Is It Possible to Volunteer During the Coronavirus?

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In the winter and spring of 2020, the world found itself in the midst of a pandemic. As the coronavirus — and COVID-19, the disease it causes — spread from China to other parts of the world, the United States began shutting down, advising people to stay home, recommending businesses change the way they operate and helping individual states and cities deal with a new need for medical supplies. It also left many people in need as they lost their jobs and access to resources like food.

With so many in need, healthy citizens began wondering how they could help and if they could volunteer during the pandemic. While the way you volunteer may have changed, it’s possible to do so during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some options to consider.