THE STATE OF COVID-19

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GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

STATE GOVERNMENT

  • Louisiana: Primary supplies needed are N95 Mask (10,000), surgical gowns (10,000), and small bottles of hand sanitizer (20,000).
  • Massachusetts: Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency is requesting surgical/procedure masks, N95/N99 masks (respirators), face masks with integrated shield, PAPRs, goggles, gloves, protective suits/gowns, booties/shoe covers, head covers, hand sanitizer, and sanitizing wipes.
  • Maine: Requesting medical supplies, including masks, hospital gowns, and coverings for workers.
  • Maryland: Governor’s office is referring companies interested in helping to this site for methods to donate and volunteer.
  • New York: Requesting gloves, masks, and gowns. The state is willing to provide funding to any company to obtain the proper equipment and personnel.
  • Utah: Requesting N95 masks (10,800,000), isolation gowns (4,300,000), surgical masks (33,800,000), face shields (10,800,000)medical grade goggles (3,500,000) and other personal protective equipment.  

NONPROFITS/CHARITIES

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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 threemonth period of major instability 
  • 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 help students, families, and educators directly during this time.
  • Miriam’s Kitchen (Washington DC)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 soapdisinfectant wipes, and feminine hygiene products. 
  • Generation Hope (Washington DC): 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.
  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Immediate needs include emergency shelter (hotel stays), cleaning supplies, paper products, food and beverages, personal hygiene products and aid for transportation costs.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Disney: Donating 100,000 N95 masks to emergency relief efforts in New York, California and Florida.
  • First Horizon Foundation: Donating $2.5 million to support meal, educational and emergency assistance relief in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
  • Johnson & Johnson: Partnering with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to commit more than $1 billion to coronavirus vaccine research and development.
  • Reformation: Partnering with the City of Los Angeles to make masks in its Los Angeles factory for essential workers who need them.
  • Sweetgreen: Delivering free food to the hospital workers and medical personnel on the front lines of the crisis.
  • Real Estate Board of New York: Member company A&E Real Estate Management offered three month’s free rent to pizzeria donating meals to hospital workers.

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