How to Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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An increasing number of Bay Area residents need assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. Some need food and other supplies, others require financial support to make rent and some could use help with the challenges of forced isolation. In this hour, Forum will discuss the ongoing efforts by Bay Area organizations and individuals who are providing needed services. And we’ll talk about how to stay safe and avoid spreading COVID-19 when volunteering in person.

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Suzan Bateson, executive director, Alameda County Community Food Bank

Elena Chavez Quezada, director of programs, The San Francisco Foundation

Paige Wheeler Fleury, co-founder, Oakland at Risk Match

Kyra Kazantzis, CEO, Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits

Josh Fryday, chief service officer, California Volunteers, in the Office of the Governor

Olivia Allen-Price, Host & Producer, KQED's Bay Curious, Olivia Allen-Price, host & producer, KQED's Bay Curious