Community Support Pages - Local & National
support frontline health care workers at our neighborhood hospitals.
You can help, too, by supporting these organizations
who are working tirelessly in our communities.
We've assembled a list of local and national organizations to help in many ways:
Support for Frontline Healthcare Workers:
Support for Restaurant Workers who've lost their jobs due to the crisis:
Lakeview Pantry - Working to feed Chicago’s vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 outbreak, but to also invest in the city’s restaurant industry which has experienced massive financial losses and layoffs due to forced closure.
World Central Kitchen - Confronted by the immediate and longer term ramifications of our current reality, WCK has activated a solutions-oriented movement to support and inspire people, food relief efforts, and food businesses across the country.
Lee Initiative - Restaurant Workers Relief Program. Turning restaurants across the country into relief centers with local chefs for any restaurant worker who has been laid off or has had a significant reduction in hours and/or pay.
The James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Relief Fund - provide micro-grants to independent food and beverage businesses in need. The purpose of the the Fund is to provide critical financial assistance to small, independent restaurants that, due to the COVID-19 national disaster, have an immediate need for funds to pay set operating expenses and keep from going out of business.
Be A Neighbor - Online volunteer platform for mobilizing every possible neighbor who can be a volunteer.