Holistic Heaux creates the Rebellion Aid Relief Fund in the wake of George Floyd’s murder

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Holistic Heaux creates the Rebellion Aid Relief Fund in the wake of George Floyd’s murder

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I submitted this image because when George Floyd was murdered in my hometown while I was away , I felt powerless, unsure of how to help. Through social media I was able to see the tireless action taken in order to build up and preserve the hurting community. Small business owners Zedé and Zora Harut, of Holistic Heaux, are a fantastic example of such support. Along with other community organizers, Holistic Heaux collected funds to disperse and buy supplies for Black and brown women in Minneapolis during the unrest in the city. The program has since continued in an attempt to lessen the toll the pandemic has taken on mothers and children who are a part of a population that is much more at risk of becoming infected with the virus. The tireless work of the many individuals, like Zedé and Zora Harut and their business, Holistic Heaux, to provide relief throughout the uncertainty created by the pandemic and protests should be preserved and remembered for the positive impacts they have had on their community.

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This item was submitted on November 29, 2020 by Megan Bateman using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”:

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