NYC COVID-19 RESOURCES
for MUTUAL AID & COMMUNITY CARE
*For Updates from the City, text COVID to 692-692*
COVID-19 Mutual Aid Guides and Resources:
MUTUAL AID NYC - Amazing site, open source, decentralized
NYC United Against Coronavirus - Resources and Information, NYCCoronavirus@gmail.com
Mutual Aid Toolbox- By Big Door Brigade in Seattle
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Org - has a little explainer video about mutual aid for folks who want to learn more.
Campaigns & Actions:
Centralized Campaigns Site- where you can find a campaign and get involved immediately. Site is compiled by grassroots organizers based in NYC.
Suspend Rent, Suspend Mortgage Payments- Sign the Petition Now! If people can't go to work, they can't pay their rent. Not everyone has the ability to continue to work from home and get paid.
RENT STRIKE 2020 - individual & organizational sign on
We Need a People’s Bailout for New York! - Now is the time to call for New York State to bail out the people, instead of the rich and corporations! Sign the petition
Protect Workers & Small Business Owners- Sign the Petition to Gov. Cuomo and Mayor DeBlasio for a Disaster Relief Fund
What We Need to Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers if We’re Going to Beat Coronavirus - ProPublica Article
CDC- COVID19 FAQ - Center for Disease Control and Preventions Frequently Asked Questions
Free Food Distribution:
Lower East Side, NYC- Sixth Street Community Center (638 E 6th Street) in partnership with LES Mutual Aid and EV Neighbors are hosting a food bag distribution every week on Thursdays at 10 am and every other week on Wednesdays at 11 am. for delivery visit bit.ly/LESMutualAid, or visit @sixthstreetcc on instagram for updates. For specific questions email Sixth Street's Program Director at email@example.com
Ridgewood, NY - Woodbine in partnership with Hungry Monk is distributing fresh produce along with other food supplies at 1882 Woodbine Street every Wednesday and Friday at 10 AM. For those who are unable to pickup for any reason may request a delivery at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hungry Monk is doing additional distributions on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at Covenant Lutheran Church.
BedStuy, BK - Community Solidarity is distributing food to the Bedford Stuyvesant Community at the corner of Lafayette and Marcy every Saturday at 3 PM.
There is also Community Fridges with healthy food available daily, 24 hours a day at:
133 Van Buren Street
1144 Bergen Street
190 Knickerbocker Ave
Brownsville, Brooklyn - 69 Belmont Ave. Food Pantry Pickups (Tues. & Thurs. 1-5 pm). Free Hot Meals Pickups (Tues. & Thurs. 5-7 pm)
If You Need Financial Support:
Financial Aid Solidarity - If you need financial assistance, or if you can offer financial support
Freelancers - distribution of wealth database
NYC Low-Income Artist/Freelancer Relief Fund- If you are an artist in need of funds
Emergency Relief Programs - Alliance of Artist Communities
$5,000 NYFA x Rauschenberg Foundation Emergency Medical Grants - available to visual and media artists and choreographers who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories
If You Can Offer Financial Support:
Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund - Grants to Frontline Community Service Organizations (if you can donate)
Sixth Street Community Center Relief Fund - The person who created this site works at this community center in the Lower East Side. Please support!
Fund for NYC Low-Income Artists - If you wish to support NYC Low-Income Artists
Fund for Service Workers - If you wish to support Service Workers
Send Money to Small Businesses Affected by COVID - Stephanie Lee / email@example.com
Neighborhood-Specific// Neighbors Helping Neighbors:
North Brooklyn Community Network- Spreadsheet of people who can support, people who need support, local orgs
Greenpoint Volunteer Network- Help run errands for those who need support
Bed Stuy Slack - BedStuyStrong2020@gmail.com
Crown Heights/Bed Stuy Coronavirus Community Cooperative (CBCC)- Mutual Aid Intake
Ridgewood- email firstname.lastname@example.org
Astoria Mutual Aid Network - if you have a non-emergency need and are based in Astoria, NY, please call or text 646-397-8383 or email email@example.com and they will get you help.
LOWER EAST SIDE MUTUAL AID- firstname.lastname@example.org
East Village Neighbors Facebook Group - EastVillageNeighbors@gmail.com, 917-994-1074
UWS: Stephen Wise Towers & NYCHA organizing - email@example.com or 929-277-9203
BIKE MATCH- Have an extra bike to share or need a bike? TransAlt is connecting folks who need bikes with those who have extra bikes to share. Em Friedenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
NYC Artist Coalition - Priorities & Letter to Elected Officials
Conversation for Arts Orgs- NYC Roundtable - For Teaching Artists
AMAZON Workers Walkout and Whole Foods Workers are Striking - ... capitalism is falling.... Amazon Workers in Chicago Strike too!