Check on Older Neighbors with a Call, Text or Talk through the door. Home quarantine can be very lonely and possibly life-threating to those with mobility issues.
Donated blood has decreased dramatically. Healthy, eligible donors are urged to come out and give to ensure there’s lifesaving blood on the shelves for those who need it most. Visit the American Red Cross: www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive
During this time organizations are running low on food items, help them stay well-stocked for those in need. Visit www.serve.ca.gov to find one near you.
Vulnerable seniors are at greatest risk amid COVID-19. Let’s help keep them safe and cared for. Contact your local Meals on Wheels organization, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org If your local program is not taking volunteers consider donating non-perishable items or money.
Every Californian can safely help their community during these difficult times.
Here are some ways you can make a difference:
Nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable communities – like seniors and low-income families – need your help. Find a fund to donate to nonprofits in your community on the Philanthropy California COVID-19 Response Page: www.philanthropyca.org/covid-19-response.
Create hygiene kits and drop off at a shelter for people experiencing homelessness to help them stay healthy.
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