How to Help Those Affected by COVID-19
The coronavirus outbreak has changed life as we know it across the globe, creating job insecurity, food shortages, and a housing crisis that is affecting millions. Take action and donate to the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help those impacted. Your donation could provide hope and relief to families, individuals, and those fighting COVID-19 on the front lines.
How does this cause work?
Give a donation
Make a tax-deductible donation to the COVID-19 Relief Cause to support both urgent aid and long-term relief to families, frontline heroes, and organizations.
We pair your donation with
GoFundMe.org, our 501(c)(3), turns your donation into grants for people and charities in need.
See the impact of your donation
We’ll regularly send you stories from the people and charities you’ve helped so you can see how you’ve made a difference.
Meet some of the people behind the cause
Hear the powerful stories of the people you’ve helped and those making a difference
New York Life Foundation & GoFundMe partner to help families struggling due to COVID-19Find out more
Follow a GoFundMe Cause
New York Life Foundation is proud to work with GoFundMe to help reach those with urgent needs brought on by the pandemic including PPE for frontline workers, mental health resources, or helping educators and students navigate remote learning. Additionally, by working with GoFundMe we will connect more families of healthcare workers who died from COVID, to the Brave of Heart Fund where they could be eligible for up to $75,000 in grant assistance. With the COVID-19 Relief Cause and the Brave of Heart Fund, we will be able to help countless families in their time of need.
GoFundMe Podcast: The 1k Project provides financial assistance to families in needFind out more
PEOPLE & GoFundMe partner to amplify storiesFind out more
Follow a GoFundMe Cause
Every day at PEOPLE, we strive to amplify the stories of those who have been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, from families mourning the loss of a loved one to people stepping up to help their communities.
These stories are often heartbreaking, but by partnering with GoFundMe and including resources in PEOPLE stories, we hope to raise awareness and provide avenues for our readers to take action. Your contributions have helped address the vast and ever-changing needs of frontline responders, struggling families, and the organizations trying to meet this moment with solutions.
PEOPLE was founded in 1974 with one central mission: To celebrate ordinary people doing extraordinary things and extraordinary people doing ordinary things. Now, we all find ourselves living through extraordinary circumstances. By committing to the COVID-19 Cause, we are working to help fund those individuals and organizations most in need during these challenging and unprecedented times.