Editors’ Letter: COOL HUNTING and the Ever-Changing Independent Media Landscape

What we are doing and how you can help

Dear Readers, As the world moves through a moment in time unlike any we’ve experienced, being a community is more important than ever. Community exists on many levels, of which COOL HUNTING’s is a small but important one. You—our readers, collaborators and partners—have always played a key role in defining the future. You’re creatives and designers and entrepreneurs who are passionate about making things and …

Community Organizations That Need Your Support

From food to financial relief, these initiatives provide crucial assistance

While many people all over the world feel uncertain and isolated, these surreal and unstable times can serve as a crucial reminder that we are not, in fact, alone. We’re part of a supportive society, and we’re each a valuable element of several communities. Beyond checking on your neighbors, family and friends; continuing to shop at local businesses; and Venmo-ing your favorite barista, bartender or …

Donate to Planned Parenthood on Behalf of the GOP with DefundRefund

A grassroots fundraising campaign called Defund Refund makes it simple to counteract the GOP’s efforts to shut down Planned Parenthood. The website allows users to easily donate to Planned Parenthood in the name of their favorite (or, perhaps more accurately, least favorite) GOP candidate each time they attack the organization—or anytime really—and keeps a running tally of all donations. Head to DefundRefund to make a …