“Researchers racing to find a vaccine for Novel Coronavirus.” “Citizens scramble to prepare for novel COVID-19 quarantine”. News stories with titles like these have become commonplace in our daily lives over the past few months, and for good reason. When something is “novel”, this not only means that it is new, it means that nothing like it has ever been seen before. This is undoubtedly the case with this deadly disease.
COVID-19 is unlike anything we’ve ever experienced in our lifetime, and because it is so unique, New Challenges arise in trying to handle this illness. What was once a few isolated cases has exploded into a worldwide crisis seemingly overnight, giving the human race little time to prepare. Modern Doctors, Scientists, and governments have never faced an epidemic of this scale. Therefore they are forced into a “learn as you go” scenario in regards to controlling the Coronavirus.”
Organizations have been giving their 100% effort to not only research and study this novel disease, but also to prepare the public with the information and supplies that they need to stay as safe and healthy as they can during this time of crisis. However, these efforts don’t come cheap. These organizations need all the support they can get in order to further their efforts.
Here are a few nonprofit organizations that you can provide financial support to During this global pandemic.
Heart to Heart International
Heart to Heart International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “improving global health through humanitarian initiatives that connect people and resources to a world in need.” During this epidemic, Heart to Heart is trying to increase awareness of the need for quality hygiene products all around the world. On their website, you have the ability to directly sponsor a hygiene kit for COVID-19, or you can donate via your cellphone by texting HHIHK to 41444 with the dollar amount.
Partners In Health
If you visit the Partners in Health website. You will find a large section entitled: StopCOVID. Their plan of action involves the following four-step process:
- Protect patients, communities, and staff against COVID-19 through the initiation of safe testing, triage, and isolation at PIH-supported health facilities.
- Provide dignified, high-quality treatment for people with COVID-19, and all patients at PIH supported facilities.
- Accompany Ministry of Health colleagues to support government response in each care delivery site and advocate for long-term health systems funding globally.
- Mobilize strong contact tracing systems via PIH’s network of skilled community health workers.
If you would like to support their efforts to stop COVID-19, you can donate here.
Unlike the organizations on this list, Healthcorps doesn’t directly supply medical supplies or aid to those dealing with Coronavirus. Instead, their goal is to raise education and awareness about this deadly disease. Your donations can help spread vital information needed to prevent COVID-19 from further spreading. You can make charitable donations here.
These are just a few of many nonprofit organizations that desperately need your help. Each dollar you donate puts us all one step closer to a COVID free world.
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