NYC United Against Coronavirus - Resources and Information
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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2) is a global pandemic virus currently prevalent throughout NYC. This document contains information and resources to help New Yorkers respond to the coronavirus. Please note there is a lot of misinformation out there so please check all medical/science information with the current CDC and WHO guidelines.
A group of volunteers are working on this project. You can reach us at [email protected] We are on Twitter, Instagram, and we have a Facebook Group and Facebook Page. If you have any questions or comments, please email [email protected] To volunteer, please fill out this form.
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NYC Mutual Aid - General
Mutual aid organizations facilitate exchange of resources and services for mutual benefit. Browse through the rest of our document’s categories for more mutual aid groups and opportunities.
C-19 Help Squad- Give Help, Get Help
Couriers and delivery - Corona Couriers - A collective of cyclists willing to courier supplies to people in need for free, using low contact methods. Email [email protected] to request supplies or volunteer
NYC Mutual Aid Network - http://mutualaid.nyc and Formalized Volunteer Webform
Evangel Christian Center - Food Pantry - Food pantry reports that they have substantial food in excess of neighborhood needs, but don't have a means to transport it; they would like to get word out to volunteers who may want to pick up and distribute food. Located in Long Island City but would like to help distribute food elsewhere - website - Open 9-12 Saturday and during the week; call Andrew 917-213-5452
The End Is Queer: NYC Mutual Aid - Facebook Group / Discord (discord preferred) - City wide queer centered mutual aid
Make the Road New York - Direct support and advocacy for NY's most vulnerable community members, including undocumented folks, sex workers, and others. In addition to the advocacy work Make the Road does all the time, they have stepped up services during the covid crisis, including delivering groceries to homebound and vulnerable neighbors via a "Bicycle Brigade." They're set up a COVID emergency response fund here: donate to the emergency response fund - facebook - twitter - contact
NYC Veterans’ Alliance - We are a NYC-based grassroots nonprofit welcoming queries from veterans, military members, and their families in the Metro area. Helping with immediate needs and connecting veterans and their families with unique benefits and resources available to them - Website with mutual aid request form, Facebook page - email: [email protected]
Transportation Alternatives #BikeMatch program - connecting New Yorkers who have an extra bicycle to those who need one. We match people based on neighborhood and size, and then they coordinate to meet up and exchange the bike - link - email [email protected]
West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing (WSFSSH) - a nonprofit that provides affordable housing and supportive services to low-income older adults and persons with special needs. We serve over 2,200 individuals living in 28 buildings across the Upper West Side, Harlem, Chelsea, and the Bronx. The majority of our residents are isolated in their apartments and are unable to go out to secure necessary food, medication, and supplies. Our front line staff is working tirelessly to support our residents, but we need volunteers and donations. Volunteers will run errands and package/deliver meals and care packages for residents. This will NOT require any face-to-face contact with residents. Donations of PPE, cleaning supplies, household products, personal care products, shelf-stable food, individually wrapped snacks, craft/hobby supplies, etc. will be distributed to each residential building. Please complete the following Google form to volunteer or donate - google form - website - email: [email protected]
Requests for donations of time, supplies, and other.
Connections between restaurants and healthcare workers
Feed Brooklyn Heroes - Find out how to support local restaurants to feed local healthcare workers in Brooklyn - instagram - http://bit.ly/feedbrooklynheroes to find the fundraisers to support these restaurants
Local Meals For Brooklyn Hospital Center Staff - Raising funds for local restaurants to supply meals to Brooklyn Hospital staff - GoFundMe
Fuel the Fight NYC - Sponsoring meals catered by local restaurants to NYC hospital workers on the front lines of COVID-19 - if you are connected to a restaurant and want to help, fill out the restaurant interest form - if you are a healthcare worker and are interested in receiving deliveries, fill out the healthcare delivery request form - instagram - donate to the gofundme or venmo @FuelThe-Fight-NY