Crowdsourced King County COVID Volunteer Opportunities
This list is organized by "what's needed". Please use your resources to help our neighbors, share this list to your networks, and please add missing opportunities
|Organization||Project||Click to sign up||Volunteer location||Description||Where?||Main Website|
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
|Traffic and Parking and Coordination Support||https://form.jotform.com/200795007750150||Mt. Baker neighborhood||Volunteers in this position would be expected to block off a section of the street (if needed), direct clients that have signed up for an appointment (while clients remain in their car). You’ll be staying more than 6 feet away from any clients that come through but playing an important role as this event requires a lot of logistical support.||In-Person||https://acrs.org/|
|Ballard Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||Just show up||Ballard neighborhood|
Volunteers are the heart of Ballard Food Bank. Every month more than 135 volunteers donate 2,000+ hours of service. They recover and sort food, stock shelves, and help clients shop
|Catholic Community Services||Food delivery to at-risk neighbors||https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=RLmkslZnqUiqgSy_-zHPa6JrRSNYlMxOsjyMPKHY0XhUOVhRTk04S0VKUjEyRFFVQ05RUFNPTlk4Wi4u||Issaquah||Volunteer Services is looking for volunteers to help deliver groceries to seniors during the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of your neighbors who are older adults, or adults living with disabilities and chronic health conditions are unable to leave their homes safely and could use your help! Protocol is set up to adhere to social distance guidelines to protect both the volunteer and the client. Please contact our office for more information. This qualifies as an essential service that volunteers can provide.||In-Person||https://ccsww.org/get-help/services-for-seniors-people-with-disabilities/volunteer-services/volunteer-services-king-county/|
|Catholic Community Services||Transportation support||https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=RLmkslZnqUiqgSy_-zHPa6JrRSNYlMxOsjyMPKHY0XhUOVhRTk04S0VKUjEyRFFVQ05RUFNPTlk4Wi4u||Issaquah||While many of us are practicing social distancing, there are many low-income seniors and adults with disabilities who need essential medical transportation to their cancer treatments and dialysis. If you can help even once a week, it would make a huge impact in getting our clients to their life-sustaining treatments. This qualifies as an essential service that volunteers can provide.||In-Person||https://ccsww.org/get-help/services-for-seniors-people-with-disabilities/volunteer-services/volunteer-services-king-county/|
|Eloise's Cooking Pot Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||themadf.org/volunteer||Takoma|
Deliver food to our home-bound seniors living with disabilities. Prepare groceries for delivery, deliver groceries to clients on our routes, and more.
|Emergency Feeding||Food delivery to at-risk neighbors||https://www.emergencyfeeding.org/volunteer||Renton||The Emergency Feeding Program began in 1977 as a partnership between the Black United Clergy for Action and the Church Council of Greater Seattle. Their goal was to create a food assistance network that would provide high quality food to all parts of King County.||In-Person||https://www.emergencyfeeding.org/mission-2|
|Emergency Relief Corps||Help with materials and prep for sack lunches||https://www.facebook.com/FromTheHeartPNW/photos/a.417547148956186/516980142346219/?type=3&theater||Lake City neighborhood|
If you're in or near Lake City and are able to help with this awesome effort, or are in need of sack lunches, get in touch with the awesome folks over at From The Heart PNW!
|FamilyWorks Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||https://familyworksseattle.org/current-volunteer-opportunities/||Wallingford neighborhood|
The FamilyWorks Food Banks (located in Wallingford and Greenwood) are dedicated to providing fresh, healthy food to people and families in our community who are experiencing hunger or are in danger of experiencing hunger
Homeless Organizing Community Seattle
|Food/supplies sourcing/prep/delivery for homeless neighbors||https://www.facebook.com/groups/homelessorganizingseattle||As requested||Join the FB group, offer your help to posts that are made, share how you'd like to help||Remote||https://www.facebook.com/groups/homelessorganizingseattle|
|HospitalHero||Help healthcare workers with meals, errands, petcare|
Volunteers can help healthcare workers in their neighborhood with meals, errands, pet care, and more. You choose when and how to volunteer. Healthcare workers can also share their needs, so please spread the word!
|Immanuel Food Bank||Monday food bank support||https://www.icsseattle.org/get-involved/volunteer-opportunities/||South Lake Union neighborhood||At Immanuel Community Services, in addition to our regular protocols, we have implemented extra hygiene and sanitation rules due to COVID-19. Because of this, we are in need of extra volunteers, specifically at our weekly food bank. Many of our regular food bank volunteers are in an "at-risk" group for COVID-19 and have elected to stay home, so while we are in need of more volunteers than usual, we are experiencing a drop in numbers and we expect this to continue. People still need to eat, so we want to continue to provide food!||In-Person||https://www.icsseattle.org/our-programs/food-bank/|
|Lifelong||Food delivery to at-risk neighbors||https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1556522184||Georgetown neigbhorhood||In the midst of COVID-19, Lifelong needs volunteers now more than ever to provide groceries and meals to our medically vulnerable clients. As this is a continually changing situation, volunteers are able to sign up for as many volunteers shifts as they are able to in support our operations. Your help will go to the greatest need in the midst of this crisis. We have both on-site and off-site volunteer opportunities available. Please email email@example.com for more information.||In-Person||.org/group-volunteershttps://www.lifelong|
|Mutual Aid Solidarity Network||Food delivery to at-risk neighbors||https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeWvT_GQbcTTM2O1VVGJ6wsQeYW27PO1RvhSKSj45QR4lvNQQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2PYu-0kmaj704QRzONaR3YUwMtFgLR_8T_jLtWpMGTk_d08PkSR_-ymSk||As requested||In the near future, we are considering expanding the types of mutual aid we offer. These might include transportation, emotional support, household assistance, childcare, dog walking, petsitting, etc. Please note access details when possible, like: are you able to be scent-free||In-Person||https://www.facebook.com/covid19mutualaid|
|Neighborhood Pods||Food delivery to at-risk neighbors||https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j8ADhLEuKNDZ1a_opmzudywJPKMXcNKu01V1xY2MiIA/preview?fbclid=IwAR3YwYEbJNN5LUgchqTD-vj-Qx4eUU4nCVZw4Ey7LuYHXzNowwhtSM2uPGg||As requested||As a neighborhood point person, you’d take on the responsibility of reaching out to your neighbors, checking in on what needs are arising on your block, coordinating a neighborhood group chat or phone tree, and staying in touch with the point people from other neighborhoods for resource pooling||In-Person||https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j8ADhLEuKNDZ1a_opmzudywJPKMXcNKu01V1xY2MiIA/preview?fbclid=IwAR3YwYEbJNN5LUgchqTD-vj-Qx4eUU4nCVZw4Ey7LuYHXzNowwhtSM2uPGg|
|North Helpline Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk firstname.lastname@example.org||Lake City neighborhood|
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now operating with three teams of staff and volunteers at our Lake City site alternating one week on and two weeks off to limit the exposure of staff, volunteers and clients.
|Northwest Harvest Food Bank||Food box prep for at-risk email@example.com||Downtown Seattle, Kent, Spokane, Yakima||We're in need of volunteers to help us pack boxes of food for distribution. Our greatest need is Tuesdays, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm and Thursdays, 5pm-7pm. However, there are other shifts available.||In-Person||https://www.northwestharvest.org/covid-19-response|
|Pike Market Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||http://www.pmfb.org/give/||Pike Place Market|
Volunteer opportunities include preparing the distribution line and assisting shoppers with food, organizing our warehouse, collecting donated food from Market vendors and farmers markets, and delivering groceries to our homebound shoppers. So please wear comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes when you come in!
|Rainier Valley Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors|
When you donate to RVFB, your money goes primarily to our food budget. Our local, national and government partnerships and subsidies allow us to buy more food with $1 than you are able to at the grocery store. We stretch your dollars far and make your donation count!
|Solid Ground Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||https://www.solid-ground.org/get-involved/volunteer/||Wallingford neighborhood|
Join us to learn about the different volunteer opportunities our programs have to offer. All are welcome to attend our next orientation on Wednesday, March 11, 4pm-6pm!
|St. Vincent De Paul Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||https://svdpseattle.org/get-involved/||Georgetown neigbhorhood|
We are now distributing boxes and bags of food through our truck docking station right near our front door. This procedure enables us to get our neighbors the food they need and strengthens social distancing to make certain everyone is safe!
|Teen Feed||Volunteer orientation on April 8th||http://www.teenfeed.org/blog/donate/covid-19-rescheduled-volunteer-orientation/||University District|
The March 11th, 2020 the Teen Feed Volunteer Orientation will be rescheduled to April 8th due to the recent concerns surrounding the Novel Coronavirus/COVID – 19. For the protection of our volunteers and community members we would encourage you to join us on this date, with more details are available at www.teenfeed.org/volunteer
|U-District Food Bank||Pack and deliver food||http://www.udistrictfoodbank.org/volunteer-interest-form/||University District|
Currently, volunteers are assisting us with packing premade non-perishable boxes, shopping for customers, sorting donations, restocking shelves and helping us maintain a clean and safe grocery store.
|West Seattle Food Bank||Food delivery and food prep for at-risk neighbors||https://westseattlefoodbank.org/volunteer/|
West Seattle neighborhood
We are grateful to have so many local community members helping us in a variety of ways to carry out our mission of strenghening the community through the power of neighbors helping neighbors.
|White Center Food Bank||Food delivery to at-risk neighbors||https://www.whitecenterfoodbank.org/volunteer-application||White Center||Seattle Food Committee works with 27 food banks and pantries within the City of Seattle. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are working together to support our community and continue our work in the struggle against hunger||In-Person||https://www.whitecenterfoodbank.org/|
|YWCA Food Bank||Food delivery to at-risk firstname.lastname@example.org||Madrona neighborhood||All deliveries occur on Wednesdays between 12-3pm, and someone must be home to receive||In-Person||https://www.ywcaworks.org/programs/central-area-food-bank|
|You!||Write to your neighbors in senior living centers||Hop to it||Your couch||During this time when many seniors are isolated from family, friends, and volunteers who are unable to visit for their health and safety against # COVID19. They are beginning to feel lonely. We would love for you to partner with us at National Church Residences and send them some "love." Whether it’s a card or a letter, stick a note in the mail to cheer them up, and to remind them that they are thought of during this crisis. Send a note, Mail a postcard, Take a picture of your dog, lizard, bird, ferret, octopus and show them how proud you are of your baby, Make some individual, incredible art and mail it, Write a poem and share it, Create a meaningful message of hope and put it out there, Draw a picture||Remote||NA|
|Seattle Mask Brigade||Donate PPE and other medical equipment or help deliver||https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2MLD3L7||Request pickups|
Fill in your details in the below survey to arrange a pick-up of unused supplies in unopened boxes or sealed packages. If you have unused, but open supplies we are fortunate to partner with the Seattle Mask Brigade who can come pick up your masks.
|State of Washington||Medical supplies support||https://coronavirus.wa.gov/how-you-can-help||Your couch||If you are selling, donating, manufacutring, or distributing PPE please reach out||Remote||https://coronavirus.wa.gov/how-you-can-help|
|Supplies Save Lives WA||Donate PPE and other medical equipment||https://www.suppliessaveliveswa.org/||Your couch|
Nurses, health professionals, service and maintenance workers, long-term care workers, and firefighters —are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, but they are running out of critical Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) like masks, gowns, eye protection and gloves.
Crafters against covid-19 seattle
|Sew face masks for front-line providers||https://www.facebook.com/groups/2559223211033116/||Your couch||Calling all crafters!||Remote||https://www.facebook.com/groups/2559223211033116/|
|Catholic Community Services||Technology mentor for a senior neighbor||Your couch||During the COVID-19 outbreak, we are looking for kind and patient volunteers to help seniors and adults with disabilities to navigate how to use their smart phones or computers to order groceries online, while maintain social distancing. Please contact our office for more information. This is a virtual opportunity and qualifies as an essential service that volunteers can provide.||Remote||https://ccsww.org/get-help/services-for-seniors-people-with-disabilities/volunteer-services/volunteer-services-king-county/|
|Great Life Mentoring||Mentor children who need support||https://greatlifementoring.com/what-is-a-mentor/||Your couch||Right now we have an urgent need for new mentors from the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA areas. We will work with you virtually until the pandemic is over, and then you will be ready to meet your new friend face to face. The application is online, the interview and training can be via video from your phone or computer. We want to make it easy for you to help a child who really needs you now.||Remote||https://greatlifementoring.com/|
|Catholic Community Services||Become a phone buddy with a senior neighbor||Your couch||Do you have time each week for a phone conversation with an older adult? “Phone Buddies” is a special project of Volunteer Services, King County, to provide older adults with support through a weekly phone call. Many of these individuals no longer have the friendships they once had and greatly benefit from regular communication with another caring individual. They have wonderful stories and experiences to share with you.||Remote|
|Table Wisdom||Video chat with someone affected||https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVGGRNqxToepKcgCcWMusQyHAtKtHVmHEbhKfKS3-2zbnQeQ/viewform||Your couch||Your unique life experiences can make a tremendous impact on the lives of people across America experiencing social distancing due to the COVID-19 health crisis. By volunteering as a Co-video conversation partner with Table Wisdom you have the chance to cultivate invaluable relationships as a partner while helping someone through this pandemic.||Remote||https://www.table-wisdom.org/|
|United Way of King County||Phone banking to connect people with resources||https://volunteer.uwkc.org/need/detail/?need_id=511186||Your couch||United Way of King County is hosting a phone bank to connect community members with critical resources during COVID-19.||Remote||NA|
|The Sophia Way||At-home meal prep and drop-off||https://sophiaway.org/donate-meals/||Bellevue||Providing a meal requires no long-term commitment, training, or background check. All you have to do is sign up online for an available date, then cook (or buy) a meal and drop it off at our location. This is a great opportunity for individuals, families, groups, who love to cook! You can be a one-time or a regular donor.||In-Person||https://sophiaway.org/|
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
|Emergency Remote Volunteering||https://form.jotform.com/200795007750150||Your couch||Support online fundraising, English conversation practice, data managemet, naturalization support, make online videos, interpretation, tech/comp literacy assistance, copy editing/proofreading, website support, grantwriting, material translation, curriculum development, fundraising efforts||Remote||https://acrs.org/|
|Mutual Aid Seattle||Join the Mutual Aid google group to stay up-to-date||https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/mutual-aid-seattle||Your couch|
Welcome to the COVID-19 Mutual Aid Seattle announcement and organizing group! We aim to cultivate a politics of autonomy, international solidarity, and mutual aid within a long-term, multi-generational horizon of decolonial, anti-capitalist, feminist, queer, disability, and sex worker liberation. No body is disposable. Close all prisons, jails, juvies, and detention centers now!
Seattle Democratic Socialists of America
|Volunteer Orientation April 5th||https://seattledsa.org/event/online-new-member-orientation/||Your couch|
Come to learn about what Democratic Socialism is all about, what we can learn about capitalism and socialism from the current pandemic, and how YOU can get involved with Seattle DSA’s efforts to engage in mutual aid and building power for a socialist future in which people come before profits. While it’s called a “New Member Orientation,” you don’t need to be an official member to attend; “DSA curious” folks are welcome!
|You!||Monitor requests for help in Facebook's COVID portal||https://www.facebook.com/coronavirus_info/request_offer_help/?listing_type=all_posts&map=false&page_source=coronavirus_hub||Your couch|
Facebook has a new feature that lets people request and offer individual needs. Neighbors are asking for meal, transportation, childcare support
|Eastside Baby Corner||Baby supplies in-kind donations||https://babycorner.org/dropoff-locations/||Issaquah, Kenmore, Bremerton||EBC is in need of diapers, diaper wipes, formula, new shoes, used laptop computers, and hygiene items.||In-Person||https://babycorner.org/|
|Musang||Donate shelf-stable food to support their community kitchen||https://www.musangseattle.com/communitykitchen||Beacon Hill|
We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items and pantry staples on site during business hours; 12PM - 6PM daily
|Northshore Senior Center||Non-perishable food donations||www.tinyurl.com/northshorecrisis||Bothell, Kenmore, Mill Creek, Kirkland, and Woodinville||If you, your business or your civic group would like to help, we are always accepting donations of non-perishable food items that are easy for seniors to open, easy to chew, and require little preparation||In-Person||http://northshoreseniorcenter.org/|
|Pike Place Market||Hygiene in-kind donations||https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/5QAFIK9IP8U6?ref_=wl_share||Your couch||Help us collect new and unused hygiene items to ensure that low-income seniors and families have access to needed supplies that will keep them happy and healthy.||In-Person||https://pikeplacemarketfoundation.org/hygiene-drive/|
|#SupportSeattleSmallBiz||Support your local businesses, buy gift cards & takeout||https://seattlecitygis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=1499ec293fed4fc587e2c559099a7e64||Your couch||Support local restaurants by purchasing gift cards or ordering takeout||Remote||https://seattlecitygis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=1499ec293fed4fc587e2c559099a7e64|
|Imagine Housing||Gift cards for neighbors experiencing homelessness||https://imaginehousing.org/get-involved/volunteer/||Your couch||Currently, we are asking folks to donate Fred Meyer or QFC e-gifts cards in amounts between $25-$100 that can be distributed to individuals and families living at our affordable communities.||Remote||https://imaginehousing.org/|
|Northshore Senior Center||Gift cards for senior neighbors||www.tinyurl.com/northshorecrisis||Your couch||Suggested options that offer e-gift cards: (increments of $25 requested): Kroger/Fred Meyer/QFC, Safeway, Grocery Outlet, Target. Wal-Mart, CVS, Bartell Drugs. E-gift cards are preferred and can be emailed to email@example.com. Physical cards can be mailed to Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Dr., Bothell, WA 98011||Remote||http://northshoreseniorcenter.org/|
|Real Change||Gift cards for neighbors experiencing homelessness||https://51573.thankyou4caring.org/||Your couch||Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, hundreds of homeless and low-income people who depend on the income earned from selling the Real Change Newspaper on the streets of Seattle are experiencing a severe and dangerous reduction to their income.||Remote||http://main.realchangenews.org/|
|You!||Gift cards for people experiencing homelessness||Hop to it||Your couch||Pick up gift cards at your local grocery store and distribute to your neighbors experiencing homelessness||In-Person||NA|
|Casa Latina||Donate to the Day Laborer & Household Worker Relief Fund||https://www.gofundme.com/f/day-laborer-and-domestic-worker-relief-fund||Your couch||Unrestricted fund to support day laborers and household workers here in Seattle.||Remote||https://www.casa-latina.org/|
|Centro De La Raza||Donate to the COVID-19 Response Fund||https://connect.clickandpledge.com/w/Form/9e86f802-30fe-4692-b9ac-e54985a6a832?636428867254887970||Your couch||We are all getting hit hard by COVID-19; some more than others, and not everyone qualifies for assistance. El Centro de la Raza staff are working remotely to continue to provide many of our 43 programs and services||Remote||http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/446516/83afbb229e/ARCHIVE|
|Eastside Mutual Aid||COVID-19 South Seattle & Eastside Mutual Aid Fund||https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-eastside-survival-fund||Your couch|
Neighbors helping Neighbors. Raising funds to support survivors, sick & disabled, immunocompromised, undocumented, black, queer, indigenous, and or people of color.
|Greenlight Project||Donate to the sex-worker aid network initiative||https://www.gofundme.com/f/hzudk7?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1||Your couch|
Seattle currently has the largest number of cases of COVID-19 in the United States, with over 190 people currently being treated for the virus. The widespread panic surrounding the pandemic has left and is still leaving sex workers in extremely precarious financial situations as more and more clients are afraid to see sex workers. This, coupled with major dips in the stock market, are impacting workers in the Seattle area tremendously, and many are struggling to find work and stay alive during this time.
ID Preservation and Development Authority
|Donate to ID Restaurants and Small Business Relief Fund||https://scidpda.org/cidbizrelief/?fbclid=IwAR1cgjG9CLmQpE7-QyIcnpiyg76-C_OrTFIfrf3_-bKfKCm_iEDrln2cDpU||Your couch|
The CID Restaurants and other Small Businesses Relief Fund – managed and disbursed by the Chinatown International District Business Improvement Area, Friends of Little Saigon, and the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority – will give direct dollars to the small businesses in the CID to help them mitigate the impacts of this pandemic. The fund was seeded by a generous $100,000 donation from Vulcan. This initial contribution will focus on restaurants in the neighborhood, which have seen a severe decline in business since early February.
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
|Donate to the King County Sexual Assualt Resource Center||https://donate.kcsarc.org/home||Your couch||Donating is the fastest way for you to make a difference as we grapple with the impact of the Coronavirus.||Remote||https://www.kcsarc.org/resources-2020-covid-response-0|
|Lifelong AIDS Alliance||Donate funds / groceries to immunocompromised LGBTQ community|
Supporting the LGBTQ community with delivered meals and groceries - essential to those in immunocompromised condition during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Meals to Medical Workers||Donate to restaurants bringing meals to front lines||https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OOoI7rhx9noWdc7Aj8sleLkICNnCG7We9Rsb-B_teHU/edit?usp=sharing||Your couch|
Farmers, food service, delivery workers support medical & first responders
Muslim Association of Puget Sound
|Donate to the COVID-19 Response Fund||https://us.mohid.co/wa/seattle/maps/masjid/online/donation||Your couch||Donating is the fastest way for you to make a difference as we grapple with the impact of COVID-19||Remote||https://www.mapsredmond.org/|
|Mutual Aid Solidarity Network||Donate to the COVID-19 Survival Fund for the People||https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-survival-fund-for-the-people||Your couch||We are regular folks in Seattle and King County who have been active in various organizing campaigns, mutual aid work, and more importantly, in community with each other. This is a result of love for the community. We are a collective of volunteers, not a non-profit. That means no overhead, every dollar is going towards groceries, supplies, and direct support.||Remote||https://www.facebook.com/covid19mutualaid|
|NW Folklife||Donate to NWFolklife's Arts & Community fund|
resources for financial assistance, mutual aid and advocacy, and informational support compiled from community efforts
|Real Rent Duwamish||Pay your rent on occupied Duwamish territory||https://duwamishtribe.networkforgood.com/||Your couch|
100% of Real Rent goes to the non-profit, Duwamish Tribal Services, run by the Duwamish Tribe. The mission of Duwamish Tribal Services, Inc. is to promote the social, cultural, political and economic survival of the Duwamish Tribe, to revive Duwamish culture, and to share our history and culture with all peoples.
|Scholarship Junkies||Donate to the COVID-19 Relief Fund for WA Undocumented Folks||https://www.scholarshipjunkies.org/relief||Your couch||A singular platform that exist to help students apply to the right colleges; find, apply to, and win scholarships; and land their dream job/internship.||Remote||https://www.scholarshipjunkies.org/|
|Seattle Foundation||Donate to Seattle Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund||https://connect.clickandpledge.com/w/Form/0b60edb4-7f83-40c7-862a-e66b2618a2ec||Your couch||The COVID-19 Response Fund is rapidly deploying resources to community-based organizations that are supporting local workers and families most affected by the coronavirus crisis. Housed at Seattle Foundation, the Fund makes grants to nonprofits that are working on the frontlines to provide our region's most vulnerable communities with emergency assistance, such as financial support, healthcare, and childcare.||Remote||https://www.seattlefoundation.org/communityimpact/civic-leadership/covid-19-response-fund|
|The Plate Fund||Donate to hardest hit workers in the service industry||https://connect.clickandpledge.com/w/Form/89595d84-1566-4aa4-9298-afce0f2fb233||Couch|
Thousands of people are in dire financial situations because of the COVID-19 crisis. Many workers rely on every paycheck and need emergency assistance until federal payments and unemployment benefits kick in, which could take weeks or months. Those who aren't eligible for government assistance also need money for essentials now.
|United Way||Donate to United Way's COVID Response Fund||https://www.uwkc.org/donate/||Your couch||Give to food relief, rental assistance, or wherever the need is greatest||Remote||https://www.uwkc.org/donate/|
|UW Medicine||Donate to UW's Emergency Response Fund||https://online.gifts.washington.edu/peer2peer/CampaignDonation?campaignGUID=e610bbb9-14dc-4dd2-939d-775f0798b958||Your couch||In this moment of tremendous community need, we are grateful for your caring support of the UW Medicine Emergency Response Fund. Gifts are urgently needed to ramp up COVID-19 testing, provide care for the most vulnerable, coordinate the state’s emergency response, support research, and provide lifesaving equipment and resources to ensure the health and well-being of our patients and clinical teams. Make your gift today.||Remote||https://online.gifts.washington.edu/peer2peer/Campaign/heroes|
|Volunteer-run||Donate to the COVID-19 - Relief Fund for Undocumented People||https://www.gofundme.com/f/rent-fund-for-undocumented-people-covid19||Your couch||Once we realized we had enough funds, we started contacting non-profits, community members, and activists that could refer us to undocumented folks from all over Seattle. Shortly after, organizations such as Entre Hermanos and NWIRP began referring people to us. Over the last few days, people have contacted us through GoFundMe to request assistance. I have reached out to EVERY SINGLE PERSON and kept track of every single rent assistance request.||Remote||NA|
|Volunteer-run||Donate to the Mutual Aid Fund for LGBTQI+ BIPOC Folks||https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-relief-fund-for-lgbtqi-bipoc-folks||Your couch||Seattle has so far been the city hardest hit by the COVID-19 coronavirus. This scary and tragic time has a lot of people staying close to home in order to try to help prevent the spread of this virus that can be devastating to our elderly, disabled, and medically compromised friends and neighbors.||Remote||https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-relief-fund-for-lgbtqi-bipoc-folks|
|Volunteer-run||Donate to the Seattle Artist Relief Fund Amid COVID-19||https://www.gofundme.com/f/for-artists||Your couch||Seattle has so far been the city hardest hit by the COVID-19 coronavirus. This scary and tragic time has a lot of people staying close to home in order to try to help prevent the spread of this virus that can be devastating to our elderly, disabled, and medically compromised friends and neighbors.||Remote||https://www.gofundme.com/f/for-artists|
|Volunteer-run||Donate to the Seattle Music Teachers Fund||https://www.gofundme.com/f/seattle-music-teachers-fund||Your couch|
I am raising funds for musicians living and working in the Seattle area who have lost income due to the Coronavirus. Many of these folks are friends and colleagues of mine and I am hoping to help. This fund is meant to help with income lost due to cancelled lessons and other non-performance music work.
|Volunteer-run||Donate to the Tractor Staff Fund||https://www.gofundme.com/f/tractor-staff-help||Your couch|
Our staff has always been more than just people who work here at the Tractor. We keep this thing going like a family-run business. Because that’s what it is. It’s been devastating having to shut these doors, but what’s been worse is hearing from our staff how hard it’s been for them to qualify for unemployment. The government is working to make exceptions, but these folks need our help now. We have 16 full and part-timers, all will getting some unemployment (eventually), but we also have some regular 'gig' workers receiving no help.
|Volunteer-run||Donate to deliver food to healthcare workers||https://www.facebook.com/donate/483755502502382/||Your couch|
Who I'm Raising Money for: I am coordinating getting food from local Seattle restaurants and delivering hot meals to local hospitals or labs where staff (doctors, nurses, lab techs) are working long hours to process COVID19 tests or to care for patients.
|WA BLOC||Donate to Feed the Beach||https://wa-bloc.org/donate/||Your couch|
Update 3/14: Thank you for your interest in supporting Feed the Beach! We're excited and grateful to announce we've reached our need for volunteers!
|You!||Make and deliver lunches for those experiencing homelessness||Hop to it||Your couch||Make sack lunches or sandwiches for your neighbors experiencing homelessness and deliver them. Make a sandwich, add some salty and sweet treats, put it in a back and make deliveries||Remote||NA|
Eastside Legal Assistance Program
|Volunteer Attorneys for Phone Consults||https://forms.gle/nyDFZksUV3dtSNfz7||As requested||We have an immediate need for volunteer attorneys to take phone consultations. We are asking attorneys who are able to take phone consultations to let us know. We will connect you to our clients based on the legal services they need. Since phone consultations are not time-bound, you can set a schedule that works for you. To sign up to volunteer, let us know what days of the week and times of day you would be willing to help using this Google form.||Remote||https://www.elap.org/|
|United Way of King County||Public Health Expert Volunteers||https://volunteer.uwkc.org/need/detail/?need_id=511175||Your couch||In-Person||https://volunteer.uwkc.org/need/detail/?need_id=511175|
Washington State Department of Health
|Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners||https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/NovelCoronavirusOutbreak2020COVID19/HealthcareProviders/EmergencyVolunteerHealthPractitioners||As requested||The Department of Health is enrolling and activating emergency volunteer health practitioners for the COVID-19 response.||In-Person||https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus|
|Bloodworks Northwest||Needs currently met – check back in two weeks||https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/Default.aspx||Multiple locations||Must schedule an appointment||In-Person||https://www.bloodworksnw.org/|
|Red Cross||COVID-19 Blood Drive||https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/manage-my-donations/rapidpass.html||Multiple locations||Must complete the pre-reading and health history questions online||In-Person||https://www.redcrossblood.org/|
Support the International District
|Order takeout from your neighbors||https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1EBnf9ysBWKo9O0MbZvaKrEc_qmezYfJ2waDNzznNSbA/edit#gid=0||Your couch||Support the small businesses in the international district||Remote||NA|
|Mutual Aid Seattle||Speak up to reject ICE and CPB Funding||https://www.facebook.com/covid19mutualaid/posts/122868215992201?__xts__=68.ARC0dmA428JVTUBsKGO1Fb387mLnYAfhKYHq1d4rKVjhTpgyGbHS3Kwugcxuya1KEQxGVIwM8LIb7YCysFMhjrbSvwCnEDZ0lSaAUYlTmUx_qSuJSuJrCQtdGwmQjUd5dO44b-du97Bc77BRi9ZCZGODD9Q0kxe4N3fLhmfBE1d6kEkC3fFmlX12mnFm8Yh_KiU6KQwyd0Ncp0faytU6OVwJx4aQZdCO1ZTqJ64TMW1UR8FW18rByNpvLGluu7Y_gSPYutr6ahLOIaWfNHvXfctfxRNaFouC8SsZfvD8wurp4RpQoZkAGyz0phj-yApAT1a6NQBg1JZZ-8eM22P-lME&__tn__=-R||Your couch|
Did you know? The amount of funding ICE received for fiscal year 2020 is 8.4 billion. $4.4 billion of that was for detention, enforcement, and removal operations. What you can do today: Email and Tweet Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer and more!!
|Volunteer-run||Tell Governor Inslee: Suspend Rent, Mortgage, Utility Payments||https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScdgeEjoUmzCOb0RGqc8ZeLgxOmDJfuagj6tpGKqj9sze_QUw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1||Your couch||Public Health -- Seattle & King County is seeking a pool of volunteers for multiple needs. Currently, doctors, nurses, mental health professionals, and individuals with FEMA ICS experience are being sought.||Remote||NA|
|Volunteer-run||Tell Inslee and state reps to support rent/mortgage freeze||https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScdgeEjoUmzCOb0RGqc8ZeLgxOmDJfuagj6tpGKqj9sze_QUw/viewform||Your couch|
Sign the petition, tweet call write Inslee and your Statehouse Rep/Senator
|Polack Food Bank||Temporarily closed||https://www.jfsseattle.org/get-help/polack-food-bank/||Capitol Hill|
The Polack Food Bank is closed temporarily while we assess our response to the current public health crisis. We plan to open on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. We are sorry for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you soon.
|Seattle Humane Society||Temporarily closed||https://www.seattlehumane.org/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=PPC&gclid=Cj0KCQjwmpb0BRCBARIsAG7y4zbK3tp4QAMt2iV7MQZmQJWUKOEY2ayW_ikuRKI56kCg9YDMe11xWwAaAstuEALw_wcB||Bellevue|
As we continue to monitor the situation with COVID-19, Seattle Humane will remain closed to the public until further notice. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates