COVID-19 Pandemic in Northern California

by Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance
COVID-19 Pandemic in Northern California
Mar 15, 2021

VIDA USA Continues Fight Against COVID

Hospital Beds Prepped for Shipment
Hospital Beds Prepped for Shipment

VIDA continues to marshal our assets and partnerships to maximize our international and domestic response to the pandemic. VIDA has donated aid through our partners initially in China and then throughout Central and South America, The Caribbean, Philippines, Armenia and now Ethiopia.

Domestically, VIDA has been helping the very hospitals that have been the life blood of our mission for nearly 30 years for our work overseas. VIDA initially supplied Stanford with 38 hospital beds, 72 over bed tables, 24 supply carts, 84 IV Poles, and 32 linen hampers. In addition, VIDA donated a pallet of respiratory supplies and equipment to their Ripon based partner Assist International who will be helping out community clinics in the area. VIDA is also worked with Washington Hospital in Fremont, California. VIDA has donated 30 beds, 5 gurneys and over 1,000 surgical gowns. In addition, VIDA has also donated a pallet of PPE supplies to outfit a number of nursing homes and rehabilitations facilities that surround the hospital. VIDA has also been supplying local nursing homes and rehab facilities in the East Bay that have reached out for help with basic medical supplies.

In February, VIDA supplied additional hospital beds, IV Poles, over bed tables to Stanford to assist them in building out additional capacity. Given the recent decline in cases, VIDA is redirecting our domestic work to more impacted areas. VIDA is working with our partner Globus to send aid to highly impacted regions of the nation that they serve. To date, VIDA has shipped 148 pallets of medical supplies and 60 hospital beds and other equipment to Globus to distribute.

As the United States continues to be battered by this pandemic, we ask for your help and thank you for your continued support during these unprecedented times.

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance

Location: Berkeley, CA - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @VIDA USA
Project Leader:
Adam See
Executive Director
Berkeley, CA United States
$4,109 raised of $12,000 goal
35 donations
$7,891 to go
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.