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HELPING OUT

Are you wondering how you can help your community during this time? There are many ways you can support others now - check out some ideas below for how you can contribute your skills and resources to those who need them more than ever.

 

DONATION NEEDS

DONATE BLOOD

Demand for blood continues despite the COVID-19 crisis, so if you are able to donate, it is safe to do so and increased safety measures have been applied. You can make an appointment at a donor centre near you.

LIST OF ALL CHARITIES IN CANADA

If you do have the financial capacity to donate, there are many non-profits and organizations need your financial support to continue their important works in our communities. Have a look at some organizations currently accepting donations and see if you're able to support!

 

CHINATOWN CARE PACKAGES

FUND FOR BLACK COMMUNITY

GREATER VANCOUVER FOOD BANK

FUND FOR INDIGENOUS WOMEN + WOMEN OF COLOUR

COVID-19 SURVIVAL FUND

THE BINNERS' PROJECT

VANCOUVER DTES WOMEN'S CENTRE

FUND FOR MEGAPHONE'S LOW INCOME + HOMELESS VENDORS

MIGRANT WORKERS CENTRE

FUND FOR INDIGENOUS ELDERS

FUND FOR FOOD + BEVERAGE WORKERS

MASK A HERO BC

SAFECARE BC OPERATION PROTECT

DIRECTIONS YOUTH SERVICES

BC GOVT CALL FOR PRODUCTS + SERVICES

FUND FOR FOOD IN THE DTES

VOLUNTEER

BC 211 VOLUNTEERS

BC211 is looking to volunteers to help support seniors that are isolated as a result of this crisis in BC communities, and you may volunteer to pick-up groceries, medications or just provide a friendly phone call.

COMING TOGETHER VANCOUVER

Whether it be helping someone with groceries, helping run an errand, or donating to a family in need - offer the supports you can at this site that will match your capacity with someone who has specific needs.

PETITION

GREATER VANCOUVER FOOD BANK

Open letter to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank asking for a reduction in barriers to food access for people facing food insecurity.

FREE WI-FI ACCESS FOR STUDENTS 

Petition asking major telecom networks to provide internet access at no cost until the end of June 2020 for students and families. 

MIGRANT RIGHTS

Migrants face heightened precarity during COVID-19. This petition supports their rights in this time.

INTERNATIONALLY TRAINED DOCTORS

Petition to allow internationally trained doctors in BC to serve as part of the healthcare response in this critical time.

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CONTACT US

SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

3325-515 W Hastings St.

Vancouver, BC

V6B 5K3

 

E: dialogue@sfu.ca