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Community-level COVID Relief: Addressing Emergent Needs and Growing Economic Inequities for Low-income Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Patients and Families in Outpatient and Community Settings

Organization

Stanford University School of Medicine

Primary Contact

Lisa Chamberlain

Grant Amount

$50,000 for 3 months

Date Awarded

May 2020

Purpose

As children and families in local communities face the economic repercussions of COVID-19, the need for basic necessities is increasing exponentially. Those most directly affected are vulnerable populations, such as low-income families and children with special health care needs. Through engagement with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital outpatient clinics, community clinics, and partner organizations, this grantee will help provide material goods to these children and families, along with information about local resources.