This list of action items was first printed along with article titled Compassion in the Age of Covid in ROC Issue 01, pages 44-57. To submit resources relating to this topic, please send us an email.
The best way to get through a crisis is together. An act of kindness can not only help someone else, but it can also give us a sense of purpose when we feel uncertain. It’s easy to feel like our actions don’t matter but by extending a hand (at a distance) to our fellow humans, we can get through this together. Moreover, we can make compassion, generosity and mutual care the “new normal”.
DONATE money or school supplies to an organization in your community.
SHOP at small businesses. Almost 100,000 businesses have shut down permanently, in the US alone, since the start of the pandemic.
START a GoFundMe or similar fundraiser to support students and teachers.
How to HELP essential workers:
Whether you can give five minutes, five dollars or five days, your actions contribute to a positive ripple of change. Find direct links to all resources listed in our magazine below. Join the movement today!