The world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, and people everywhere are uncertain about the future of their health, safety, and economic security. During this tumultuous time, GreaterGood is dedicated to assisting in COVID-19 relief efforts in multiple ways. As always, we’re continuing to support our flagship programs that help people, pets, and the planet, but we’ve made it our top priority to support the people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and those fighting on the front lines.
As we work diligently to provide some hope and relief to those who need it most, we’re also looking for ways that supporters like you can help. Below, we’ve outlined the ways that we’re making a difference and how you can get involved, too.
Let’s make a difference together.
Increasing Free Clicks On Our Click To Give Sites
User who are already familiar with our Click To Give sites know that by simply clicking a button once a day, you trigger a donation from our sponsors to help people, pets, and the planet. Depending on the site you click on, you can fund food for hungry people and animals, health care, education, and other important causes. Since 1999, the GreaterGood network of sites has donated $60 million to charity.
Normally, users can click once per day per site. However, during the pandemic, we’re increasing the number of times you can click to four times a day (once every six hours) per site. Every additional click will fund disaster relief efforts like donating supplies for overburdened animal shelters, protective gear for front line healthcare workers, and food for those who are struggling.
Our network of sites:
Making & Donating 90,000 Medical Masks
Lack of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) has been a significant issue for frontline responders in the U.S. Too many doctors, nurses, and medical staff who normally would discard protective gear like masks after a single use are being forced to reuse them because of extreme shortages. This puts them at risk for contracting the very virus they’re working to beat and contain.
To help with this part of the crisis, we’re working with our apparel suppliers to retool production plans so they can create tens of thousands of high-quality KN95 masks. All of the masks meet hospital requirements and all will be donated to medical workers.
So far, we’ve donated 10,000 of these medical masks. The first batch went to the frontline staff working at the University of Michigan medical center.
Our suppliers are working on another 80,000 masks. We’re still finalizing details on where most of them will be distributed, but 5,000 of them will be going to a Detroit hospital.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Purchase Items From Our Stores
By purchasing items from our online stores, you can help fund even more medical masks. Use promo code MOREMASKS at checkout to fund our next batch of shipments. Purchases of $50 or more will fund one mask, and purchases of $100 or more will fund four.
Donate Directly To Gifts That Give More
You can also donate directly to one of our Gifts That Give More, where 100% of your donation goes toward helping people and pets impacted by this virus:
Sign A Petition
Signing a petition won’t cost you anything more than a few minutes of your time. If you agree that more needs to be done to help our frontline workers or to improve our nation’s response to this pandemic, consider signing the petitions below:
As the world rallies to meet the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, we are grateful for the GreaterGood community – we are grateful for you.
Thank you for helping us make a difference.
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