In an effort to support our many community members who may be economically impacted by the onset of the novel coronavirus, 826CHI has compiled a list of resources for freelancers, service industry workers, and anyone enduring a financial crisis during this time. Below you will find alternative income and financial relief solutions.
Created by Chicago organizers Kelly Hayes and Delia Galindo to offer a simple way for people in Chicagoland to ask others for assistance during this pandemic. If you are financially secure and want to help someone please pick a hardship to address and donate.
Emergency Rental Assistance is available for people who are suffering from financial hardship due to the loss of a job, home fire, or illness. This program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability.
A relief guide to support Chicago small businesses and their employees as they navigate the coming weeks of social distancing.
A philanthropic grant that assists bartenders or family members of bartenders who have experienced a catastrophic event or emergency hardship.
Teach English online. Here is a flexible opportunity that lets you work from home on your schedule. (You can make up to $22/hr.)
A list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals.