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Resources

Black Lives Matter Resources: Somos Ilegales Cuando La Ley Está Contra La Gente. Stand with us in support of the black community in America, who has endured injustice and systemic oppression for far too long.

Humans4 (Formerly Hospitality United): a non-profit organization aimed at helping strengthen local communities through various missions. Humans4 started as Hospitality United during COVID-19 a grassroots organization feeding medical workers at New York Hospitals and supporting local restaurants that are still providing food for takeout and delivery.

No Us Without You – $33 Provides groceries for one week for 4 people

SNAP State Directory of Resources: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Creative Capital: A list of recourses and grants for those who work in the arts

CORE Grants: Support to families with children who work in the food & beverage service industry

More Resources: We have put together a sheet of recourse for hospitality workers, undocumented workers, and more. This list is constantly being updated, so please let us know if you have questions or recourses we should add. Please contact us at question@ilegalmezcal.com

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How You Can Help

GET POLITICAL:

Call your representatives to demand the bar & restaurant industry is part of the stimulus plan in response to COVID-19. Capital switchboard number – (202) 224-3121

If you’re a U.S. citizen and not registered to vote, or you recently moved, it’s quick and easy to register and update your voter registration here: Register!

SHOP ILEGAL APPAREL:

Since the company began we have supported and contributed to a number of groups working to affect social change for the better. On March 18, 2020, Ilegal made a donation of $50,000 to the USBG Relief Fund.  We are in this together and we look forward to bellying up to the bar with you all again soon.  In the meantime to support those who are most vulnerable, the profits from the sale of our apparel shop will be split between the organizations below.