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CAMPAIGN ORGANIZER CONTACT NEED
Blood Donations New York Blood Center Blood
Donations 800-933-2566, donate.nybc.org Help a stranger in need by scheduling an appointment to donate
blood with the New York Blood Center.
2 Coronavirus Rent
Relief Fund Frederick Joseph twitter.com/FredTJoseph ,
All money raised by Long Island resident Frederick Joseph’s
GoFundMe campaign is distributed to people who are facing
financial hardship and need help paying their bills.
3 COVID-19 Emergency
Fund Northwell Health Foundation
A donation to the Northwell Health Foundation can help support
supply and personnel needs of eight Long Island hospitals.
The COVID-19 Long
Long Island Community Foundation 631-991-8800, email@example.com, licf.
Money raised by the COVID-19 Long Island Philanthropic Response
Fund will be given to select nonprofits in the form of a grant.
5 COVID-19 Relief for
Students Combat Corona studentscombatcorona@gmail.
Students Combat Corona, a group composed of Long Island students,
started this GoFundMe fundraiser to help assist small businesses
and restaurants throughout Long Island and New York City.
6 Emergency Response
to COVID-19 Island Harvest Food Bank
The Island Harvest Food Bank is raising money so it can keep up
with the rising number of Long Islanders struggling with hunger.
7 The Give Program’s
Protein Box The Give Program firstname.lastname@example.org,
With every purchase of The Give Program’s Protein Box, which
includes all-natural chicken breasts, ground beef, shrimp, and New
York strip steaks, a donation of $25 will be made to a gym or trainer
of your choice.
8 The Harry Chapin
Food Bank Long Island Cares 631-582-3663, email@example.com,
The Harry Chapin Food Bank is seeking monetary donations so it
can provide food and other resources to people in need.
9 Help The NY Heroes Ginamarie Isler, Matthew Brady, and
Started by Lynbrook resident Ginamarie Isler and her fellow
nursing students, the funding for this GoFundMe campaign
helps Isler and her friends donate food and care packages to first
responders and medical personnel.
10 Hold Fast Discover Long Island shop.discoverlongisland.com
Discover Long Island, the region’s official destination marketing
organization, is raising funds and providing protective gear for
the region’s hospitality employees through The Above and Beyond
11 Hope Is Greater Than
Fear The Salvation Army firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Salvation Army of Greater New York, which includes Salvation
Army locations on Long Island, is asking for monetary donations to
continue to provide food and other resources to people in need.
Request for Medical
Nassau County Officials and the Nassau
County Police Department
Donations of N95 surgical masks. eye protection, disposable
medical gowns, no-touch thermometers, thermometer probe covers,
disinfecting wipes, and hand sanitizer can be delivered to the rear
entrance of the Nassau County Police Department Headquarters on
weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
13 Operation Main Street eGifter www.operationmainstreet.com
The goal of this initiative is to limit the financial impact the
coronavirus is having on local businesses, by helping said
businesses sell more gift cards.
14 Registry for Good Walmart https://www.walmart.com
In this registry, nonprofits can post a list of much-needed supplies
on Walmart’s website and buyers can purchase said items for the
Stony Brook University COVID19donations@stonybrook.
Stony Brook Medical Center is asking for donations of personal
protective equipment, comfort care items such as gum, lip balm,
tissues, and snacks, and iPads that’ll be repurposed to provide
patients with a way of communicating with family and medical staff.
Request for Medical
Suffolk County Officials and the
Suffolk County Fire Department
Donations of N95 masks, earloop face masks, gowns, gloves, and
other unused personal protective equipment can be delivered to the
Suffolk County Fire Academy on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
17 United Together United Way 631-940-3701, tregnante@
The United Way is collecting monetary donations for its initiative to
assist Long Islanders who are unemployed or furloughed due to the
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COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDRAISERS TO DONATE TO