COVID-19 is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by a newly discovered coronavirus and is spread primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose. Most patients with COVID-19 will experience respiratory issues with symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. To help protect yourself and your loved ones, it is important to avoid close contact with people who are sick, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, and wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds. Hundreds of thousands families are gravely suffering due to this virus, which is why it is important that we follow these precautions to minimize the number of cases in the world. Stay safe and healthy!
The purpose of this initiative is to help support families across the world during these unprecedented times.
Virya Foundation has gathered many causes that donors can support. First, visit the “Causes you can support” page to see who you can help, what they need, and how much money they aim to receive. Each cause's card has a bar at the bottom that indicates their goal and how much has been donated to this cause that fills up as people donate.Read more
School closures across the world have affected millions of students. These students need access to learning resources to support their educational journey. First Book is a non-profit social enterprise that provides new books, educational resources, and other essentials to children in need. The organization has pledged to donate 8 million books to children who have been affected by coronavirus. Without schools, kids in need lack access to libraries and internet access, and need these books to…Read More
The Hunger Project's goal is to end world hunger by pioneering sustainable strategies through human dignity, gender equality, and empowerment. With this project's help, nearly 13,000 communities throughout Africa, South Asia and Latin America are able to take charge of their own development and make significant progress in overcoming hunger and poverty. Their vision is to see a world where every woman, man and child leads a healthy, hungry-free life of self-reliance and dignity. The money yo…Read More