Our region confronts not only a severe public health crisis caused by COVID-19, but also an extreme economic crisis in its wake. The most vulnerable members of our community, many of whom already face health and economic disparities, will be disproportionately affected by the global pandemic. Many neighbors will be forced to choose between their health and their paycheck; many will lose access to essential social services. This fund was activated with cross-sector partners to swiftly raise and deploy flexible resources to local organizations supporting those affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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