COVID-19 Resources and Ways to Help

Information

Philly COVID response and info – Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive updates to your phone. Call our helpline 24/7 to speak with a health care professional: 1-800-722-7112.

Info via the Inquirer

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Receive Help

Philly Physical and Mental Health

Request from Philly Mutual Aid – COVID support

Apply for COVID unemployment benefits

Hunger Relief at Philabundance

Find free meals for students while schools are closed

Emergency Food Assistance via PA Dept of Agriculture

Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund offers a mix of new grants and zero-interest loans for businesses that make under $5 million in annual revenue. Tiers include:

  1. Microenterprise Grants — $5,000 per business for businesses with less than $500,000 in annual revenue.
  2. Small Business Grants — Up to $25,000 per business for businesses with annual revenue between $500,000 and $3 million.
  3. Small Business Zero-Interest Loan — Up to $100,000 per business for businesses with annual revenue between $3 million and $5 million.

Donate / Give

Give to Philly Mutual Aid – COVID support – Fill out this form

The PHL COVID-19 Fund will rapidly and equitably deploy solutions and resources to help our nonprofit community navigate near-and longer-term challenges from COVID-19 and ensure that critical resources remain available for those in our community who need it most.

Residents who wish to volunteer to look into the Medical Reserve Corps, which will accept help from health care professionals and others who can be trained to provide clerical and data assistance in clinical settings.

Key Skills Hub Volunteer Portal:  the Philadelphia Foundation has introduced an online tool that connects nonprofits with professionals who want to donate their skills, pro bono.

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund has been working really hard in the past few days to bail out the most vulnerable / people without any convictions.

Prevention Point Philadelphia: they do really crucial work with HIV and providing syringes , and are providing a lot of services right now despite the virus.

SEAMAAC works with the elderly south east asian, asian, and pacific islander folks. they also generally work with asian refugees. they are a legit non profit and are fundraising to deliver culturally appropriate groceries to isolated seniors.

Project Safe a local organization that supports sex workers

 

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