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Close Down Berks Detention Center's Fundraiser:

STOP DETAINING FAMILIES; SUPPORT STRIKING MOTHERS IN DETENTION

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BENEFITING: JUNTOS

Close Down Berks Detention Center

THE STORY:

Mothers pledge to stop working for less than a dollar a day until they and their children are released from indefinite incarceration. All proceeds donated will go directly to the women detained at the Berks prison, to allow them to support their children while on work strike.

The U.S. government is currently operating the Berks “family residential center," a detention camp for undocumented immigrant families, twenty minutes outside of Reading, PA. Women and children, as young as infants, are indefinitely detained while they fight their deportation proceedings, a process that can take years to finish. Women and children have stated that they are held in prison-like conditions, suffer from nutritional and medical neglect, required to work for $1 a day, and have reported that they and their children have been verbally abused and threatened by the guards.

Because of the unfair treatment and abuse mothers are striking until they and their children are released and the Berks center, like all immigration detention camps, is closed permanently.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,310

MONEY RAISED
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  • Matthew Archambeault

    $500

  • Carlson Lyon Family

    $50

  • Feder Del Castillo family

    $75

  • Mary Yee and Paul Uyehara

    $50

  • FRED HIRSCH

     

  • joe hiller

    $25

  • Tammy and Bud Hiller

    $100

  • Bethany

    $20

  • $20

    $20

  • Patrick-Knox Family

    $10

  • Adriel Orozco

    $20

  • alicia

    $20

  • Susanna Duncan

     

  • Irit Reinheimer

    $50

  • Walt & Jean Moyer

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Leart Ulaj

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $45

  • Tristan

    $20

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66% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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The Team: $1,310 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Tristan

Tristan

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $45

Thank you for your wonderful courage. Looking forward to your release to live with us on the outside of such institutions. I hope someday soon detainment facilities and all other oppressive institutions will be a sad memory only, and we'll all live together in peace, respect, and actual freedom. You give us hope here. Thank you for comming. 3 years ago

Leart Ulaj

Leart Ulaj

DONATION: $30

3 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $50

With love and solidarity from Cornell 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $30

Keep strong. ehugs. 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $35

Warm thoughts and care. Keep your spirits up, you are wanted. ehugs 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $30

Madpride 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $35

Solidarity from Madpride & neurodiverse community. 3 years ago

Walt & Jean Moyer

Walt & Jean Moyer

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Irit Reinheimer

Irit Reinheimer

DONATION: $50

3 years ago