COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response Fund for Palm Beach County


United Way of Palm Beach County is Trustworthy, Efficient and A Champion for our community every day, especially during emergencies. Our team, volunteers and 61 partner agencies work every day to ensure that Palm Beach County residents have access to basic needs: a quality education, a place to live, financial stability, good medical care, and enough to eat.

Giving to United Way of Palm Beach County is the best way for you to make a difference in our community. Every gift made to United Way of Palm Beach County is considered an investment in our community, one whose impact will be multiplied when combined with others.

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Your Help is Desperately Needed at This Time.

United Way of Palm Beach County is connecting with partners across our county to organize solutions for our neighbors experiencing hunger, loss of income, and other needs due to COVID-19. 100% of all individual donations to our COVID-19 Response Fund will go to local nonprofits to meet emerging needs of our community.

United Way of Palm Beach County is the official Palm Beach County partner collecting financial donations for impacted communities.

Be A Champion for our community! Donate online or text GivePBC to 41444.

Through your donations, we are proud to support the efforts of 42 agencies that are working to help our neighbors in need. View a full list of those agencies that are providing food, shelter, medical care and hope to local residents.

 

Thank you Corporate Community Partners!

The Jim Moran Foundation 

Jim Robo and Meredith Trim

Bank of America 

Florida Power & Light Company/NextEra Energy Foundation

Florida Blue Foundation

Alice and Chris Holbrook, Advisors to The Alice Busch Gronewaldt Foundation Fund at Palm Health Foundation

Wells Fargo

Wilmington Trust Foundation

Tudor Foundation

Fluent

Sissy and Byron Thomas, Advisors to The Alice Busch Gronewaldt Foundation Fund at Palm Health Foundation

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Program

Deloitte

 

Volunteer

Sign up to receive updates on upcoming volunteer projects related to COVID-19 response. Register as a volunteer here.

 

COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grant

United Way and many other funders in Palm Beach County have joined together to establish a coordinated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief and Recovery application process. This funding process will provide assistance to nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County and Martin County whose staff, services and clients have been impacted by this disaster. Funding priorities include emergency food, shelter, access to healthcare and other basic needs. Click here to learn more.

 

Coronavirus Resources

Palm Beach County Food Finder Map: This map was created by United Way of Palm Beach County’s Hunger Relief team to connect individuals seeking food resources to sites near them in a quick and accessible way. Several community partners collaborated to create this resource, including Palm Beach County, the School District of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County Food Bank, Feeding South Florida, FLIPANY, Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, Living Hungry, and Hospitality Helpings Hands. United Way of Palm Beach County will update this resource weekly. If you would like to include your organization’s resources on the map, please fill out this Food Finder Interest Form.

  • Meals for Children 18 and Under – These sites offer meals for children ages 18 and under.
  • Food Pantries – These sites offer groceries such as canned goods, produce, and protein products.
  • Soup Kitchens – These sites offer hot meals for individuals to take with them.
  • Family Take Out Meals – These sites offer drive through hot meals for everyone in the car.
  • Affordable Produce – These sites offer affordable produce boxes.

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast: 211 has activated its disaster website to provide current information on COVID-19. If you are need of assistance during this time, we encourage you to contact 2-1-1 by visiting their website 211palmbeach.org, dialing 2-1-1, or texting your zip code to 898211.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC is providing guidance on the COVID-19 outbreak. It will be updated as additional information becomes available. Visit its website to access these updates and resources.

 

Media Coverage

CBS12: United Way of PBC’s President & CEO Laurie George Shares Update on United Way’s COVID-19 Response

CBS 12: United Way of Palm Beach County creates interactive food finder map

Around Wellington: Wellington, United Way, and U.S. Sugar Partner to Provide Snacks and Fresh Corn on Monday, April 27th

Business Insider: NextEra Energy family of companies reaches $4 million in COVID-19 emergency assistance for most vulnerable communities

Palms West Monthly: United Way of PB County raises $150,000 for Covid-19 Response Fund

WPBF: A Day of Giving: Supporting the COVID-19 Response Fund for Palm Beach County

Business Insider: Fluent, Inc. Announces Donation of $100,000 to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Boca Raton Tribune: Requests for Help Surge from Palm Beach County Residents. United Way and Partners Stand Ready to Meet Basic Needs

 

Press Releases

May 13, 2020 | United Way Launches Food Finder Map

April 27, 2020 | Jim Robo and Meredith Trim donate $700,000 to Three Nonprofits Focused on Alleviating Hunger in Palm Beach County

March 25, 2020 | Requests for Help Surge from Palm Beach County Residents. United Way and Partners Stand Ready to Meet Basic Needs.

Accreditations

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United Way of Palm Beach County receives 100% of each contribution.