Amid the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis, many of our local non-profit agencies have responded to the increased needs of our community. As a result of this amplified effort, many are in need of our support in many ways including financial contributions. Here is a list of local organizations working around the clock to help during this emergency.
American Red Cross
Donate Funds: https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/nbc5-pub.html/
Donate Blood: https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/coronavirus/red-cross-announces-severe-blood-shortage-donors-urgently-needed-amid-coronavirus/2332230/
Blood donors are urgently needed. There is a blood shortage in North Texas here is no data or evidence that this coronavirus can be transmitted by blood transfusion and there have been no reported cases of transfusion transmission for any respiratory virus, including this coronavirus. Natural disasters continue to occur, and the American Red Cross needs your help to help people and families who are in need of resources lost due to floods, wildfires and storms.
Donate Blood: http://www.carterbloodcare.org/
Blood donors are urgently needed. There is a blood shortage in North Texas. There is no data or evidence that the coronavirus can be transmitted by blood transfusion and there have been no reported cases of transfusion transmission for any respiratory virus, including this coronavirus.
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CitySquare Food Pantry
CitySquare is delivering food in a drive thru/walk up process at the CitySquare Food Pantry and fighting poverty each day.
Communities Foundation of Texas
Get Shift Done for North Texas Fund: https://portal.cftexas.org/GetShiftDone
Make a donation to help hourly shift workers. Communities Foundation of Texas is working with a group of local entrepreneurs to place hourly shift workers, particularly from the restaurant industry, at local nonprofits that have significant volunteer needs. The fund will allow nonprofits to pay displaced workers to fill their organization’s volunteer needs during this time of crisis.
Communities Foundation of Texas
North Texas Community Response Fund: https://www.cftexas.org/covid19
CFT has established the North Texas Community Response Fund, that will be used to support community needs in response to COVID-19. Donations to this fund will be used to provide support for organizations that work with people and communities who may be most affected by COVID-19.
Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce
If you have questions or resources to offer our community: https://dallasblackchamber.org/
The DBCC will continue to serve as an informational resource for Black business owners seeking ways to sustain their businesses. Contact via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214.421.5200
Dallas Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Dallas Foundation brings together people, ideas and investments in Greater Dallas so individuals and families can reach their full potential.
Fort Worth Black Chamber of Commerce
If you have questions or resources to offer our community: https://fwmbcc.org/
The FWMBCC continues to serve as an informational resource for Black business owners seeking ways to sustain their businesses. Contact: www.fwmbbc.org; 817-871-6538.
Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange – GRACE – is a program that provides housing and case management to help homeless individuals or families work toward self-sufficiency. Clients and families have a place to live while they work, pay off debt, learn new skills and regain confidence.
Habitat for Humanity Collin County Restore
Donations for drop-off are 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Go to restorecollincounty.com to schedule a donation pickup, or make a financial donation at https://habitatcollincounty.networkforgood.com/projects/95841-restore-financial-donations.
Habitat for Humanity: Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
Donate and Volunteer: https://donate.dallasareahabitat.org/give/289310/#!/donation/checkout
Help revitalize Dallas neighborhoods. Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity uses affordable homeownership as an anchor for hope, change, and stability and has served more than 1,600 low-income families since 1986, resulting in an investment of approximately $150 million in more than 25 Dallas area neighborhoods.
Habitat for Humanity: Trinity Habitat for Humanity
Donate and Volunteer: https://trinityhabitat.org/covid-19-update-habitat-families-are-stronger-thanks-to-donors-and-volunteers/
Trinity Habitat for Humanity and their donors and volunteers are helping families build financial stability and a safe home for themselves and their children.
Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County
Donate and Volunteer: https://mealsonwheels.org/
Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County is a non-profit charitable organization that brings food to the elderly in the central city area.
Meals on Wheels: VNA Meals on Wheels
Donate and Volunteer: https://vnatexas.org/i-need-help/meals-on-wheels
VNA Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious, freshly prepared meals five days a week to Dallas County residents who can’t provide for themselves due to illness, advanced age or disability.
Minnie’s Food Pantry
Minnie's Food Pantry provides over ONE MILLION MEALS to more than 60,000 individuals annually! As one of the largest food pantries in North Texas, Minnie's Food Pantry has been named the #1 Charity in Dallas and Community Partner of The Year by The City of Plano!
North Texas Cares
Donate to Help Non-Profit Organizations in Need of Emergency Funding: https://NorthTexasCares.org
North Texas Cares is a funder collaborative made up of North Texas foundations that have come together to provide support through one common grant application for organizations that work with people and communities most negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Texas Food Bank
The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a social benefit organization located in Plano, Texas. The organization distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of nearly 1,000 feeding programs and 262 Partner Agencies in 13 North Texas counties.
Salvation Army North Texas
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church with a bible based message. The international organization is committed to meeting human needs, without discrimination, by caring for the poor, feeding the hungry, providing clothing and sheltering the homeless.
Tarrant Area Food Bank
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) is the primary source of donated food for hunger-relief charities and feeding programs in 13 North Texas counties.
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is a community-based social change organization that puts opportunity in the hands of all North Texans. Working with determined supporters, they lead the charge to improve education, income and health—the building blocks of opportunity.
United Way Denton County
Donate: https://www.unitedwaydenton.org/covid-19-resources The United Way Denton County is a local affiliate of a global organization, a locally-governed, autonomous, charitable nonprofit organization. They are a powerful movement of volunteers and donors in the Denton community striving to make a difference. Across Denton County, a diverse range of passionate and compassionate people LIVE UNITED to serve those in need.
United Way of Tarrant County
Donate to the Rebuild Tarrant County Fund: https://rebuildtarrant.org
United Way of Tarrant County brings together individuals, groups, donors and service providers to help solve some of the toughest social issues affecting Tarrant County. United Way of Tarrant County has established the “Rebuild Tarrant County Fund” to provide long-term assistance to the community as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The new fund replaces the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund and represents the organization’s shift from emergency response to ongoing recovery efforts. Each year, United Way of Tarrant County helps more than 300,000 people through its resources. United Way of Tarrant County has no fees on donor designations, with 100 percent of the donations going to the selected agency or cause.