The pandemic thrust communities who were already at risk even deeper into poverty. Send Relief is responding with emergency food and supplies for communities in North America and around the world.


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40 countries. 140 relief efforts. 360 communities. More than 200,000 people. You are stepping up to help individuals and nations with your support of Send Relief’s coronavirus response. We are mobilizing teams around the world and here at home to combat the spread of COVID-19. From providing healthy meals and offering help and encouragement to healthcare workers and first responders, to providing protective masks and clothing, oxygen, soap and sanitizer in countries with little access to these critical items, Send Relief is committed to supporting the world’s most vulnerable and to sharing God’s love with them during this chaotic time.

COVID-19 Response Guides

Our Impact

Providing Life-saving supplies
Send Relief has been working to provide emergency supplies, including protective gear for hospitals and first responders. Between donations from Send Relief and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Southern Baptists have donated more than 228,000 N-95 masks and protective suits to hospitals and first responders in 13 states.

Serving meals
Send Relief continues to serve by delivering meals through our ministry centers in New York City, Pittsburgh, New Orleans and Puerto Rico. More than 83,000 meals have been distributed so far to our ministry centers.

Thanking Healthcare Workers
In the coming days, Send Relief will deliver care packages for healthcare workers in Atlanta, Denver, New York City, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Appalachia. These care packages will include essential items like pen lights, toiletries, ibuprofen, an assortment of flavored tea bags, and snacks like power bars and trail mix.

From The Field