COVID-19 Mutual Aid

Pilsen Alliance and our allies at Femme Defensa work to serve our hardest hit communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We assist in providing mutual aid support, including foodboxes, emergency funds & tenants rights training and direct action advocacy. Our work is centered and focused on most vulnerable populations including elder citizens, people with disabilities, the homeless, undocumented immigrants and working-class families in our community.

To volunteer with mutual aid, please email: For all inquiries for support please email or call 312-243-5440

Donate to the Love Fridge

The Love Fridge is a Chicago mutual aid group grounded in food, working to place community refrigerators across the city.

There are several love fridges in the community, including one in Pilsen!

To find a love fridge near you, please visit:


Emergency Assistance During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our neighbors especially working -class immigrant essential workers like Oscar DeLeon.

During difficult times, individuals like Oscar, who after months battling COVID-19, he was in dire straits with medical expenses and unable to keep up with his rent.

Click here to learn about his story:

Thanks to your support, we were able to provide Oscar and his family $1,000.00 to help him get back on his feet.

Please continue to support our mutual aid emergency fund by donating to us at


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