Ways to help during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting thousands of people all over the world. One of the worst things about the whole situation is the feeling that there is nothing we can do about it, except stay home. If you are tired of feeling helpless and are looking for ways to help, we have put together a list of organizations & projects that are accepting donations and assistance to ensure that those in need receive medicine, food, and aid. 

Dar una mano Ecuador - Many people in Ecuador depend on their daily jobs to survive and acquire food, and while they are not working they lack resources to provide for their families. You can buy food baskets that will be donated to people and families in need. 

WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund - is a secure way for individuals, philanthropies, and businesses to contribute to the WHO-led effort to respond to the pandemic.

American Red Cross - The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood.

The Salvation Army - We need support from our communities to continue to meet the daily needs of these vulnerable populations. Your donations will continue to help us respond to the situation.

CDC Foundation - The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work. Give to Combat Coronavirus: New Crowdfunding Campaign

Direct Relief - Direct Relief works in the U.S. and internationally to equip doctors and nurses with life-saving medical resources to care for the world's most vulnerable people.

No Kid Hungry - Millions of children are losing the healthy meals they depend on as the coronavirus closes schools. But No Kid Hungry has a plan to feed them. 

International Medical Corps - You can help us provide lifesaving healthcare and supplies to children, families, and communities who have lost everything due to natural disasters, war, and conflict, or disease.

Global Giving - Your donation to this fund will help stop the virus's spread and give communities on the front lines of the crisis the resources they need to act quickly and protect the most vulnerable.