How to Help Those in Need During the Coronavirus Crisis

Here is a list of organizations that are helping those in need during this Coronavirus crisis

Help During the Coronavirus Crisis
Helping those in need during the Coronavirus crisis. Photo/Shutterstock

With communities shutting down across the world, it can be easy for many of us to feel helpless as we hole-up in our homes during the Coronavirus Crisis.

But fear not! There are so many people doing the good and important work that is required in this moment of international emergency.

Here is a list of organizations that are helping those in need in this crazy Coronavirus Crisis. Consider contributing to one or all of them!

Feeding America in the Coronavirus Crisis

This organization is committed to feeding those in need across the United States through a nationwide network of food banks.

Their mission has never been more necessary than in this time of uncertainty.

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As many businesses close or reduce service, we can expect more people to need nutritional support. Donate here.

No Kid Hungry

With schools closing across the nation, millions of children who depend on free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches will lose access to their daily nutrients.

No Kid Hungry is doubling its efforts to help those who need to locate meals during the ongoing school closures.

The organization has sent emergency grants to food banks and local community groups, diverting resources to feed children in the hardest-hit communities. Donate here.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels delivers food to the country’s elderly population—a demographic being hit hardest by the present pandemic.

Show some love to our forebears by donating here.

The CDC Foundation

The Center for Disease Control is working overtime as they respond to the pandemic through research, development of vaccines, and up-to-date information for the American public.

The foundation needs funds to support state and local health departments in the US, and to play its role in the global response through logistics, personal protective equipment, and other essential supplies. Donate here.

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The American Red Cross

As the disease spreads, the number of eligible blood donors is shrinking.

The esteemed medical-relief organization is urging all eligible, healthy donors to give blood and platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply flow and avoid potential shortages. Make an appointment here.

Global Giving

Donations to Global Giving’s coronavirus relief fund will assist local organizations in affected areas to respond to urgent needs for health care, food, and water.

It also plans to meet longer-term education and recovery efforts. Donate here.

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