Beyond cash donations, there are so many ways to support the creative community of our region. This post includes a few places to volunteer your time or otherwise participate in helping out.
Sign up with Artists Up as an expert volunteer on their COVID Relief Hub to help artists and creatives in WA State navigate housing, income, health care and other resources. (Submit your contact info here to indicate interest.)
Volunteer with United Way of King County: https://uwkc.org/volunteer
Join the COVID-19 Mutual Aid Solidarity Network: https://facebook.com/covid19mutualaid
Northwest Harvest is seeking volunteers across Washington to support food distribution.
Tinte Cellars Love Letters to the Elderly sends love to those who may be isolated or lonely in our community. Pick up a pen or crayon, and create a handwritten letter or card to brighten their day. Tinte Cellars is partnering with the Northshore Senior Center, who will disperse the letters.
Other Ways to Support Creatives
Pledge 1200 encourages Americans to spend stimulus money at small businesses, where it matters most, in order to safeguard our local businesses, employees, and our communities.
You Have Enough TP. Buy Some Art: A big list of work for sale by Washington state artists, musicians, creators, zines, and more.
Missed Tour: Merch and vinyl sales for artists who missed tours.
Support an Independent Venue: Independent Venue Week’s megalist of venues looking for your support.
King County COVID-19 Community Study is collecting information and stories about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting individuals, families and communities within King County. They are interested in learning more about how people are adapting to and coping with these impacts.
Help track the virus: Fill in the survey and sign up for at home testing. Help King County officials understand the pandemic.
Find the Masks: Look in your basement, your emergency kit, your workbench for N95 masks and donate
Masks & PPEs: Have a 3D printer or can sew? 100 Million Mask Project & Crafters Against COVID-19 FB Groups both working to provide masks and personal protection equipment.
Blood donation is an essential activity. Schedule donation at Bloodworks Northwest.