Here are some of the Seattle-area and Puget Sound organizations and efforts that are providing support for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. You can add to the list by filling out the form at the bottom.

The entities marked with a * are tax-exempt nonprofit organizations or fiscally sponsored nonprofits. Nonprofits are also required to file 990 tax forms every year, which are public record, so you can look them up to see where their money goes.

Other organizations on this list are grassroots funds started by groups or individuals; some of them may be in the process of seeking nonprofit status.

Before donating to any charity, you can research it on a charity rating site such as  BBB Wise Giving AllianceCharity Navigator or GuideStar.

According to the governor’s office, volunteering to provide food or services is allowed under the state’s stay-at-home order, as long as volunteers follow all social distancing guidelines.

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Animals

Blood Donations

Children and Youth

Direct Support for Artists

Direct Support for Businesses

Direct Support General

Direct Support for Restaurant Workers

Food

Housing and Homelessness

Personal Protective Equipment

Research

Social Services

Volunteer

Animals

Pasado’s Safe Haven*

Home to an 85-acre sanctuary that supports over 200 animals, the organization’s medical and animal caregiver staff have been continuing to care for their animals with extra protocols in place for everyone’s safety. (pasadosafehaven.org)

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Seattle Aquarium*

The Aquarium is closed but resources are still needed for the animals, staff and expansion of at-home engagement and learning opportunities. (seattleaquarium.org)

Seattle Dogs Homeless Program*

Seattle Dogs Homeless Program helps homeless animals with food, supplies, vet care, boarding and rescue. Seattle Dogs Homeless Program is also helping people with toiletries, supplies, food and tents. (seattledogs.info)

Woodland Park Zoo*

The Woodland Park Zoo is closed but the nearly 1,000 animals need care all the time. (zoo.org/relief)

Blood Donations

Bloodworks NW*

To support Puget Sound blood banks. (bloodworksnw.org)

Children and Youth

Amara*

Providing support for children in foster care, adoptees and their families. (amaraputskidsfirst.org)

Babies of Homelessness*

Babies of Homelessness is a crisis-response team that delivers basic necessities (diapers, wipes, formula) to families facing homelessness in King and Snohomish counties. (babiesofhomelessness.org)

Backpack Brigade*

Supporting the Seattle School District with weekend hunger bags for all students at 26 meal sites. (backpackbrigade.org)

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Boys & Girls Clubs of King County*

Providing childcare and programming for school age children of first responders and essential employees during the coronavirus crisis. (positiveplace.org)

Children’s Home Society of Washington*

Children’s Home Society of Washington staff are working remotely, supporting families through virtual home visits, telehealth appointments and by appointment-only for critical services (food bags and diapers). (childrenshomesociety.org)

College Success Foundation*

Student relief fund to support underserved, low-income students, schools and districts. (collegesuccessfoundation.org)

Concord International Elementary School PTA

Concord International Elementary School PTA serves the school community in South Park. Close to 70% of Concord students are from low-income families and the GoFundMe is being used for bills and rent support. This is a low-barrier, grassroots, volunteer effort. (gofundme.com/f/concord-families-rent-assistance)

Eastside Baby Corner*

Supporting the basic needs of babies on the Eastside during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond. (babycorner.org)

Friends of the Children — Seattle*

Friends of the Children — Seattle provides 12+ years of consistent mentorship to youth experiencing trauma, transition, poverty and other challenges. Mentors conducted an assessment to understand the needs of each family during the COVID-19 outbreak. (friendsseattle.org)

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Kindering*

Kindering provides Early Intervention (EI) in the Northwest, serving 6,500 children and their families annually. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Kindering has transitioned to offer services and therapies exclusively via telehealth. (kindering.org)

Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC)*

LCYC provides direct legal advocacy services to youth and young adults who are — or are at risk of — experiencing homelessness in King County. LCYC also advocates for youth in foster care, immigrant youth and youth in other juvenile court matters. (lcycwa.org)

Parent Trust For Washington Children*

Parent Trust provides statewide hotlines for parent coaching, developmental screenings, new parent classes, stress reduction training and support groups for parents recovering from substance addiction. (parenttrust.org)

ROOTS Young Adult Shelter*

ROOTS Young Adult Shelter builds community and provides access to essential services and a safe place to sleep for young adults experiencing homelessness. (rootsinfo.org)

Southeast Seattle Education Coalition Technology Exchange

The Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC) is facilitating a technology exchange to support students and families of color in their ability to transition to online learning. They are taking requests for technology from partners (teachers, organizations, etc.) and donations to be distributed out to families. (sesecwa.org)

Treehouse for Kids*

Online fundraiser to replace “Treehouse Champions” annual fundraising event to support children in foster care. (treehouseforkids.org)

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WA-BLOC Feed the Beach*

Serving hot lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays to students and families in Rainier Beach during the school closures. (wa-bloc.org)

Washington Kids in Transition*

Supporting children in the Edmonds School District with food, clothes and hygiene supplies. (washingtonkidsintransition.org)

Westside Baby*

Diapers and basic needs support for babies in Western King County. (westsidebaby.org)

World Vision*

Supporting U.S. children in low-income families and schools with emergency kits of food and cleaning supplies. (worldvision.org)

YouthCare*

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and is working with youth during the pandemic to limit exposure and providing life-saving services. (youthcare.org)

Direct Support for Artists

ArtsFund (COVID-19 Arts Emergency Relief Fund)*

ArtsFund’s COVID-19 Arts Emergency Relief Fund will provide relief grants to arts organizations in King County so they can maintain core resources and retain staff necessary to endure and recover from this crisis. (artsfund.org)

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Seattle Artists Relief Fund

GoFundMe organized by Ijeoma Oluo to provide direct support for artists. (gofundme.com/f/for-artists)

Direct Support for Businesses

Chinatown International District (CID) Restaurants and other Small Businesses Relief Fund*

Direct support for Seattle’s Chinatown International District small restaurants and businesses. (scidpda.org/cidbizrelief)

Good Farmer Relief Fund*

Relief fund for small farmers in crisis from the Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets. (seattlefarmersmarkets.org)

GSBA*

GSBA, Washington’s LGBTQ chamber of commerce, promotes equality through business. The GSBA is maintaining an emergency resource page for small businesses and nonprofits during the pandemic and providing technical support for loans and grants and other support. (thegsba.org)

Intentionalist Gift Certificate Marketplace

Platform to support small local businesses that do not have online storefronts by offering physical gift certificates. (intentionalist.com)

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Save Seattle’s Small Businesses

The organization (started by a junior in high school) is a website to aggregate small business gift cards in the nearby cities of Redmond, Kirkland, Bellevue and Seattle. Gift cards are an important way to allow restaurants to gain revenue during the closures. (saveseattlesmb.wixsite.com/saveseattlesmb)

Ventures*

Ventures is a nonprofit supporting those that are not reached by traditional business development services, with a focus on women, people of color, immigrants and individuals with low incomes. Ventures is raising money to support its small business clients who have been affected by the coronavirus crisis. (venturesnonprofit.org)

Direct Support General

#bigthanks

#bigthanks is about practical tips, opportunities and uplifting stories of expressions of gratitude that can be done safely and productively during this crisis. #bigthanks raises money to support local restaurants and deliver “gratitude meals” to health care workers and first responders who deserve thanks. (bigthanks.org)

All In Seattle

Coalition of people working to raise and distribute funds to nonprofits who get resources to those most in need. (allinseattle.org)

COVID19HelpWA.org

COVID19HelpWA.org is a volunteer-run resource to connect helpers and help, including a database of relief and recovery funds. (covid19helpwa.org)

COVID-19 Survival Fund for the People

Direct support to individuals. (gofundme.com/f/covid19-survival-fund-for-the-people)

Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP)*

ELAP provides free civil legal services to low-income King County residents including those who are experiencing legal challenges due the effects of the pandemic. ELAP helps with unexpected medical bills, evictions, unemployment and domestic violence. (elap.org)

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Front and Centered*

Front and Centered is a coalition of over 70 community of color organizations across Washington state working on environmental health and justice issues. Front and Centered has created a rapid response fund to help our state’s most vulnerable communities. (frontandcentered.org)

GSBA Scholarship Fund*

The GSBA Scholarship Fund provides post secondary scholarships to LGBTQ and allied students who often have no traditional means of support. During this crisis, the GSBA Scholarship Fund is providing emergency resources to its scholars in grants ranging from $500-$1,000. (thegsba.org)

Ingersoll Gender Center*

Providing resources, referrals and financial assistance to transgender and gender diverse community members most affected by the COVID-19 crisis. (ingersollgendercenter.org)

King County Regional Donations Connector

King County government has established the King County Regional Donations Connector to direct donations to agencies and the people they serve during the coronavirus outbreak. Individuals, agencies and businesses are invited to share what they have to contribute (i.e. funding, surgical supplies, masks, counseling, etc.) and link up with frontline organizations. (kingcounty.gov)

Medical Teams International*

Medical Teams International provides life-saving medical care for people in crisis, such as survivors of natural disasters and refugees. Medical Teams is pivoting its entire organization to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to support local health systems in responding to it. (medicalteams.org)

Real Change*

The Vendor Relief Fund supports Real Change newspaper vendors who have been affected by loss of income due to coronavirus. Real Change is a street newspaper that provides economic opportunity for people who are low-income and homeless. (realchangenews.org)

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Seattle Colleges Foundation (Seattle North, South and Central Colleges)*

The Foundation is raising $500,000 to help students who are losing jobs due to coronavirus, and are now struggling to support themselves and their families while remaining in school. (foundation.seattlecolleges.edu)

Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund*

Support for community-based organizations that support populations disproportionately affected by the outbreak. (seattlefoundation.org)

Seattle Relief Fund for Undocumented People

Rent fund for undocumented people in the Seattle area. (gofundme.com/f/rent-fund-for-undocumented-people-covid19)

Shopping Angels

Shopping Angels provides free shopping services to populations at higher risk of contracting the novel COVID-19 virus, including people over age 60 or those with impaired immune systems. (facebook.com/shoppingangelsinc)

Social Justice Fund NW COVID-19 Crisis Fund*

Supporting grassroots organizations’ responses to the pandemic. (socialjusticefund.org/covid-19-crisis-fund)

South King County & Eastside COVID/Coronavirus Mutual Aid Group

Mutual aid support for survivors, sick and disabled, immunocompromised, undocumented, Black, queer, indigenous and/or people of color. (facebook.com/groups/555635161739149)

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Southwest Youth & Family Services*

In response and service to local youth and families, Southwest Youth & Family Services launched the SWYFS Community Response Fund to support neighbors who are experiencing income loss coupled with unexpected costs for food, shelter and care during this crisis. (swyfs.org)

Swedish Medical Center Foundation*

Thanks to improvements in the design, approval and deployment of clinical trials, Swedish is actively involved in fighting the spread of COVID-19. Swedish is also directly helping patients and caregivers in their work to reduce the spread of COVID-19. (www.swedishfoundation.org)

Pike Place Market Foundation Community Safety Net*

Supporting individuals who live, work or access services in the market community. (pikeplacemarketfoundation.org)

Unemployment Law Project*

The Unemployment Law Project is a nonprofit located in Seattle and Spokane that supports workers by providing outreach to underrepresented communities, brief advice and representation when benefits are denied. Unemployment Law Project is fielding hundreds of calls each week from workers whose jobs were impacted by COVID-19. (unemploymentlawproject.org)

United Way of King County COVID-19 Community Relief Fund*

Donate to help people gain immediate access to food, rental assistance and the support they need. (uwkc.org/donate)

Vashon Interfaith Council to Prevent Homelessness*

Interfaith Council to Prevent Homelessness is helping families who have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus stay in their homes with direct financial support. Many island residents do not qualify for unemployment or other government assistance. (ifchvashon.org)

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Washington Dream Coalition, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network*

Washington Dream Coalition, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network, Entre Hermanos, Somos Seattle and Scholarship Junkies are partnering to provide direct income assistance for undocumented people throughout the state who have lost all or part of their income due to the COVID-19 outbreak. (scholarshipjunkies.org/relief)

Washington Women in Need (WWIN)*

Washington Women in Need scholars are experiencing challenges with COVID-19 and need moving expenses, access to online services, rent and more. Through the WWIN resiliency funds, scholars are able to access resources to support them in addition to their educational support. (wwin.org)

YMCA of Greater Seattle*

In response to the coronavirus, the YMCA of Greater Seattle is providing free child care for medical providers and first responders at 14 sites countywide, offering feeding programs across King County, including drive-through meal programs and converting the Y’s camp kitchen into a meal prep site and providing housing and mental health care for young adults. (seattleymca.org)

Direct Support for Restaurant Workers

Big Table*

Big Table cares for those in crisis in the restaurant and hospitality industry through direct referrals from coworkers. In the current pandemic, Big Table’s care starts with $200 to $400 triage grants for critical bills or needs. (big-table.com)

The Plate Fund

The COVID-19 crisis is devastating for thousands of restaurant-industry workers who have lost their jobs. To help, The Plate Fund provides immediate financial assistance to those who have been hardest hit in King County. (theplatefund.com)

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Seattle Hospitality Emergency Fund

GoFundMe to support basic needs for workers in the restaurant industry. (gofundme.com/f/seattle-hospitality-emergency-fund)

Food

Community Lunch on Capitol Hill*

Community Lunch on Capitol Hill provides hot meals and other basic services to those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity. During the COVID-19 crisis, Community Lunch is serving over 1,000 meals per week to all. (communitylunch.org)

FareStart*

FareStart is providing thousands of emergency meals to isolation and quarantine sites, low income senior communities, child care sites and homeless shelters. (farestart.org)

FEEST*

Free groceries and delivery for families at Chief Sealth, Evergreen, Rainier Beach and Tyee high schools. (feestseattle.org)

Food Lifeline*

Western Washington’s largest supplier of food to food banks is working to meet the increased need in the community due to COVID-19. (foodlifeline.org)

Hopelink*

Provides food and social services for families in Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Shoreline and Sno-Valley (Carnation). (hopelink.org)

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Hunger Intervention Program (HIP)*

Hunger Intervention Program provides free healthy meals for children and youth who lost access to school meals, to-go meals for seniors and people experiencing homelessness; meal delivery to seniors who are staying at home; and weekend food for children as well as bulk food for the whole family. (hungerintervention.org)

Intentionalist Takeout and Delivery List

Local restaurants who are offering takeout and delivery. (intentionalist.com/covid-19-takeout-delivery-directory)

Kirkland Nourishing Network

Grocery cards for families and children in Kirkland. (kirklandnourishingnetwork.org)

Medic One Foundation*

The Medic One Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives by improving pre-hospital emergency care. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Medic One Foundation is providing “Gratitude Meals” seven days a week at testing sites that have been created to test only first responders. (mediconefoundation.org)

North Helpline*

Food bank, emergency services and financial assistance in North Seattle. (northhelpline.org)

Seattle Area Food Banks

Map of Seattle area food banks. Many food banks are distributing food for pickup through pre-packed boxes or bags. (seattlefoodcommittee.org)

South King County Food Coalition*

Supporting South King County Food banks through increased production at its food bank farm and purchases from local farms, aggregation of resources and best practices, technical assistance and managing joint funding for member food banks. (skcfc.org)

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The Herbfarm Farm to Frontline Meals

Currently a community-sponsored restaurant serving locally sourced three-course hot meals to the hospital community. (theherbfarm.com)

Washington Food Fund*

WA Food Fund is raising money to provide food and supplies for those in need during the COVID-19 crisis, including the elderly, people who struggle with health issues or have lost their jobs, and children who normally rely on school for meals. (philanthropynw.org/wa-food-fund)

Housing and Homelessness

Bellwether Housing*

Bellwether Housing serves over 3,500 low-income residents. Many residents have lost income due to coronavirus and can’t pay rent or cover essential needs. Bellwether is working with residents to help them access resources such as unemployment, rent assistance, food and health care. (bellwetherhousing.org)

Capitol Hill Housing

All the funds received by the Capitol Hill Housing COVID-19 Resilience Fund will be used to support the residents, small businesses and vital work of Capitol Hill Housing affected by the coronavirus. (capitolhillhousing.org)

Compass Housing Alliance*

Compass Housing serves more than 10,000 homeless and low-income residents of King County every year with housing, emergency shelter, meals, health care, banking and mail services. (compasshousingalliance.org)

DESC*

Support for people experiencing homelessness. (desc.org)

Facing Homelessness*

The “Window of Kindness” in the University District is a physical place of connection between community members and people experiencing homelessness. At the window, volunteers hand out thousands of socks, gloves, snacks, sleeping bags and other supplies essential to staying dry and warm. (facinghomelessness.org)

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Mary’s Place*

Mary’s Place is providing shelter and services for women, families and children who are experiencing homelessness. They are keeping guests and front line staff safe and healthy by providing medical supplies, additional food, technology for distance learning, increased cleaning, PPE, overtime for staff and new shelter facilities that accommodate safe distancing. (marysplaceseattle.org)

New Horizons*

Since 1978, New Horizons has partnered with youth experiencing homelessness in Seattle on their journey toward sustainability. New Horizons has expanded day programming, added additional meal service and changed shelter and programming to allow for social distancing and additional cleaning and sanitizing of facilities. (nhmin.org)

Mamma’s Hands*

Mamma’s Hands provides full-time emergency shelter and support services to women and children in crisis on Seattle’s Eastside and throughout King County. Families are in need of diapers and baby wipes and the shelter is in need of masks, gloves and hand sanitizer to keep residents safe and healthy. (mammashands.org)

Mercy Housing NW*

Mercy Housing is an affordable housing organization that is working to support residents in slowing the spread of the virus. Staff is focused on supporting residents through wellness checks, assessing needs such as food and helping people cope with fear and anxiety. (mercyhousing.org/covid-19)

Nickelsville*

Nickelsville’s Tiny House villages provide housing for homeless individuals, families with children and their pets. Weekly meetings keep residents informed about COVID-19 and how to avoid catching and spreading it. (feednickelsville.wixsite.com/nickelsville)

The Sophia Way*

The Sophia Way supports women experiencing homelessness by providing shelter, social services and permanent housing with support. The Sophia Way shelters have been moved to the Bellevue Red Lion Inn to allow social distancing and support women during the health crisis. (sophiaway.org)

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance*

The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance organizes and advocates to ensure the state’s coronavirus response includes funding and policies to help people experiencing homelessness and prevent homelessness. (wliha.org)

Wellspring Family Services*

Wellspring prevents and ends homelessness for families and individuals. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Wellspring is operating several funds providing financial assistance to individuals who have been impacted, and serves as one of United Way’s partners in its COVID-19 Rent Relief (Home Base) program. (wellspringfs.org)

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

100 Million Masks

Providence provides video instructions on how to make masks and face shields. (providence.org/lp/100m-masks)

City of Seattle Protective Equipment Donation Site

Form to donate unused personal protective equipment to front-line workers. (seattle.gov)

Crafters Against COVID-19

Facebook group of sewers making masks to fulfill requests from health care organizations and others. (facebook.com/groups/2559223211033116)

Find the Masks

A list of donation sites across the country for masks and other personal protective equipment. (findthemasks.com)

Gathering Roots Retreat & Wellness Center*

Making masks for community workers as part of COVID-19 Mutual Aid — Seattle. (facebook.com/gatheringrootswellness)

Masks 4 WA

GoFundMe campaign to raise money to distribute manufactured masks to health care workers at UW Medicine, Swedish Medical Center and Seattle Children’s. (masks4wa.org)

Refugees and Immigrants Make Gear Against COVID-19

Producing handmade PPE for use by front-line workers. (gofundme.com/f/refugees-and-immigrants-make-100millionmask)

Valley Medical Center*

Seeking manufactured masks, handmade masks, other PPE. (valleymed.org/gift/?)

Your Supplies Save Lives

Donate unused personal protective equipment (PPE) for use by health care workers and first responders. (suppliessaveliveswa.org)

Research

Fred Hutch*

Fred Hutch is leading studies on the spread of COVID-19, testing, clinical trials into possible treatments and vaccine research to fight COVID-19. (fredhutch.org)

PATH*

As COVID-19 spreads around the world, PATH is partnering to establish emergency operations centers; advise on testing, treating, and managing the outbreak; and standing up digital and data systems that support real-time disease surveillance. (PATH.org)

UW Medicine*

UW Medicine researchers and health-care workers are at the center of the local, national and global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. UW Medicine seeks support to expand testing and accelerate COVID-19 research. (AccelerateMed.org/Heroes)

Social Services

ACRS*

Providing a range of in-language support services to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. (acrs.org)

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services*

Provides services such as counseling, safety planning, 24/7 hotline and housing to Deaf, deaf-blind and hard-of-hearing victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. (adwas.org)

API Chaya*

Provides direct services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking in South Asian, Asian, Pacific Islander and all immigrant communities. API  Chaya accommodates multiple language access needs.  (apichaya.org)

Bailey Boushay House*

Provides inpatient and  outpatient care, housing, meals, social support and  end-of-life care to people with AIDS and HIV, ALS and cancer patients, all vulnerable  populations to COVID-19.  (baileyboushay.org)

Chief Seattle Club*

Providing food, support, housing assistance to Native American people in the Seattle area. (chiefseattleclub.org)

Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC)*

Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) is responding to urgent community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. CISC is providing resources and assistance related to health, food and other essential community needs. (cisc-seattle.org)

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo*

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo provides legal services and support to immigrant communities in Washington. Many of Colectiva’s clients are undocumented and impacted by coronavirus and are ineligible for programs like unemployment and stimulus support. In response, Colectiva opened a food bank and is providing emergency financial assistance to clients. (colectivalegal.org)

Columbia Legal Services*

Columbia Legal Services is working with incarcerated individuals and their families and farmworkers to reduce the threat of COVID-19 in jails, state prisons, detention centers and the farmworker community. (columbialegal.org)

East Africa Community Services*

Supporting the needs of the East African community in the Seattle area. Seeking diapers, food vouchers, baby formula, and monetary donations. (eastafricancs.org)

Eastside Friends of Seniors*

Helping Eastside Seniors through the crisis by providing access to food, visits by phone and critical medical transportation. (eastsidefriendsofseniors.org)

El Centro de la Raza*

Emergency response fund focused on serving the needs of the Seattle-area Latino community. (elcentrodelaraza.org)

Full Life Care*

Full Life Care helps adults of all ages with chronic illnesses and physical or developmental disabilities. Full Life Care’s response to the current health emergency has been to shift services from direct, hands-on to telephonic and delivery systems, depending on client needs. (fulllifecare.org)

Goodwin Connections*

Goodwin Connections connects families to educational opportunities that build financial stability and create generational change. During the crisis, Goodwin Connections is working to keep families safe and connected to school with basic needs and technology supports. (goodwinconnections.org)

International Community Health Services*

Providing drive-though testing and in-language support with a focus on immigrants and refugees. ICHS offers medical, dental, behavioral health, nutrition and other health care services for low income, uninsured and underinsured people in King County. (ichs.com)

Jewish Family Service*

Jewish Family Service helps vulnerable individuals and families in the Puget Sound region through its food bank, mental health counseling, refugee and immigrant resettlement, domestic violence support and more. (jfsseattle.org)

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center*

Amid the pandemic, survivors face new challenges to healing and safety and have even greater needs than usual. KCSARC is providing uninterrupted service, quickly deploying new technology and repositioning staff, bolstering case management to provide basics like food and transportation to ensure survivors can stay on a path toward healing. (kcsarc.org)

Lavender Rights Project*

The Lavender Rights Project (LRP) provides affirming and affordable legal services and community education initiatives for LGBTQ+ people in Washington. The legal team is working remotely to provide legal advocacy and develop legal resources in response to the needs of LGBTQ+ community members during COVID-19. (lavenderrightsproject.org)

Lifelong*

Lifelong offers wraparound services to vulnerable populations and is increasing the amount of meals and grocery bags they deliver, via the Chicken Soup Brigade program, to reach even more homebound people who are medically vulnerable and without food. (lifelong.org)

LifeWire*

LifeWire helps survivors of domestic violence who are under additional strain due to the stay-at-home orders with the resources they need to live safer lives, including advocacy, mental health therapy, legal advocacy, shelter and housing. (lifewire.org)

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center*

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center serves people with disabilities and is temporarily closed due to stay at home and social-distancing requirements. A limited staff is still performing essential tasks to support 28 horses. (littlebit.org)

NAMI Eastside (East King County Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness)*

NAMI Eastside is providing grassroots mental health support through online support groups and classes, for people struggling with mental health conditions and people in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (nami-eastside.org)

Navos*

Navos provides critical treatment and support to people living in poverty with mental illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. (navos.org)

Neighborcare Health*

Neighborcare Health provides health care to many of the most vulnerable populations in Seattle and King County. The need for social distancing, school closures and limited availability of personal protective equipment (PPEs), has created a critical threat to Neighborcare’s ability to provide core services and ensure patient and staff safety. (neighborcare.org)

Neighborhood House*

Neighborhood House provides culturally and linguistically relevant services to immigrants, refugees, public housing residents and low-income community members. Neighborhood House is helping with critical needs through programs in housing and rental assistance, aging and disability services, and employment. (nhwa.org)

Northshore Senior Center*

Northshore Senior Center is providing crisis food, phone counseling and virtual programming to seniors impacted by COVID-19. (northshoreseniorcenter.org)

QLaw Foundation of Washington*

The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance. Since the pandemic began, QLaw has offered free one-on-one consultations with lawyers once a week, as well as webinars and legal resources available online specifically directed toward LGBTQ+ needs. (qlawfoundation.org)

Refugee Women’s Alliance*

Refugee Women’s Alliance provides culturally and linguistically appropriate social services to refugee and immigrant families in King County. (rewa.org)

SightLife*

Seattle-based SightLife is the world’s leading eye bank and a global health organization dedicated to eliminating corneal blindness. With the cancellation or deferment of elective surgeries — including non-emergency corneal transplants — the eye bank operations are slowing to a near-halt. (sightlife.org)

Solid Ground*

Solid Ground programs, services and operations are innovating and adapting to prioritize “flattening the curve.” In addition, drivers are doing food pickup and delivery to food-bank and hot-meal program customers. Solid Ground is supporting increased rental assistance, tenant counseling services and housing and case management for homeless families. (solid-ground.org)

Sound Generations*

Seeking donation of sanitizing wipes, to-go boxes, volunteers, etc., for older adults in the Seattle area. (soundgenerations.org)

Space Between*

Space Between works with school communities to teach mindfulness practices for stress reduction, emotional regulation and well-being. Space Between is providing practices three times per week for adults and three times per week for students. (www.spacebetween.community)

St. Vincent de Paul Seattle/King County*

COVID-19 fund supports vulnerable populations needing services, food assistance and support with basic needs. (svdpseattle.org)

The Arc of King County*

Providing information and support for people with disabilities on the COVID-19 outbreak. (arcofkingcounty.org)

The Legal Foundation of Washington*

The Legal Foundation of Washington funds a network of critical legal services to help people with unemployment denials, domestic violence and eviction prevention. (legalfoundation.org)

United Indians of All Tribes Foundation*

United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF) has moved client services to telehealth and digital communication. UIATF is providing food, education to clients and child care for front-line workers. (Unitedindians.org)

YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish*

YWCA provides direct services to women and families, including temporary and permanent housing, food relief and economic empowerment services. YWCA is responding to this crisis by continuing to provide services and building up capacity where it’s needed most. (ywcaworks.org)

Washington State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program*

We are helping elders and vulnerable adults who live in care facilities stay connected to their families and friends by raising funds for technology. (waombudsman.org)

WithinReach*

WithinReach is a nonprofit that helps Washington families navigate complex health and social service systems. WithinReach offers personalized support in finding food banks, health clinics and parenting resources close to home, and can assist with early childhood development screenings and reduced-cost transit fare. (withinreachwa.org)

You Grow Girl!*

Provides behavioral health counseling, family support services, crisis intervention, case management and mentoring for female-identifying youth and their families via telehealth and in person. (yougrowgirl.org)

Youth Eastside Services*

Youth Eastside Services (YES) provides behavioral health services for youth from birth to age 22 in East King County. Due to COVID-19, YES has shifted its operations remotely and is now providing virtual, web-based HIPAA-compliant mental health and substance use services, education programs and support meetings using telehealth. (youtheastsideservices.org)

Volunteer

Northwest Harvest*

Seeking volunteers across Washington to support food distribution. (northwestharvest.org)

Seattle-area COVID-19 Mutual Aid

Form to sign up to volunteer to provide mutual aid in the Seattle area. (facebook.com/covid19mutualaid)

Tinte Cellars Love Letters to the Elderly

Join Tinte Cellars to send love to those who may be isolated or lonely in our community. Pick up a pen or crayon, and create a handwritten letter or card to brighten their day. Tinte Cellars is partnering with the Northshore Senior Center, who will disperse the letters. (tintecellars.com)

United Way of King County*

Volunteer to support urgent community needs. (uwkc.org)

*Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations or fiscally sponsored nonprofits.