Resources to Help the Community

Below are resources through which community members may access community funds, donations, volunteer opportunities, and more.

In the Spotlight

Help Chicago's Restaurant Workers during COVID-19

Created by, this is a list of donation opportunities to support food workers, and is broken down by neighborhood.

South Side Community Resources Guide

Created by South Side Weekly, this composite list has resources and donation opportunities for all types of people in need.

Support Chicago Arts, by Chicago Stands Together

Purchase a yard sign, face mask, t-shirt, or other piece of merchandise to support Chicago's arts community.

Resources by Location

UChicago and Hyde Park

  • UChicago Mutual Aid: Organized by UChicago students, this group facilitates the free provision or exchange of food, supplies, housing, and more amongst the Hyde Park community
  • UChicago Medicine's How to Help Hospital Workers and Patients
  • Hyde Park Community Funds
    • Form to request aid
    • Link or link to donate to general aid fund (or consult this spreadsheet for specific resource asks)
  • Feed1st via UChicago Medicine: 24/7 food pantries to combat food insecurity

South Side

Chicago at Large