Fundraisers

No Sweat – raising funds for Oporajeo, a worker-owned factory in Bangladesh run by those involved in the Rana Plaza rescue mission – They have:

    • Switched production from T-shirts to medical masks and aprons to support local hospitals.
    • Sent the majority of workers home on full pay to prevent the spread of infection.
    • Set up an internal fund to ensure that basic salaries are paid during the crisis.
    • Created a rationing facility for workers and the local community in case a national lockdown leads to food shortages.

Set up an emergency call centre for workers to get information and ask for support.

    A solidarity fund is being created to help raise money to support their emergency response efforts.
    Garment Worker Center COVID-19 Emergency Fund: Ensuring garment workers in LA have access to the resources and support they need at this time, who are struggling with: rent, threatened job security, food insecurity, poor working conditions.

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