The ongoing coronavirus crisis continues to have profound effects on our society: Schools and business are shuttered, hospitals are overwhelmed, and unemployment numbers are rising. The tragedies, both big and small, can be difficult to process. While it is easy to feel powerless in such an unprecedented situation, T&C has compiled some ways to support others during this challenging time.
First and foremost, the best way to help right now is to listen to the on preventing the further spread of COVID-19. Even if you're not in a high-risk group, it's everyone's civic responsibility to help vulnerable individuals from contracting the virus. Practice social-distancing; wash your hands often and clean off surfaces; cover your mouth when you sneeze and cough, and don't touch your face. And, most importantly, stay home unless you're an essential worker.
From volunteering locally to donating to global charities, here are some other ways you can help support communities both near and far.
Donate to Hospitals and Healthcare Workers
Hospitals are facing a shortage of crucial resources to properly combat COVID-19. From delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical machinery to providing training and expertise, these organizations are helping healthcare workers stay safe on the front lines.
Fund Scientific Research
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Help the Hungry
With many people out of work or unable to shop for groceries, food insecurity and hunger are serious concerns for the country’s vulnerable populations, like the elderly, homeless, undocumented workers, and the many millions of people who have been furloughed or laid off in the wake of the pandemic. Here are places that help feed those in need.
Aid the Arts and Artists
幸运飞艇分析软件自动As arts institutions have shuttered, many artists and performers have lost their income, and income to museums, theaters, and more has dried up. Here are organizations that support dancers, actors, artists, and more.
Support Small Businesses
Unfortunately, it is not a matter of if small businesses will be affected by the social-distancing, but how devastating those effects will be. For those looking to help now, explore these options, from donations to volunteer work to keep businesses afloat and ensure a speedy recovery.
Volunteer Your Time
幸运飞艇分析软件自动For many of us, it is frustrating to hear that staying at home is the best way to help the spread of coronavirus. If you are unable to donate financially or looking to do more, here are several options.