How You Can Help During COVID-19
COVID-19 Response Fund
The DuPage Foundation has created the COVID-19 Response Fund to receive contributions from those looking to support our community in this time of crisis and help fuel our local not-for-profits who will be impacted by and charged with responding to the repercussions of this emergency.
DuPage Health Matters
DuPage Health Matters is a 501(c)(3) organization established by the DuPage County Board of Health to support the funding of innovative and strategic initiatives. The DuPage County Health Department is on the front lines providing emergency services for the COVID-19 pandemic, behavioral health services, clinical services for Medicaid recipients and providing education and advocacy in the community. DuPage Health Matters is accepting donations, if you would like to donate, please click here.
Are you looking for ways to support your community during COVID-19? The DuPage County Health Department may have volunteer opportunities available. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteer Form and a staff member will reach out to provide more information.
Donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
DuPage County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (OSHEM) is accepting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Businesses, medical and nursing schools, and residents can donate unused PPE items - masks, gowns, gloves, eye protection, face shields and disinfecting surface wipes. Complete the Donation Form and contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions.
Cloth Face Cover/Mask Donations
The DuPage County Health Department is now accepting cloth face covering/mask donations. To learn more, please visit the Face Covering Donation page.
Nonprofit organizations have many volunteer opportunities during this critical time. In particular, organizations with a mission focused on housing/homelessness, food security/hunger/meal delivery and seniors are experiencing a large decrease in their regular volunteer base. For more information, please visit: Giving DuPage.
For information on your local food pantries, please visit the Community Hunger Network.