With all the uncertainty in the world right now, it's as good a time as ever to donate to people in need. In addition to giving money, people can also donate goods and support brands that are doing their part to alleviate the stress that COVID-19 is putting on families. Ahead, find a list of organizations that are donating money to those who need it most.
Parents are encouraged to give what they can to the for-kids non-profit Baby2Baby. Although the organization isn't accepting used baby items and clothing amid the COVID-19 outbreak, you can help children up to 12 years old by donating on its site.
Blessings in a Backpack
The nonprofit Blessings in a Backpack is mobilizing resources now more than ever to give school-age children access to meals while schools are closed. Although the organization traditionally provided meals to kids on the weekends, it has updated its donation efforts to cover weekdays, too.
The home cookware brand Caraway recently pledged to donate a portion of its profits to Blessings in a Backpack for the month of April.
For just $1, families can help provide 10 meals to those in needs on Feeding America's website. There, you can make a one-time contribution or signup to make a monthly donation.
Working directly with Baby2Baby, the pajama company Hanna Andersson is donating pajama sets to medical staff, children in foster care, and families who have been directly affected by COVID-19.
No Kid Hungry
The nonprofit No Kid Hungry is accepting donations to battle childhood hunger during the COVID-19 outbreak. For a contribution of just $10, you can provide 100 meals for kids in need.
The phone accessory company PopSockets recently released two new designs amid the COVID-19 outbreak. According to its website, 100 percent of profits are being donated to Feeding America and Doctors Without Borders.
The vegan meal-delivery kit company, Purple Carrot, will donate a portion of its sales to Feeding the Children through May 31. Additionally, Purple Carrot is offering a 30 percent off discount to those who work on the front lines.
For every purchase over $115, the swimsuit brand Summersault will donate $15 to No Kid Hungry's COVID-19 efforts.
The Honest Company
Jessica Alba's baby brand, The Honest Company, has committed to donating three million diapers, 30,000 packs of wipes, and 20,000 personal care products to families in need.
Online grocer Thrive Market recently launched the Thrive Market COVID-19 Relief Fund, which provides families with $150 stipends who are facing health or financial hardships due to the virus.
Although U-Haul isn't accepting donations, the company recently pledged to give displaced college students 30 days of access to free storage units across the US.
In an effort to get children healthy meals amid school closures, World Vision is accepting donations that will go toward family emergency kits for food-insecure families.