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Volunteer Opportunities

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Looking for ways to help out during Washington’s coronavirus outbreak?

There’s now a crowd-sourced list of volunteer opportunities that you can find here, including food banks, remote mentoring for children in need of support,
becoming a phone buddy with a senior neighbor, and more.

These are my favorites:

  • You: Write letters to seniors in nursing homes. Volunteer location? Your couch.
  • Gift cards for those experiencing homelessness.
  • Making sack lunches for the homeless.

And finally, this:

You: Monitor requests for help in Facebook’s COVID portal. What’s needed? Computer Volunteer location? Your couch. Sign up: