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Ways to Help

  • Hope for New York has made a comprehensive list of all urgent needs for its partners across the city. This includes donations and volunteer needs for outreach.

  • The City of New York is looking for donations, volunteers, and partners to support the COVID-19 response efforts.

  • The city needs about 2,000 people to donate blood every day to maintain its supply. To donate, visit The New York Blood Center or the American Red Cross

  • If you have had COVID-19 and recovered, and live in the Tri-State area (NY, NY, CT), your blood can be used to help treat critically ill patients at Mount Sinai Hospitals. Become a Serum Donor.  

  • Continue to support your favorite local NYC restaurants by ordering takeout or contributing to their fundraising campaigns: Manhattan & Brooklyn

  • Support local music venues and their staff by buying gift certificates or making donations directly. TimeOut has put together a great resource here.


Ways to Get Help

  • The Redeemer Diaconate has put together a COVID 19 resource guide for the general public for financial assistance, food, housing, and medical help.

  • The Redeemer Diaconate has also put together a separate resource guide for freelance artists and musicians that focuses more on income replacement. 

  • Redeemer Counseling Services is launching a series of remote Crisis Support Groups that address specific concerns related to this crisis.

  • New York City has a list of resources and services focused on unemployment, medical help, food, and rent and financial assistance, and emotional support + help for organizations

  • The NY Times has put together a guide to connect you to the basic information you’ll need if your income has fallen or been cut off completely.

  • Invisible Hands provides free deliveries for the most at-risk community members facing COVID-19. Sign up to volunteer or request a delivery.

  • Poets & Writers has put together a list of resources for writers in the time of coronavirus. 

  • Request, give, or make PPE for healthcare workers at #GetUsPPE.

  • Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic at

  • This website is compiling a list that is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community.  

  • Coronavirus information and resources for the NYC Dance Community by Dance/NYC

  • The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, in partnership with the New York Foundation for the Arts, has launched a new program for emergency medical grants for artists. 

  • Here is a list of companies hiring during the Coronavirus by NY1.

  • What NYC renters need to know during the coronavirus pandemic by Curbed.

  • Playwright Horizons have put together a great resource for artists that focuses on remote job opportunities, emergency grants, and more.


Facts & Information

  • Centers for Disease Control: Fact Sheet

  • World Health Organization: Fact Sheet

  • City of New York Department of Health: Fact Sheet

  • New York State Department of Health: Fact Sheet

  • Coronavirus Tips: Frequently Asked Questions and Advice: NY Times

  • What You Can Do About Coronavirus Right Now: NY Times


Work From Home Tips

  • How to work from home while being your best self: Slack

  • 23 Essential Tips for Working Remotely: Inc

  • 8 Tips To Make Working From Home Work For You: NPR

  • Science-backed tips for settling into your new work-from-home routine: Fast Company

  • 3 Productivity Tips From Work-From-Home Veterans: Forbes

  • Working from home? 4 tips for staying productive: Google




  • Christianity Offers No Answers About the Coronavirus. It's Not Supposed To: TIME

  • Leading Beyond the Blizzard: Why Every Organization Is Now a Startup: Medium

  • How the Pandemic Will End: The Atlantic

  • Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How: Politico



  • Peace in Times of Suffering and Uncertainty: Tim Keller

  • Coronavirus & Quarantine: What Big Questions Can We Be Asking?: Veritas Forum


  • Being psychologically healthy during times of crisis (Boundaries)

  • Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction with Dr. Sanjay Gupta (CNN)

  • Coronavirus Daily (NPR)

  • Coronavirus Global Update (BBC World Service

  • Joe Rogan Experience #1439: Michael Osterholm: YouTube


Arts & Culture


Other Resources

  • The Common is a New York City weekly email digest with Christian events, housing and job opportunities, and all kinds of new resources in light of COVID-19.

  • The Coronavirus Tech Handbook is a crowdsourced set of tech, tools and data relating to the Coronavirus Pandemic.


Spiritual Practices