COVID-19 Resource Information

Dear Parent/ Guardian(s), 

The novel corona virus (COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2) is a global pandemic virus currently prevalent throughout NYC. This document contains information and resources to help the De La Salle Academy community respond to the financial hardships brought on by the corona virus.

 

For additional questions or concerns, please contact Michael Tapscott, Assistant Principal with any questions and he will put you in contact with our resources volunteer.
 

Resources cover the following topics

  • Relief Funds

  • Housing

  • Utilities

  • Food and Food Insecurity

  • Health Care and Medical Needs

  • Childcare

  • Pet care

  • Tech support

  • Medical Supplies

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

  • Mutual Aid and Other Resources by Borough/County

 

Relief Funds

Emergency relief funds to request from:

 

The Actors Fund - The Actors Fund provides services and financial support to entertainment professionals facing personal or work-related problems. It is also a conduit for emergency financial assistance in times of pressing need or in response to catastrophic events. Funds are available to union and non-union workers in entertainment and the performing arts. Info to apply for funds

 

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Emergency Grants - List of emergency grants resources for artists affected by COVID-19. Info

 

Artist Relief  - To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States. - more info and apply

 

Authors League Fund - The Authors League Fund helps professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune. - link; follow on Facebook for more updates

 

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund – apply

 

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Eligibility requirements: (1) must be a bartender or the spouse or child of bartender; (2) experience a catastrophic event of emergency hardship that is identifiable; (3) proof of identification; (4) proof of employment; and (5) last paycheck stub. For more information access the application here

 

Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc) Relief Fund - The Binc Foundation is providing financial assistance to booksellers and employees, independent bookstores, and local comic book stores affected by COVID. They have application processes for household help, as well as help for retailers.- info

 

Children of Restaurants Employees' COVID-19 Relief Fund - general info, apply for funds

CORE is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to granting support to food & beverage service employees with children. providing support to food & beverage service employees with children, who have been medically diagnosed with COVID-19 or have someone living within their home who have been diagnosed.

 

Damayan Emergency fund for Filipinos in NYC - Fund for Filipino domestic worker or trafficked workers. Please contact Riya Ortiz, Damayan Case Manager, at riya@damayanmigrants.org or at (212) 564-6057. Info

 

Domestic Workers Alliance COVID-19 Relief Fund - If you are a domestic worker, text RELIEF to 97779 to get updates from NDWA, and find out when the Coronavirus Care Fund applications are ready.

 

Dramatists Guild Foundation - DGF provides emergency financial assistance to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters in dire need of funds due to severe hardship or unexpected illness. DGF will be processing Emergency Grants based on severity of need, especially as it relates to COVID-19 - link

 

Financial Solidarity for Formerly Incarcerated People and Their Families Mutual Aid Project - info; application form is currently closed (as of 7/24/20) but will open back up if they are able to raise more money

 

Freelancers’ Relief Fund- offers financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs. Fund is temporarily closed to applications, but find more info and sign up for the union (it’s free) to get updates on when they’d reopen.

 

Humanity Forward (Andrew Yang’s Foundation) application form

Delivering one-time, and recurring, basic income payments to individuals and families

 

Jazz Foundation Musicians Emergency Fund - In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jazz Foundation of America continues to connect with hundreds of jazz and blues musicians to provide compassionate counsel and offer direct financial support - link

 

La Colmena- Community Job Center Staten Island Immigrant Emergency Fund

For more information visit La Colmena’s contact page.

 

Laundry Workers Center - Not-for-profit, member-led organization that provides community-based leadership development to improve the living and working conditions of low-wage laundry, warehouse, and food service workers in New York City and New Jersey. Providing one time gift card as long as funds are available.  Email laundryworkerscenter@gmail.com for the application form.

 

Little Egypt Mutual Aid - Provides undocumented families in Queens with cash aid to get them through this difficult time. [Will resume fundraising soon] - info

 

Low-Income Artist/Freelancer Relief Fund - Provide support for low-income, BIPOC, trans/GNC/NB, queer, undocumented, immigrant artists and freelancers whose livelihoods are being effected by this pandemic in NYC. [Not taking any new requests as of June 27; they plan to reopen applications in August]

 

Mayer Foundation Economic Relief Grants - Provides grants to individual artists and nonprofits who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low income or lack of financial resources - link

 

MinKwon Center - Serving, educating, and organizing low-income Korean, Asian, and immigrant communities since 1984. Share the Relief Fund will support undocumented Korean Americans in NYC with direct cash payments, as they are ineligible to receive unemployment, federal stimulus checks, and other government relief due to their status. 

The Flushing Mutual Aid Fund will support low-income and marginalized residents in Flushing with food, medicine, and rent assistance, and will provide stipends to residents who take on roles in coordinating mutual aid and organizing their neighbors for grassroots movement and power. – link for info

 

Musicians Foundation Emergency Grant Program – Provides professional musician with five or more years of experience performing, teaching, or composing in the United States and earn the majority of their income from any combination of performing, teaching, or composing.

Our new Emergency Grant Program gives all eligible applicants up to $200 to get through a week or two at the beginning of this difficult time. Our request to you is simple – give $200 or $400 to directly assist one or two musicians in need -  apply for help

 

Nail Techs United fund for nail salon workers- This fund will directly support nail salon workers to meet their needs and the needs of their families - info

 

NYC relief fund for Brazilian immigrants - information

Tags: Funds, Undocumented

 

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund - Cash assistance for restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and more. Apply for help

 

Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund - This fund is for queer writers of color only, not organizations or nonprofits, who are in need of financial assistance right now - link

 

RAISE Undocu Workers Fund - Supports undocumented workers in the service industry (restaurants) who will not be able to apply for unemployment benefits. Email undocuworkersfund@gmail.com. Eligibility requirements: (1) be undocumented, (2) work in food service industry in Manhattan or Brooklyn, (3) unable to work due to corona-related mandates, (4) have a venmo account or have access to a venmo account through someone you trust. For more info, visit here.

 

Rauschenberg Emergency Grant - The program will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected medical emergencies. The grants are available to visual and media artists and choreographers who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories - link

 

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund – apply here

 

Service Workers Coalition - A cash relief network for and by service workers in New York City. get info on Instagram, volunteer form, Venmo @bkservicecoalition or donate here for tax-deductible donations -- or email serviceworkerscoalition@gmail.com

 

NY Street Vendor Emergency Fund - For support contact the Urban Justice Center here or by phone: 646.602.5600 or email: svp@urbanjustice.or

 

SUSU Rapid Response support for Black Feminists - SUSU will be dispersing rapid response funds for Black feminists in need of emergency funds in the wake of the COVID-19. –Info and apply here [A new fund will reopen soon]

 

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund - Emergency fund for musicians and music industry workers affected by COVID-19. Please note: You do not need to be sick to be able eligible for assistance from our COVID-19 Fund. Phone: 888-955-7880 - link to apply

 

Undocumented people fund by Outlive Them NYC - info; Venmo @cory-tamler; sign up for their contact list for more info

 

Undocumented Women’s Fund - Provide direct financial assistance to meet the needs of undocumented single headed households in NYC.  - info

 

Undocumented Youth Fund from New York State Youth Leadership Council - Info

 

United Sommeliers Foundation - COVID Relief Fund - A fund that can be accessed immediately by restaurant sommeliers in the U.S. whose hours have been cut or jobs have been eliminated due to the COVID-19 crisis - donate [4/10/20: no longer accepting donations] - apply for funds; more info on the website

 

Werc Space - Resources, tools and support to help small businesses owned by women and non-binary people. Website.

 

The Workers Lab Covid Relief Fund – Supporting gig and low-earning contract workers without access to employer-based benefits. Contact workersfund@theworkerslab.com to get further information and request funds. 

 

US Bartenders' Guild COVID-19 Relief Fund - apply for funds – note: this is for bartenders or spouses or children of bartenders

 

Housing

Emergency relief funds and information related to housing

 

COVID Rent Relief Program - New York State rental relief program for tenants who have lost income during the COVID19 crisis. The COVID Rent Relief Program will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. Applicants will not need to repay this assistance – Application. Must be submitted online or by mail by July 30th.

 

Eviction-related Information and Resources

  • Searchable database and map allow renters to identify if their home is covered by the CARES Act eviction moratoriums, which lasts through 8/25. Click here.

  • Tenants Rights Hotline by Met Council - 212-979-0611 (ingles y espanol) or more info

  • NYC Tenants' Rights During COVID-19 Emergency - Resource created by some lawyers at Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) NYC - Link

  • Report attempted evictions - Anyone with knowledge of City marshals attempting to execute on warrants of eviction can report this activity by calling DOI’s Bureau of City Marshals at (212) 825-5953.

  • Support for eviction prevention: Bronx Works, Catholic Charities (helps regardless of denomination), Coalition for the Homeless

 

Covid-19 Hotel Program - If you tested positive for COVID-19 or think you might have it because of your symptoms, it is very important that you do not come in close contact with others, including people you may live with. This is called "self-isolation." You may qualify to self-isolate in a hotel, free of charge, for up to 14 days if you do not have a safe place to self-isolate

 

Utilities

Emergency relief funds and information related to utilities

 

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) - Low-income New Yorkers can apply for heating and cooling assistance under the Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP. Apply here

 

Con Edison - During this incredibly challenging time, we know you’re counting on your power. We are not expecting any interruptions of your service because of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Please know you will not lose your power now because you’re having trouble making payments.

  • Your service will not be shut off for non-payment.

  • Waiving new late-payment fees.

  • Suspending no-access fees if we can’t read your meter.

  • No fees for making payments with credit cards or debit cards.

  • Suspending fees for refusing smart meter installations

  • Most customers can arrange for payment extensions and agreements online through My Account

 

Cooling Assistance Fund - Financial help to cover the cost and installation of an air conditioner or fan. Apply here

 

Free WiFi at home:

Comcast - offering Essentials internet service designed for low-income families free for 60 days for new qualifying customers. Visit https://www.internetessentials.com/ for more information. Call 1-855-8-INTERNET for set up.

 

Spectrum - households with K-12 students can get free Spectrum Wifi for 60 days (including free installation for new customers). Call 1-844-488-8395 for set up.

 

Wifi via smartphone:

Metro PCS, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Comcast are all lifting their unlimited data caps for cell phone subscribers for at least 60 days. Contact your cellphone provider for more information.

 

MetroPCS will allow you to add a free 10GB of mobile hotspot per month by adding an add on service available in the MyMetro app, MyAccount or by calling Care at 611.

 

T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile are providing customers an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot/tethering service for the next 60 days coming soon.

 

Food and Food Insecurity

Free food options -- see general and by borough below

 

General

 

NYC Meal Hubs - find a free meal location - Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city, including vegetarian, kosher, and halal options - contact NotifyNYC@oem.nyc.gov with questions or concerns

 

NYC public school students may pick up free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch from 7:30am-1:30pm outside the main entrance to every school building. Students may go to their regular school or the one closest to them.

 

Plentiful - a free, easy-to-use reservation service for food pantries and the people they serve. Visit their website for food pantry locations or text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to the number 726-879 (PANTRY) from any phone for registration directions in nine languages to pick up a bag of groceries at a pantry within walking distance of your house, no questions asked. (You DO NOT need to download the app to make a reservation) - website

 

Food Markets - CityHarvest offers free food every other week across NYC. Find a location near you.

 

Nutrition Kitchen - Food bank run by The New York City Department of Probation. The website lists the latest locations and times of operation. link

 

Food Bank NYC - Find the help that you need

 

Food Help NYC - Map

 

Soup Kitchen and Food Pantries - search by borough

 

To find out whether you qualify for SNAP (food stamps) - Info

 

Free Baby Formula - WIC members can have baby formula delivered FREE to all New York City boroughs. Dial 718-405-9111

 

Free Veggies for Restaurant Workers - Local Roots CSA is giving away free vegetables to restaurant workers that are without work and money right now: info@localroots.nyc

 

50 NYC Restaurants Giving Back to the Community - Includes restaurants serving free meals and opportunities to donate to restaurants that are feeding hospital workers - link

 

Grocery and supply delivery; delivery is free by Invisible Hands Delivery - Website, Tweet

 

 

Brooklyn

 

Club A Kitchen - Distributing groceries & hygiene supplies every Wednesday & Saturday at Myrtle-Broadway. Check Instagram for updates. Donate money here. Donate goods: “Starting this Monday, May 4th, and every Monday from 12-2pm we will be taking in donations from anyone who has extra PPE, extra canned food, even extra plastic grocery bags you told yourself you were gonna sort through but just keeps growing every time you look under your sink (see Insta post for more details)

 

Restaurant Workers Relief Program -- see posts for info on how laid off restaurant workers can pick up free dinners at Olmsted in Prospect Heights or Gertie – UPDATE: Olmsted is now giving away free meals and supplies to anyone in need (don’t have to be a restaurant worker), 4-7pm, 7 days per week (see Instagram post)

 

Crown Heights

 

Free lunch and dinner pickup at The Bergen @ 1299 Bergen St

11:30am - 1:30pm daily lunch, 4:30pm - 6:30pm for dinner. See March 23 FB post and The Bergen’s FB page for menu info and updates. To donate and support this program, venmo @thebergenbk to donate or Cash app: $BU2018.

 

Coronavirus NYC Food Resource Guide: Crown Heights/Prospect Heights - A resource guide by Hunter College's NYC Food Policy Center about meals for children, meals for seniors, retail food stores and their delivery/benefits policies, local food pantries and soup kitchens, resources for homeless people, resources for immigrant populations and resources for people with disabilities - link

 

Weekly food distribution sites for Crown Heights - see Instagram post or Facebook post from Assemblymember Diana Richardson for list and potential updates, different locations available on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Contact AM Richardson’s office for updates M-F 10am-6pm at (718) 771-3105 or by emailing district43@nyassembly.gov

 

Manhattan

 

Free meals at Avant Garden (East Village) - Free hot, healthy, plant-based meals for anyone in need at Avant Garden at 130 E 7th St. Wednesday - Sunday 4-9pm - website - call: 646-922-7948 

 

Queens

 

Jackson Heights New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) - offering groceries and cooked meals daily outside 71-29 Roosevelt Avenue - Website

 

Long Island City Relief COVID-19 Response Group - Food collection and distribution, weekday grab and go meal distribution daily between 12:00pm - 2:00 pm (link for participating restaurants), and resource and volunteer mobilization (link)

 

Queens Queens Together is working to keep Queens restaurants in business and deliver/bring prepared food to food insecure and immigrant communities - facebook - instagram - link - email: queenstogether2020@gmail.com Jonathan Forgash co-founder - phone: 917-626-8960

 

Health Care and Medical Needs

[More information to come]

 

Call 311 with any medical questions.

 

To find out whether you can qualify for Medicaid or other free and low cost health insurance.
 

 

Childcare

 

Regional Enrichment Centers - Places where the children of front-line workers can be safely cared for while their parents continue to serve the city in this time of need. - Info

 

Free Baby Formula - WIC members can have baby formula delivered FREE to all New York City boroughs. Dial 718-405-9111

 

Pet care

 

Pet Resources - Check the front page of the Animal Care Centers of NYC website for information on resources you may need to get help for your pet - link

 

NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline - information, planning, referral and service coordination hub for NYC residents who need support for their pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pet Hotline operators can be reached directly at 877-204-8821, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST daily - link

 

Tech support

 

Covid-19 Tech Support - Covid Tech Support is a helpdesk for tech support queries backed by Code 4 COVID (a community of over 800 volunteer technologists with backgrounds working at companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft) for those helping to tackle the COVID crisis. We're helping communities set up their IT systems, COVID projects access technical volunteering talent and charities address their digital needs.  - link - twitter - email: help@covidtechsupport.com

 

Medical Supplies

 

PPE to NYC - If you're an NYC physician or resident in need of PPE, text 917-300-9466 with: your name, your role, the department you need PPE for, your location/affiliated hospital, what specific PPE items are needed - website

 

Mask Match - Request masks for healthcare workers - website - twitter - facebook - instagram

 

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

 

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs - DACA recipients in NYC can call to get help with their renewal fee: 1-800-354-0365

 

Mutual Aid and Other Resources by Borough/County

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NYC Mutual Aid - General

Mutual aid organizations facilitate exchange of resources and services for mutual benefit. Browse through the rest of our document’s categories for more mutual aid groups and opportunities based on borough.

 

C-19 Help Squad- Get Help

 

Community Care NYC - NYC-wide mutual aid project where you can request or give help for things like delivering groceries, prescriptions, etc. Request help at the form or call 661-381-1206. You can also fill out the “request help” form if you are an organizer looking for volunteers to help with mutual aid projects.

 

Couriers and delivery - Corona Couriers - A collective of cyclists willing to courier supplies to people in need for free, using low contact methods. Email coronacourier@protonmail.com to request supplies or volunteer

 

NYC Mutual Aid Network - http://mutualaid.nyc and Formalized Volunteer Webform

 

Evangel Christian Center - Food Pantry - Food pantry reports that they have substantial food in excess of neighborhood needs, but don't have a means to transport it; they would like to get word out to volunteers who may want to pick up and distribute food. Located in Long Island City but would like to help distribute food elsewhere - website - Open 9-12 Saturday and during the week; call Andrew 917-213-5452

 

The End Is Queer: NYC Mutual Aid - Facebook Group / Discord (discord preferred) - City wide queer centered mutual aid

 

Make the Road New York - Direct support and advocacy for NY's most vulnerable community members, including undocumented folks, sex workers, and others. In addition to the advocacy work Make the Road does all the time, they have stepped up services during the covid crisis, including delivering groceries to homebound and vulnerable neighbors via a "Bicycle Brigade." They're set up a COVID emergency response fund here: donate to the emergency response fund - facebook - twitter - contact

 

NYC Veterans’ Alliance - We are a NYC-based grassroots nonprofit welcoming queries from veterans, military members, and their families in the Metro area. Helping with immediate needs and connecting veterans and their families with unique benefits and resources available to them - Website with mutual aid request form, Facebook page - email: hello@nycveteransalliance.org  

 

Transportation Alternatives #BikeMatch program - connecting New Yorkers who have an extra bicycle to those who need one. We match people based on neighborhood and size, and then they coordinate to meet up and exchange the bike - link - email info@transalt.org

 

West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing (WSFSSH) - a nonprofit that provides affordable housing and supportive services to low-income older adults and persons with special needs. We serve over 2,200 individuals living in 28 buildings across the Upper West Side, Harlem, Chelsea, and the Bronx. The majority of our residents are isolated in their apartments and are unable to go out to secure necessary food, medication, and supplies. Our front line staff is working tirelessly to support our residents, but we need volunteers and donations. Volunteers will run errands and package/deliver meals and care packages for residents. This will NOT require any face-to-face contact with residents. Donations of PPE, cleaning supplies, household products, personal care products, shelf-stable food, individually wrapped snacks, craft/hobby supplies, etc. will be distributed to each residential building. Please complete the following Google form to volunteer or donate - google form - website - email: WSFSSHsupport@wsfssh.org

 

Razom for Ukraine: Quarantine Care Packages for NYC Ukrainian Community - Do you know someone in the NYC Ukrainian community who is quarantined at home and needs a bit of help and cheering up? Razom volunteers will deliver a care package with a meal from a Ukrainian business in the area - instagram - care package request form

 

SOS (System of Support) - nationwide website connecting people who post needs with people in their neighborhood - link

 

 

 

 

 

Bronx

Assistance for Services and/or Items Needed in Northeast Bronx - Request form launched by District Leader Marjorie Velazquez - request form - If you'd like to lend a helping hand feel free to sign up at this link (http://bit.ly/38TQypr) and let us know what ways you can contribute!

 

COVID-19: The Bronx - Facebook group for connecting Bronx neighbors - link

 

Brooklyn

 

All Brooklyn - Coronavirus Neighborhood Help sign-up/request form

 

All Brooklyn - Brooklyn Mutual Aid Network (FAM) - Google Document, Tweet

 

All Brooklyn - service workers coalition grocery delivery and other- Info, volunteer form, donate (ioby)

 

Bed-Stuy Strong - https://bedstuystrong.com/, BedStuyStrong2020@gmail.com, 917-451-5522

 

Boerum Hill/Downtown BK Neighborhood services and support - Survey sign up

 

Brooklyn Donates - Resource page for donating to/supporting local businesses in Ditmas Park / Midwood / Kensington. Main Link/Instagram

 

#BrooklynShowsLove - Fund and organizing project to get groceries to people. Find contact info and how to donate here. They have resources in Bangla, French, Kreyol, Mandarin, Spanish. Organized by Equality for Flatbush (E4F) and The Brooklyn Anti-gentrification Network (BAN).

 

Bushwick Mutual Aid - Coronavirus - Facebook Group, bushwickmutualaid@gmail.com Volunteers - https://bit.ly/3djRDtR , Request Assistance - https://bit.ly/392vLA0
 

Carroll Gardens Mutual Aid - Coronavirus - Facebook Group

 

Central and North Brooklyn by Brooklyn Mutual Aid - volunteer sign up and onboarding

 

Clinton Hill/Fort Greene Mutual Aid - Sign up for our email newsletter to receive regular weekly updates on community needs as well as urgent community needs as they arise - Aid request intake: bit.ly/chfghelp - Volunteer sign up: bit.ly/chfgvolunteer - Slack invite: bit.ly/chfgjoin - phone: 862-277-0747 email: bklynneighbors@gmail.com

 

Crown Heights Mutual Aid - Facebook Group, volunteer form, visit bit.ly/crownheightsaid to join the Slack

 

Ditmas Park/Flatbush/Prospect Park South Coronavirus Neighborhood Help - Google form
 

Fort Greene - link

 

Kensington Group for Mutual Aid (Coronavirus) - Facebook Group
 

North Brooklyn Mutual Aid Sheet

 

Help Prospect Heights - A directory of local businesses and how to help them or order from them. Main Link.

 

Prospect Lefferts Gardens - Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Neighbors Facebook Group - Google Spreadsheet for volunteers & at risk people

Prospect Heights  - Prospect Heights West Neighborhood Support & Preparedness - Facebook Group

 

Prospect Heights Virtual Tip Jar - Send "tips" directly to service workers at Prospect Heights businesses in Brooklyn. Main Link/Add your name to the tip jar!

 

Prospect Heights Small Business Relief Fund - A solidarity fund to support small business owners and workers in our immediate neighborhood. Contact: phsmallbusiness@gmail.com. Main Link/GoFundMe/Instagram
 

Red Hook Coronavirus Community Cooperative Committee - Google Form

 

South Brooklyn Community - COVID-19 Neighborhood Volunteers - Google Spreadsheet [5/11/20: South Brooklyn Community Mutual Aid has a website where you can sign up to volunteer, request help, or donate]

 

West Brooklyn Waterfront Mutual Aid - COVID19 Mutual Aid Organizing (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Columbia Waterfront, Williamsburg) Project - Volunteer form, text (929) 314 0899 or email brooklynmutualaid@gmail.com

 

City Councilmember Brad Lander - Do you want to find a way to help support neighbors? Share your ideas and we'll follow up with ways to organize together digitally.

Manhattan

 

East Village Neighbors - Facebook Group, EastVillageNeighbors@gmail.com, 917-994-1074

 

East Village COVID-19 Relief - Mutual aid website with resources - website - twitter - instagram

 

What’s Open East Village - Directory of businesses still open in EV - link

 

Harlem United Against Coronavirus - Facebook Group - Google Spreadsheet

 

Manhattan Mutual Aid Network (FAM) x Community Care - volunteer form - request help

 

Manhattan Community Against COVID-19 - youth-led organization that will deliver groceries and run errands, no matter how small - instagram - to schedule a service, contact Gabby Cohen at 917-789-3444 or email quarantineaid2020@gmail.com - to become a volunteer, fill out this form

 

Morningside Heights - Upper Morningside Mutual Aid - website - request form - email: morningsidemutualaid@gmail.com - phone: (518) 723-0154

 

UWS: Stephen Wise Towers & NYCHA organizing - Google form or contact wisetowersmutualaid@gmail.com or call/text 929.277.9203

 

Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Harlem Not Me, UeS - grocery/goods delivery, pet services, phone check ins, etc. - link

 

Upper West Side, Morningside Heights, West Harlem - A brand-new miniature Sunrise hub for the region north of West Midtown and south of Washington Heights, focused at the moment on mutual aid - join [5/17/20: link no longer active]

 

Queens
 

Queens DSA Mutual Aid Network - Volunteer form. If you are seeking aid/help:

- you can submit your request to https://mutualaid.nyc/request-assistance/

- you can call or text 347-201-0615

- you can email QueensDSAMutualAid@gmail.com

 

Queens Together is working to keep Queens restaurants in business and deliver/bring prepared food to food insecure and immigrant communities. Website - facebook - instagram - Contact by phone or email here. Sign up to volunteer or donate

 

Astoria Mutual Aid Network - If you have a non-emergency need (i.e not a 911 need) and are based in Astoria, NY, please call or text 646-397-8383 or fill out this form and they will get you help. Volunteer Form for anyone who can help. Website - Facebook - Instagram

 

Flushing Emergency Food Distribution - The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is working with local pantry La Jornada to organize volunteers to deliver food to homebound individuals. If you know any senior citizens and sick neighbors in our community who are homebound and need help, please fill out their contact info via this online form - If you would like to volunteer or donate, please fill out this online form (we need people with cars or bicycles who deliver food) - If you would like to contribute money to help La Jornada purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for distribution and N95 face masks for volunteers, donate here  

 

Forest Hills Community Against COVID-19 - youth-led organization that will deliver groceries and run errands, no matter how small - instagram - to schedule a service, contact Lina Khamze at 917-792-9632 or Sascha Pearlstein at 917-544-1542 - to become a volunteer, fill out this form

 

Jackson Heights - New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) - offering groceries and cooked meals with community partners; get updates on Twitter - Facebook - Website. Contact info@nynice.org or 718-205-1687. Sign up to volunteer in a variety of ways from food delivery to English workshops.

 

COVID Care Neighbor Network (Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, Woodside) - facebook group. Call (260) 351-1372 or email CovidNeighborNetwork@gmail.com. If you want to give help or receive help fill out this form. If you want to donate.

 

Mutual Aid Resource Guide for the Jackson Heights and Woodside communities - created by Senator Jessica Ramos' office - link

 

Long Island City Relief COVID-19 Response Group - Food collection and distribution, weekday grab and go meal distribution daily between 12:00pm - 2:00 pm (link for participating restaurants), and resource and volunteer mobilization (link); Facebook group

 

Ridgewood Mutual Aid Network (Ridgewood Tenants Union) - 5/17/20: new link for volunteer form - mutual aid fund

 

Rockaway Mutual Aid and Support Group - Facebook Group

 

Sunnyside / Woodside Mutual Aid Network - they cover errands, grocery shopping, transport and more! - facebook group - twitter - email: SunnysideMutualAid@gmail.com - phone: 973-709-5975

 

Woodside / Sunnyside Community Covid-19 Relief - they cover delivering meals and food pantries - facebook group - if you're interested in volunteering contact Eugenie Woo at eugenie.woo@gmail.com and for all other matters, email brent.oleary@gmail.com

 

Woodside/Elmhurst - Bayanihan Woodside/Elmhurst - Community Response to COVID-19 - We are Filipinos / Fil-Ams in Woodside and Elmhurst Queens, NY & surrounding neighborhoods sharing local resources during the Coronavirus crisis. We also are creating this space to offer mutual/community support in the neighborhood, for any immunocompromised or elderly people who may need groceries, pharmacy pick ups, or other errands done at this time. This is organized by the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) Northeast - Join Group

 

 

Staten Island

 

Staten Island COVID-19 Volunteers - Google Form

 

Staten Island COVID19 Resource Network - facebook group - community resource map - google doc with resources

 

Staten Island Mutual Aid Network (FAM) x Community Care - volunteer form - request help

 

Hand-Sewn Cloth Masks by "Mujeres Liderando" (Women Leading the Way) - Staten Island based mask sales (3 for $15), organizing through a community organization working with immigrant women who lost regular employment due to COVID - info - order form

 

Long Island

 

Cooperation Long Island - Mutual aid resource hub for Long Island with local resource library of fellow Long Islanders and organizations offering help - website - twitter - facebook - instagram - request help/view resource library

 

Nassau County DSA Covid-19 Mutual Aid - Google Form

 

Suffolk and Nassau County Umbrella - volunteer-based grocery delivery and medication pick up for seniors in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Interested seniors can call us at 516-882-4498 to place an order - request delivery - volunteer form

 

Nassau County Community Against COVID-19 - youth-led organization that will deliver groceries and run errands, no matter how small - instagram - to schedule a service, contact Rachel Dorfman at 516-510-7943 or Lauren Horn at 516-509-2274 - to become a volunteer, fill out this form

 

Southampton Community Against COVID-19 - youth-led organization that will deliver groceries and run errands, no matter how small - instagram - to schedule a service, contact Ellie Witlieb at 917-301-2027 or Michelle Witlieb at 310-709-5239 - to become a volunteer, fill out this form

De La Salle Academy
332 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036


Phone: 212-316-5840
Fax: 212-316-5998

For general inquiries email us at reception@dlsanyc.org or call 212-316-5840

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