HOW YOU CAN HELP
A few ways you can support those facing hardship during this difficult time.
Please contact us if you know of an organization that has any opportunities to which our community members can contribute.
Restaurant Take-Out and Delivery
Enjoy the same quality food you've become accustomed to from your favorite DTLA restaurants, and support local businesses and workers while doing so. Check out our Dining Services guide.
Chrysalis Relief Fund
Chrysalis provides a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals, and they are asking supporters like you to invest in their clients and services to ensure that their programs continue with as little interruption as possible. Learn more about Chrysalis and the DCBID.
Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles
Many are eager to do what people across this city always do in moments of crisis: step up to the plate, give back to their neighbors in need, lend a hand, and ask what they can do to help. Donations can be made to The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles.
The Midnight Mission has provided homeless services in Los Angeles since 1914, and the Mission graciously requests the following:
- Monetary donations
- Volunteers to package take-out meals - They are only offering take-out meals to comply with social distancing requirements.
- Donations of the following items: disposable multi-compartment to-go food containers, disposable utensils, napkins, disposable lunch bags, single-serving beverages, plastic wrap, and zip lock bags.
COVID-19 LA County Response Fund
The California Community Foundation (CCF) has launched the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund to address the immediate and emerging needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents.
United Way Pandemic Relief Fund
The United Way of Greater Los Angeles has announced the creation of the Pandemic Relief Fund to support L.A. County’s unsheltered residents who are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, and low-income individuals, students, and families at imminent risk of homelessness and hardships due to health and economic impacts of coronavirus.
California Volunteers has provided a guide to the ways in which every Californian can safely help their community during these difficult times.