Support local charities during the COVID-19 outbreak

Support local charities during the COVID-19 outbreak

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, lots of local charities have had to cancel fundraisers and are suffering. You can support them below.

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

The Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund will rapidly deploy resources to trusted, frontline community organizations that meet the basic needs of local residents in Fairfield County. Donations of any amount are encouraged and welcomed. Learn more and donate.

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

Our neighbors–especially first responders, working families, and out-of-school children–need our urgent help. Through our Neighbors Helping Neighbors program, we can bring help and hope to those who need it most. Learn more and donate.

Habitat for Humanity Coastal Fairfield County Resiliency Fund

We can’t let down families depending on our program to build a safe, stable place to call home. Now more than ever, we need you to give with all of your heart! Learn more and donate.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission

Need’s Wellness Kits to protect their Residents, Guests, Volunteers, and Staff & prevent the spread of illness. Place items in Ziploc bags and drop off at their Donation Center, 1069 Connecticut Avenue Unit 2B, Bridgeport. items sought: Hand Sanitizer, Wipes, Tissues, Soap, Cough Drops, Disposable Gloves. Learn more and donate.

Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County

Due to the unprecedented demand for food caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County needs your support now more than ever. Please consider making a food or monetary donation that will help us ensure families have access to nutritious food during this difficult time. Learn more and donate.

Connecticut Food Bank

Fighting Hunger in Connecticut. Learn more and donate.

Person to Person

To meet the needs of people in the community Person to Person is accepting financial donations, non-perishabe food items and Gift Cards. Learn more and donate.

American Red Cross

There is a severe blood shortage due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Donate Blood. Learn more and donate.

Filling in the Blanks

Help Fight Childhood Hunger during the COVID-19 Crisis with Filling in the Blanks. Filling in the Blanks fights childhood hunger by providing children in need with meals on the weekends. Learn more and donate.


Stamford Together
In partnership with the Office of the Mayor, Board of Representatives President, Matthew Quinones announced a citywide volunteer program to help support the emergency response efforts related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The volunteer program, referred to as, “Stamford Together,” has begun to recruit volunteers to support five active initiatives. https://www.stamfordct.gov/stamfordtogether

Stratford Mutual Aid Facebook Group
A group formed by residents of Stratford as a resource for residence. They are also holding a PPE drive for medical professionals.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/StratfordMutualAid/

Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate
“Epilepsy Prescriptions in Connecticut” – If you suffer from Epilepsy, reside in Connecticut, and need help getting your medications, please contact The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate. Dedicated to making every effort to get medications into the hands of those who need them. Go to www.ct-ea.org/contact.html and, after asking a few questions for screening purposes, they’ll do their best to make sure you get the funding you need to get you through these troubled times. Just one of the many ways The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate supports the community of Persons with Epilepsy throughout the state.

Corbin Cares in Darien
Corbin Cares, with the support of our community, will work with Food Rescue US and several local restaurants to get healthy, ready-to-eat meals delivered to those in our community who are food insecure and to our hospital & healthcare workers during this battle with Covid-19.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/corbin-cares-2?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=m_pd%20share-sheet&fbclid=IwAR1eLKzSfsoyFFaqzIQfu94VDXqD8dwhtEug3kqsa5mHudOGd_xNKXeQEh0

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