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How You Can Help: Donations and Volunteering

Statewide Volunteer Opportunities

California FlagNew website connects Californians to volunteer opportunities during pandemic

During a Tuesday, April 21st press conference, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the new website that connects the public to volunteer opportunities such as delivering donations to food banks, providing tutoring services, answering calls at 211 help centers and lending a hand at shelters, among other areas. Residents also can volunteer for skill-specific services such as accounting and translation.

Californians who want to volunteer during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply at

Help Our Nonprofit Partners Meet Their Critical Needs


We ALL are Palo Alto! We are in this together!

Following is a partial list of organizations that are serving the urgent needs of the vulnerable and highly at-risk during the COVID-19 health crisis. Click on each organization's name to be directed to their site for further details and contact information.

We will update this list as new needs are known to us. Please contact the Chamber at with additional information or resources.

Thank you for your compassion and generosity!

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