COVID-19 Economic Relief
Economic Relief by CHWCMR Awarded Grant
Economic Relief for Indigenous Families Affected by COVID-19
CHWCMR is happy to announce the first workshop in the prevention of COVID-19 and immunization for Indigenous Migrants in WA. Our North, Central and South American indigenous represent a varied of languages ( more than 10 in our states) and tribes from the most remote parts of tropical rainforests to ancient kingdoms that were as developed as any other region in the world. The Vaccine roll-our has demonstrated to be a structural barrier for people of color. Therefore, CHWCMR is now focused to fight against exclusion to improve access to COVID-19 immunization among our indigenous migrant force. A total of 76 families will receive $500 after completing their workshops in COVID-19 prevention and immunization.
Thanks to Foundry10
Economic Relief for Snohomish Families Affected by COVID-19
We are happy to inform that these Programs are dedicated to all people affected by COVID-19 and our CHWs who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic . Many of them lost their love ones.
These programs are dedicated to:
Support CHWs working on rural, marginal and underserved areas affected by COVID-19;
Educate CHW with Medical Evidence resources and CDC & WA DOH guidelines, and
Give a hope to thousand of families for our agricultural, migrants, refugees and people in need around the state by providing direct economic assistance.
Snohomish, a total of 60 families will participate in our workshops to prevent COVID-19 and they will get a gift card $500 to buy a food also to give critical assistance for families affected by COVID-19.
Thank you to Community Foundation of Snohomish County.
Economic Relief for King County Families Affected by COVID-19
In King County, a total of 75 families will participate in our workshops to prevent COVID-19. The first 50 participants affected by COVID-19 attended the workshop on December 16, 2020. The last workshop will be done on Dec. 23th with 25 participants. All participants will receive a $100 gift card.
Economic Relief for Yakima, Benton, Douglas and Snohomish Families Affected by COVID-19
Phase I: Forty-one families affected by COVID-19 and the wildfires from Yakima, Douglas and Snohomish received educational training in COVID-19 and $250 as economic relief in Nov. 2020 .
Phase II: Elven families took the virtual workshop from Benton, Grant and Yakima and they received $500 for each family after the workshop. These scholarships were received to pay for rent and food and other basic needs in May 2021.
All these activities were done by six CHWs who were compensated for the facilitation of the virtual workshops.
This is a joint effort of CHWCMR and Shen Yen Lu.
Phase I- Shen Yen Lu
Phase II- Shen Yen Lu
Economic Relief for WA Families affected by COVID-19
We provided to 400 families unable to receive unemployment benefits in King County, Snohomish County, Pierce County, Olympia, Tri-cities, Yakima, and Skagit County an economic release of $500. The grantees also receive training in the 7 steps to reduce COVID-19 transmission. Thanks to King County, Seattle Foundation, and Perigee Funds.
We are now working with 20 families in Grant County to provide a $250 economic release to families affected by COVID-19. They receive training in reducing the spread of coronavirus in the state. Thanks to Front and Centered.
We identify 25 people working in Restaurants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to get $500 through Plate Fund in King County.
In Pierce County, 50 families receive $1000 each with an HP -12 GB with Microsoft software, antivirus, internet hotspot, car cable, power battery. Thanks to Pierce County Connected Fund.
King County, a total of 75 families will participate in our workshops to prevent COVID-19 and a $100 to attend this training, thanks to King County Coronavirus Relief Workshops-December 20.