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May 3, 2020

New York Bar Foundation: Launching a COVID-19 Emergency Legal Relief Fund. Donations to the fund will assist New Yorkers across the state in recovering from the impacts of COVID-19 through its grant program, with gifts matched up to $7,000 in recognition of these urgent needs and in honor of its 70th anniversary.

May 1, 2020

TD Bank: Allocating $25 million to TD Community Resilience, which helps organizations engaged in COVID-19 response and community recovery.

May 1, 2020

Morgan Stanley: Adding an additional $15 million in grants to support the ongoing relief efforts to the global COVID-19 crisis, building upon its previously announced $10 million commitment.

May 1, 2020

LIXIL: Repurposing 3D printers in New Jersey to make vital face shields that help keep healthcare workers safe.

May 1, 2020

General Mills: Announced it will be making and donating $5 million worth of products to Feeding America and its network of 200 member food banks, food pantries and meal programs.

April 2, 2020

Junior Achievement USA: Help bring engaging virtual learning experiences to young people in homes and virtual classrooms across the country or consider giving your time as a virtual JA volunteer.

April 2, 2020

PHILLIPS Programs for Children and Families  (Washington, D.C.): Contribute to grocery gift cards for students in need of meals. $10 will feed a child breakfast, lunch and dinner for a day; $150 will feed a family for a week.

April 1, 2020

CDC Foundation: Addressing a wide variety of items where federal funding is not available or available rapidly enough, including procurement of personal protective equipment, hiring staff with specialized skills, distribution of donated supplies, development of educational and awareness campaigns, support to local health departments, development of new tracking tools and much more.

March 30, 2020

Sesame Workshop (Yellow Feather Fund): Requesting support from funders for a broad variety of free resources designed to help parents provide comfort and manage anxiety, as well as help with creating routines, fostering playful learning at home, and staying physically and mentally healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 30, 2020

Children’s House at Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, MD): Gift cards to give to families and contributions to support their programs are greatly appreciated. They are preparing for a two- to three-month period of major instability.

March 25, 2020

Community Foundations: Relief funds supporting nearly 160 U.S. community foundations in 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, for those affected by COVID-19 — directing critical relief to local nonprofits and partnering with local governments and health organizations to help contain its spread.

March 25, 2020

Miriam’s Kitchen (Washington, D.C.): Core supply needs include shelf-stable food like canned goods and boxed non-perishables to give to recently housed clients so they can shelter in place, paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, and tissues), hand soap, disinfectant wipes, and feminine hygiene products.

March 23, 2020

Feeding America: Feeding America is committed to serving communities and individuals facing hunger across America, wherever they are. You can help make sure we can be there for our neighbors in need during this time of uncertainty.

March 23, 2020

American Red Cross: With an unprecedented cancelation of blood drives, the Red Cross must collect about 13,000 blood donations and more than 2,500 platelet donations every day. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood.

March 23, 2020

Fund for Public Schools (New York City): Donations to the COVID-19 Response Effort will support innovative and rapid solutions to strengthen the NYCDOE’s response efforts and directly help students, families, and educators during this time.

March 23, 2020

Generation Hope (Washington, D.C.): Current donation requests for Generation Hope’s Emergency Fund include laptops/iPads (since campuses are closed, scholars cannot use library or school resources, and many do not have laptops or computers at home) and hot spots or Wi-Fi access.

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