There are many small, but impactful ways you can help your community during this pandemic. Here is a list of the steps you can take to benefit the community:

  • Stay home
  • Spend your money at local places like your favorite restaurant, coffee shop, etc.
  • Explore ways to volunteer virtually
  • Reach out to your friends, family, and neighbors
  • If you are healthy and not at high-risk, volunteer your time to help the community
  • Work to cut down on food waste
  • Only purchase what you need from grocery stores
  • Give blood and plasma
  • Foster a homeless pet
  • If you are lucky enough to still have your job, make a donation to an organization you’re passionate about
  • Order carry out
  • Shop online
  • Purchase gift cards from local businesses that are struggling
  • Pick up trash while taking a walk outside
  • Give to food banks
  • Don’t forget to tip
  • Clean out your household and donate items you no longer want
  • Volunteer to help local schools deliver food to students that are a part of the free lunch program