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Coronavirus is more than a public health issue

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During this time of uncertainty, how can you support vulnerable communities?

First of all, we know that this is a scary and uncertain time for everyone across the country and the world. We hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and staying up to date about how to best stay protected.

Goodnation’s office is located in New York City, which is in a state of emergency, so as a precautionary measure our team has been working remotely all week and will continue to do so as long as needed. We recognize the privileged position we’re in to easily make that decision; each of our team members has a home they can work from, almost all of our work can be done virtually and we offer health insurance and paid time off should an employee fall sick or need to take care of a sick family member.

Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for many people in NYC and across the country. Coronavirus is more than a public health issue. Its ripple effects are just beginning to show and will only increase over the coming weeks and months.

Financially, nonprofits will struggle as they’re forced to shut down operations or as donors’ priorities are elsewhere. They will struggle as they attempt to decrease the spread of the virus and keep concerns at bay while somehow still providing food, healthcare, shelter, social opportunities, childcare and more to the vulnerable communities that they serve such as the elderly, the homeless, families living in poverty and students out of school.

Nonprofit organizations need our support now more than ever

Whether an organization is addressing the coronavirus specifically, or serving a vulnerable population, your support can help mitigate the inevitable effects the coronavirus will have beyond health.

Log on to Goodnation and give to your favorite organization today.

Below are just a few examples of organizations either addressing the coronavirus or working with vulnerable populations affected by the virus. Find them on the Goodnation platform by logging on and searching by name under the Explore tab. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Philanthropy Advisor.

To create a Goodnation account, contact donors@goodnation.io.

Photo credit: Maryland Food Bank

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