COVID-19 Community Needs

GoFundMe for Delivered Meals

A local chef is preparing and delivering meals for people who are out of work due to the pandemic. All meals are 100% plant-based and gluten-free. Anyone who wants to donate can do so here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/planthope


Interested in Volunteering?

Check out this form if you are interested in helping with Orange County’s response to COVID-19.


Feed the Fight Chapel Hill NC

“A community fundraiser providing fresh meals from local restaurants to UNC healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 on the front lines.”


Chapelboro Caring Coffee Community

“Want to join in making a difference? Cathy Meerbergen and I are  raising money to provide coffee for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Unc-Ch) Emergency Department (ED/ER)Workers.”


GoFundMe for restaurant worker out of work

“I don’t know what else to do that is why i doing this page they just close the place were i work and don’t have no money what so ever i know a lot of people are in this situation but i have to try i have a 2 year old daughter and i need food to buy and bills to pay. I only have $5 to my name at the moment so if you can help us i really thankful and i really appreciated. Thank you to everyone who has help me not just with the donation but also some helpful information.”

Please consider contributing to the GoFundMe linked below.


Diaper Bank of NC needs diapers, baby wipes, Ziploc bags and cash donations

“The Diaper Bank of North Carolina provides diapers and personal hygiene products to families. Currently, their greatest need is for Size 2 and Size 5 diapers, baby wipes and Ziploc bags. Donations of diapers and supplies can be dropped off at 1311 E. Club Blvd., Durham, 27704 or a cash donation can be made on-line.”


IFC needs food and cash donations

“The InterFaith Council (IFC) Food Pantry and Community Kitchen are continuing normal operations with new protocols in place for member and volunteer safety. IFC accepts food and cash donations.” Give online, by mail, or by credit card.


Meals on Wheels needs donations, drivers & volunteers

“Meals on Wheels will continue delivering meals to seniors once a week, providing meals to cover five days of the week. Cash donations are needed. You can give online or mail a check or money order to: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels, PO Box 2102, Chapel Hill NC 27515.”

They also “desperately need drivers for their Hillsborough Meals on Wheels routes. It only takes about an hour, and you’ll be helping your elderly neighbors have a nutritious meal. Please email Emily Corley (at OCIM) at ocimmow@embarqmail.com to sign up.


TABLE needs food and cash donations

“TABLE has a plan to deliver bags of healthy non-perishables and produce door-to-door to as many of the 727 children they currently serve as possible. TABLE has a Wish List of items and accepts direct food and cash donations. Also, on-line orders through Amazon can be shipped directly to their Carrboro offices at 209 E Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510.”


Donations Needed for Refugee Support Center

“COVID-19 is beginning to disrupt our lives in many ways. Refugees in our community are particularly vulnerable to the economic impact.

The Refugee Support Center (RSC) annually serves over 1,000 refugees whose needs are increasing daily during the crisis. With the help of folks like you in our community, RSC can provide Food Lion gift cards to needy refugee families to help purchase food and household items. By donating online or sending a personal check, you can help this most needy population.

Please consider helping refugees during this vulnerable time for us all.”

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