As we continue to monitor the global COVID-19 pandemic, we’re doing our part to ensure that both our dedicated volunteers and the communities we serve can stay safe and protected. Learn How

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COVID-19 Relief in Atlanta During Turbulent Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a widespread sense of social alienation. On May 25, the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died at the hands of a white police officer during his arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, compounded the sense of estrangement for many. And the Black Lives Matter demonstrations and riots that erupted following this tragedy further deepened the rift between some groups.

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A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of a PPE Donation in North Carolina

There’s a story behind each delivery by Tzu Chi volunteers of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare institutions in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tzu Chi USA’s donations of PPE are only possible due to the joint initiative, effort, and diligence of everyone involved.

Tzu Chi volunteers deliver masks for staff and students at Rancho
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A Journey Bringing PPE to California’s Agricultural Regions

The drive from San Jose in California’s Silicon Valley to Rancho Cielo Youth Campus, located in Salinas, Monterey County, is scenic. There is much to enjoy, first along Santa Cruz Hwy 17, with tall trees lining both sides of the state highway, then the gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean along Cabrillo Hwy 1, which hugs the coastline.

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Washington DC Volunteers Bring Forth Love Through Mask-Making

Great strength arises from the unity of minds and the drive to help others. Amid the global pandemic, a Tzu Chi Washington DC volunteer named Shuchuan Weng wanted to contribute her part toward supporting frontline workers, and decided to launch a DIY cloth mask team.

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Journey of a Hundred Miles in Florida Bearing Gifts of PPE

It was a journey of over a hundred miles going from Orlando to Gainesville. And yet, it was a joy to undertake for the volunteers from Tzu Chi USA’s Orlando Service Center, knowing the relief it would bring to the staff at two healthcare facilities in Gainesville. Such aid initiatives are continually taking place nationwide during the pandemic.