News Looking to help? Donations are always accepted By Mena Haas (email@example.com) Haas is a staff photographer for the Campus Ledger. This is her second semester at the Ledger, and she enjoys taking photos of all that goes on at the college. She loves photography, music, traveling and doggies. May 5, 2020 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Individuals unemployed due to the virus need help now. Harvesters (harvesters.org) is always looking for canned fruits, grains, vegetables and protein. '' 1 of 7 Individuals unemployed due to the virus need help now. Harvesters (harvesters.org) is always looking for canned fruits, grains, vegetables and protein. Canned food, donation Food and clothing are basic needs that, for some, are not being met. This problem could be helped with donations. If you are doing a deep spring clean and have clothes to get rid of, Blessings Abound is just one of many businesses taking donations. The non-profit is located at 103rd Street and Metcalf Avenue and will take your donation as long as you call ahead. https://www.kshb.com/news/coronavirus/cleaning-out-your-closet-heres-where-to-donate-or-sell-items donations, clothing If you can’t get rid of items within your home maybe consider making a money donation. In an article put out by KCUR, it is mentioned that a money donation is the most effective way to meet the needs of people right now. Harvesters is taking any amount you can give, visit harvesters.org to make a donation. https://www.kcur.org/community/2020-04-06/hold-on-to-unwanted-clothes-and-furniture-kansas-city-donate-diapers-instead Due to Coronavirus, there is a dire need for blood donations. In an article put out by The Kansas City Star, it is mentioned that the Community Blood Center is no longer holding blood drive events but are taking appointments for donors. If you are interested in helping you can make an appointment at (877) 733-2767. https://www.kansascity.com/news/coronavirus/article241807581.html For families in need of essentials, Operation Breakthrough has your back. If you are in need of or can donate goods such as diapers, toothpaste/toothbrushes, toilet tissue, skin lotion, deodorant, soap, feminine hygiene items and more, consider visiting this non-profit. Give a call to (816) 329-5263 to coordinate a donation drop-off and visit operationbreakthrough.org to see the full list of needs. donations, operation break through With restaurants closed, some employees are making even less than they were before. According to an article put out by Forbes, the minimum cash wage for tipped workers is $2.13 in 15 states which puts the restaurant community at risk. One Fair Wage Emergency Fund is helping this community with cash assistance and if you have been affected by Coronavirus and are in need of help visit ofwemergencyfund.org to apply. closed sign It is a tough time for Individuals that rely on their art for income since most venues, studios, galleries, etc are closed many are struggling to make ends meet. At Unicorn Theatre, all shows are canceled. Donation sites such as The Foundation for Contemporary Arts is providing relief grants to artists. Unicorn Theatre Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)''