Volunteering During a Pandemic

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The needs of people in our community will certainly increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The very BEST way you can help others right now is to prevent the spread of the virus and STAY HOME and suspend all activities that are that are not life-saving or protecting.
If you are healthy, relatively low risk for COVID-19, and determined to help out in the community, there are currently limited volunteer opportunities that meet the essential criteria in helping with the COVID-19 pandemic. There are also many funding options for you to donate to.
To see the local volunteer opportunities volunteer visit the Gryphon Place /211 Website. They are looking for help with meals at the Gospel Mission, food distribution through Catholic Charities, blood donations, and with Meals on Wheels. Stay at home opportunities include sewing medical masks and writing letters to isolated seniors. New opportunities will most certainly arise as time goes on, check their website for updates.
The State of Michigan has also set up a portal for volunteers on their Coronavirus Information Website that allows