Now is the time for our immigrant AANHPI community to hold onto each other tighter than ever. We must remember that many of us cannot work from home and are not covered by government aid packages.
The Emergency Relief Fund for Immigrants in SD is a grassroots fundraising effort to provide accelerated, short-term financial assistance to immigrant families and individuals, who have minimal access to state or federal support, and who, because of COVID-19, may be pushed even deeper into the shadows with few resources available to meet their immediate needs. This is a statewide fund.
Florida Immigrant Coalition's “Essential but Excluded Fund” is providing emergency support to low-income families whose marginalization exists in the intersection of immigration and poverty.
Support The Chicano Federation's San Diego Farm Worker's Fund.
The Arizona Undocumented Workers Relief Fund has been established by more than 20 community groups and leaders to raise funds for undocumented working families who support our economy, industries, and communities every day, but who are not eligible to receive unemployment benefits or most of the federal disaster relief funds.
Giving Compass and National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) are working together to bring you the most comprehensive list of vetted response and relief funds.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, California is providing one-time state-funded disaster relief assistance to undocumented adults who are ineligible for other forms of assistance, including assistance under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and pandemic unemployment benefits, because of their immigration status. This state funding is expected to reach about 150,000 undocumented adults.
AHRI for Justice (AHRI) and Viet Rainbow of Orange County (VROC) recognize that our communities have been greatly impacted by COVID-19. For many in our communities, COVID-19 is no longer just a public health crisis, but a humanitarian crisis on many levels.