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Children’s Foundation provides grant support and relief throughout COVID-19 pandemic

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In March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was in its early stages, it was apparent that the crisis would cause unpredictable and unprecedented challenges. As businesses began closing, schools moved to remote learning and the shelter-in-place order was implemented, children and families started to experience intense hardships. Swiftly responding to the developing pandemic, The Children’s Foundation established the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund.

Throughout the months, the pandemic has caused needs and challenges to shift and evolve – through it all, The Foundation has made it top priority to be dynamic and responsive in its mission to improve the health and wellness of children and families during an especially unique time.

Emergency funding for key safety net organizations has helped their immediate ability to serve families enduring economic hardships and support sustainability of these organizations.  Urgent needs have included stocking of food pantries, diapers and formula, technology to transition mental health in-person visits to telehealth and more.

To donate to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, click here.

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund – Grant Recipients (updated October 13, 2022)

66 organizations have been awarded grants ranging $2,500-$10,000; a total of $591,125 in funding has been awarded.

Help us improve the health and wellness of more children and families.

You can help us reach more children and families by making a gift to The Children’s Foundation. Click here to make your gift.

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