. Entire families have been left without their primary provider. We’re asking our fellow brethren and community to unite in this time of crisis for many mothers, fathers and even more children. Any donation makes a difference. Thank you & God bless.

St. Paul’s Catholic Church (Norwalk)

St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Norwalk, where many of the detainees attended, is also accepting donations. You can donate to:

Immigration Outreach
St. Paul Catholic Church
91 East Main Street
Norwalk, OH 44857

Supply Donation Drives, By Location

CLEVELAND

Lorain Ohio Immigrant Rights Association and Immigration Working Group

Accepting donations of diapers, wipes, baby food, formula, non-perishable food items, cash cards and household necessities. All donations will be distributed directly to families in need by LOIRA.   MORE INFO HERE.

Donations will be accepted at the Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus Office (11910 Detroit, Lakewood OH 44107) on the following dates from 4pm to 8pm: Wednesday, June 13; Thursday June 14; Friday June 15.

Donations will also be accepted during the Interfaith Prayer Service for Immigrant Families at Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ (2592 W14th Street, Cleveland OH 44113) on Saturday, June 16 from 1pm to 3pm.

LORAIN

El Centro: 2800 Pearl Ave Lorain Ohio, will be accepting donations of food, disposable diapers, baby wipes, baby food, small children’s shoes. El Centro will also take cash donations.

TOLEDO

Adelante, The Latino Resource Center

Send cash donations

Supply donations will be accepted Monday-Fridays from 9am to 5pm at office (520 Broadway Street in Toledo) and on Saturday, June 9 from 8am to 12pm at Walbridge Park (2761 Broadway Street, Toledo).

Collecting formula, diapers, wipes, bottles (larger size), Children’s Tylenol, new or gently used summer clothing, baby food, children’s snacks and cereal, underwear, new socks, new or very gently used shoes.

Take Action

Share the Families Help Line.  The raids response legal team has created a helpline for families of those arrested and detained.  The number is 419-871-8113.  Currently, it’s a recording in Spanish with basic info.  Soon, it will be staffed by people who will be able to answer questions about their loved ones.

Sign the Petition to Governor Kasich, calling on him to publicly stand with Ohioans and condemn these unjust raids from Central Ohio Worker Center.  Sign and share here.

Call Congress and tell them not to fast-track the deportation of Corso’s workers, via  ACLU of Ohio: Call 1-833-290-2258 today, and then share this post from ACLU of Ohio.

Sign the petition to DHS Secretary Nielsen from America’s Voice Ohio.  Sign and share here.