In Her Words: Stories of the Pandemic Resource Guide

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: December 10, 2020, 10:44AM

March 2021 marks one year of the COVID-19 pandemic that has seen the lives of millions altered forever. Businesses and jobs have disappeared overnight leaving many without resources to provide for themselves and their families

As we learn more from the stories of those who have been impacted by the pandemic, please consider donating to one of the many organizations working tirelessly to aid those in need during these diffictult times:


American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders. 

The CDC Foundation
The CDC Foundation operates indeprendently from CDC as a private non-profit that works to create hundreds of innovative, high-impact programs that save and improve millions of lives worldwide.

Feeding America
Helping with hunger in America for over 40 years. Your donation goes to helping support 200 food banks across the country.

National Domestic Workers Alliance
To help support workers who have been laid off due to Covid-19 or who are staying home from work for safety reasons, the National Domestic Workers Alliance has created a Coronavirus Care Fund that will provide home-care workers, nannies and house cleaners with $400 in emergency assistance. 

Path Forwad
Path Forward is a non-profit organization seeking to help those looking to rejoin the workforce after taking off time to take care of children or loved ones.

Parents Without Partners
Parents Without Partners (PWP) is a single parent support group for all single parents and their children.

Prevent Child Abuse America
Champions for all children, Prevent Child Abuse America promotes programs and resources informed by science that enable kids, families, and entire communities to thrive—today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.

Red Cross
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, works to provide relief for those in crisis.

Stand For Children
A non-profit education advocacy organization offering help to families during COVID-19.


La Leche League International
Worldwide organization seeking to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

Government Agencies

Department of Labor Women's Bureau
The Women's Bureau develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women; to advocate for their equality and economic security for themselves and their families; and to promote quality work environments.

The National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).