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.
In light of the pandemic, many businesses and individuals have been impacted. Here is more information about the economic impact, small business help, federal benefits - along with much, much more.
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.