In the wake of the recent murder of George Floyd, millions across the globe have resorted to peaceful protests. With millions more showing their support by donating to organizations that aim to support the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as provide financial assistance to those arrested during the protests and those impacted as a result of police brutality and racial hate crimes.
To help support those in need, we've shortlisted a few of the organizations that you can support from the Middle East.
The Official George Floyd Memorial Fund on GoFundMe
Founded by George Floyd's brother, Philonise, GoFundMe seeks to raise money for Floyd's funeral, as well as grief counseling for his family. It also aims to cover court costs and the education of his children. Please click here to donate
Communities United Against Police Brutality
Through advocacy, political action and education, Communities United Against Police Brutality aims to overcome the dangers associated with police brutality. Run solely by the help of volunteers, the initiative seeks to combat police brutality through the means of advocacy, political action, and education. Please click here to donate
Color of Change
Through monetary funds, Color of Change aims to provide bail for the many protestors arrested while supporting the movement. It also provides the much-needed funds required to end racial based violence. Please click here to donate
Black Visions Collective
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
North Star Health Collective
Based in Minneapolis, the North Star Health Collective consists of a group of nurses, doctors, and healthcare providers that aim to provide medical support and assistance to those harmed at the many Black Live Matter protests taking place in the US. Please click here to donate
Louisville Community Bail Fund
Louisville Community Bail Fund aims to pay the bail funds for all those protesting the death of Breonna Taylor within the city. The NGO also aims to provide protestors within the area with food and safety. Please click here to donate