Organizations Requesting Hands-On Volunteers:
American Red Cross:
Mission: Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies.
How to Help: In coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from the new coronavirus to sign up to donate plasma to help current COVID-19 patients. Click HERE to sign up.
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance:
Mission: The Action Alliance is Virginia’s leading voice on sexual and domestic violence, and we’re launching a statewide awareness campaign to let survivors know that help is still available. The Virginia Statewide Hotline is still here and ready to help, and so are sexual and domestic violence programs all over the state.
How to Help: The Action Alliance has at least three ways that you can help get involved and spread resources to survivors. Visit their website HERE for more information.
Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster:
Mission: National VOAD is a coalition of 70+ of the nation’s most reputable national organizations (faith-based, community-based and other non-profit organizations) and 56 State/Territory VOADs, which represent Local/Regional VOADs and hundreds of other member organizations throughout the country. Virginia VOAD is state specific!
How to Help: Visit their website HERE to learn more about the various organizations and ways each needs you to get involved!
Mission: The Y has been building strong kids, strong families and strong communities in Richmond since 1854. With 17 convenient locations, the Y provides the resources that your neighborhood needs in a local community center with healthy and fun programs that span the generations.