With more than 650,000 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide, COVID-19 continues to devastate communities worldwide. This project provides basic hygiene needs in sufficient quantities to enable the most vulnerable populations to self isolate to minimize risk of contracting this deadly virus. This includes families in need of diapers and other baby supplies, hygiene necessities for the elderly and other crucial supplies for those most in need.
COVID-19 has caused a global pandemic, and is most lethal to the elderly and medically fragile. This fund will provide a stockpile of hygiene necessities to high risk populations living in poverty at no cost, enabling them to self isolate to minimize risk of contracting this deadly disease.
We can enable people to self-sufficiency through meeting basic needs that many of us take for granted as part of every day life. Our organization focuses first on hygiene items, such as diapers, period products and adult care needs. We partner with other nonprofits to reach single parents, girls in school and more Our basic needs bank is full of items that enable quality life in modern society, custom to family needs, and expands our operations include crisis closet support.
We know alleviating the financial burden of basic hygiene supplies creates room for people to afford more basic needs. Providing hygiene items therefore becomes an essential tool in empowering people to live clean, healthy and active lives and make a big difference toward the movement to end poverty.
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