At POWDR, we are fortunate to be surrounded by a crew of very thoughtful people. Many have shared suggestions for community engagement and volunteer opportunities supporting COVID-19 relief efforts, and many others are looking for ways to contribute. Please find a start to the list of ways you can engage in supporting your community below, and send any additional ideas you have to Thanks for all that you all do for your communities in this challenging time.

COVID-19 Relief Individual Volunteer Efforts

  • Support Goggles for Docs, an effort to get used or new ski goggles into the hands of healthcare workers who currently have no eye protection as they treat COVID-19 patients. Our resorts are also sharing this program with their communities.  
  • Give blood 
  • Support your local food bank 
  • Support your local community foundation that is deploying funds to vulnerable members of your community
  • Help medical supplies get to where they’re needed through Direct Relief 
  • Support vulnerable and homeless populations by donating health items through Volunteers of America (UT) or United Way (CO) 
  • Call your local hospital or fire station and ask if you can order takeout for staff, offering free meals to first responders 
  • Check in on your neighbors, friends, family and co-workers – call, text, Zoom, FaceTime, Houseparty, NextDoor and MarcoPolo allow you to connect with those in your life to make sure they have what they need 
  • Clean your groceries. This video has been endorsed and practiced by an RN spouse of one of our own. 
  • Sign up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share and take the pressure off of grocery delivery services while supporting the local community 
  • Store food properly, cook creatively, eat leftovers and limit food waste 
  • Take care of yourself! 
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