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Bay Area Food Banks: Providing food to those who need it most during this crisis and responding to unique challenges, including getting food to the families of children who normally get their only or main meal at school. As the economic crisis grows, the need for food is growing dramatically.

COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for Oakland Students and Schools: The Oakland Public Education Fund is focused on feeding students and families, supporting quality at-home distance learning opportunities for children, and supporting vulnerable families with rapid cash assistance.

Frontline Foods: Sustaining local restaurants by enabling them to prepare meals for front line responders. A partnership with World Central Kitchen—an international nonprofit relief program—has helped this program rapidly scale its reach. Frontline Foods is currently operating in San Francisco, Marin, and Silicon Valley and other cities around the U.S. Gifts can be made to World Central Kitchen with Frontline Foods as the Grant Purpose.

Give2SF COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund: Helping protect the health of San Francisco and support the most vulnerable, including individuals, families, and local businesses. Donations will directly support: health facilities and supplies, local businesses and nonprofits, and medically and economically vulnerable neighbors, including individuals facing economic hardship or a housing crisis.

GLIDE: Has adapted meal delivery for individuals and families to serve thousands of meals each week. Family and child services also include diapers, hygiene kits, toys, and online learning programs. GLIDE facility remains open, serving nearly 15,000 meals per week while filling the growing need as other programs have had to stop serving.

Larkin Street Youth Services: Committed to providing essential services to ensure the health and safety of the young people it serves during the COVID-19 crisis. Taking extra steps to prevent infection spread among at-risk youth by implementing screening and testing protocols, promoting social distancing in its youth shelter housing programs, and sanitizing program facilities.

Oakland COVID-19 Relief Fund: Provides immediate grants to nonprofit organizations working on the frontlines while focusing on four priority areas: food, homelessness, community health, and economic security.

Redwood City Education Fund COVID-19 Relief: Provides direct financial support to RCSD families experiencing severe economic hardship due to COVID-19.

Samaritan House: Will remain open to provide essential services such as meals, housing services, clothing and supplies to families, the elderly, those with disabilities, and others in need throughout San Mateo County.

SF New Deal: Has partnered with over 115 local restaurants to deliver 40,000 weekly meals to underserved San Franciso residents in need. They operate three community-feeding programs including as a local provider for the state-sponsored "Great Plates Delivered" programs bringing free delivered meals to homebound seniors and additionally partner with long-serving, community-based organizations as well as city departments. Since launching in March, SF New Deal has delivered 1.25 million meals and disbursed over $12,500,000 in direct financial relief to local businesses. 

Tipping Point COVID Fund: Addresses increased needs for all of their grantees across the Bay Area.