COVID-19 Resources

We’ve assembled the following lists resources to keep our community members safe and healthy. During this time, follow our #StayHomeMN order. Practice social distancing. Support the helpers who staff our hospitals and clinics, emergency services, grocery stores, nonprofits, schools and care-giving facilities. Check in with neighbors who may need assistance with groceries, essentials, outdoor maintenance, or just a friendly phone call or text. ❤️


Employment, Insurance, Transportation & What's Open in MN


Small Business, Nonprofit & Individual Loans/Grants


Housing, Utilities & Internet


Schools, Parks & Childcare


Coronavirus & Health Links


Emergency Assistance, Mental Health & Chore Help


Food Access


Local Businesses Offering Delivery or Curbside Pick-up

 


Online Kids' Activities


Be a Helper

  • Donate PPE to health care workers and essential employees:

    • Mask Drive Mondays: bring homemade cloth masks to all Minneapolis Fire Stations each Monday from 10:00am-2:00pm to be distributed to individuals and sites in need.
    • Minnesota Donation Hub: if you have resources to donate or need items, please use these links:
      • Donation Form – for use by organizations/individuals wanting to donate items other than Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
      • Request for Information and Resources – for use by organizations/individuals needing items other than Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Hennepin County is collecting new, sealed #N95 and #N100 masks, coveralls, gloves and more from 7:30am – 4:00pm M-F in Mpls: https://www.hennepin.us/residents/emergencies/covid-19#Donations
  • Kingfield’s Volunteer/Donation Hub: our friends at the Kingfield Neighborhood Association have organized this city-wide list of urgent volunteer/donation needs.
  • Sheridan Story is a food program aimed at feeding kids when school lunches are not available. The organization has 30,000 bags of food ready to give to needy kids this week in 31 different school districts.
  • Second Harvest has a food warehouse waiting for volunteers and they’re also looking for donations. You can find out more at 2harvest.org.
  • Metro Meals on Wheels is looking for on-call volunteers in the event of a volunteer shortage. The nonprofit is accepting new customers and people can enroll in the service here.
  • Open Arms of Minnesota is currently providing medically tailored and shelf stable foods to people living with life threatening illnesses who often also have compromised immune systems. They are in need of donations and are adding new volunteer shifts.
  • The Aliveness Project is a meal program, food shelf and community center for low-income and homeless people living with HIV. They are accepting volunteers to help bag groceries and are accepting donations — learn more about how they are responding to the COVID-19 outbreak on its site here.
  • House of Charity serves free meals daily and needs volunteers. View open volunteer shifts and sign up to help at https://houseofcharity.galaxydigital.com/