YMCA VIRTUAL 5K
The YMCA 5K Run/Walk In Memory of Judi Shesh will raise money to help local families fight breast cancer. events.elitefeats.com/ymcarunseries June 6-13.
The Spring Run Against Hunger will help Concern provide aid to 23 of the world’s countries most impacted by hunger. Race to be held virtually. give.concernusa.org/event/2020-spring-run/e263831 June 19-21.
KEITH NINTZEL MEMORIAL 5K
This virtual race includes a virtual post-race party and awards ceremony, fun prizes, and challenges for participants. It will benefit five great local organizations in a year where donations are much harder to come by. runsignup.com/Race/NY/Sayville/NintzelMemorial5K June 20-21.
VIRTUAL FOOD DRIVE
Want to donate food but don’t want to leave the house? Donating to or hosting a virtual food drive saves the hassle of carrying heavy food boxes and allows Island Harvest to save on resources and get the most-needed items to our neighbors struggling with food insecurity. islandharvest.org/ways-to-give/food-and-fund-drives/virtual-food-drive
VIRTUAL BLOOD DRIVE
In the absence of in-person blood drives and a blood shortage brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, some are hosting virtual blood drives in which donors publicly pledge to make blood donations, which can be scheduled to maintain social distancing. redcross.org
A group of Long Island-based interior designers have formed DesignGivers Ltd., a new nonprofit organization coordinating design industry professionals who give back and support communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Through the DesignGivers website, a consultation is set with a designer whom the donor selects. After making a minimum donation of $150, a 30-minute video consult is scheduled. Designgivers.org
GIVE KIDS HOPE INC.
This nonprofit helps underprivileged children and families on Long Island by providing food, baby supplies, Father’s Day donations, and financial assistance during this overwhelming and difficult time. facebook.com/pg/givekidshopeinc
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