Over the past nine weeks, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce has granted a total of $2,173,849 to 97 local nonprofits helping thousands of individuals and families impacted by COVID-19.
One of those 97 nonprofits is CODA Connections, Inc., a local nonprofit that services families impacted by deafness. CODA Connections was granted Virus Relief Fund dollars to rapidly respond to the needs of its clients under the food insecurity priority area.
In the video below, CODA Connections clients sign messages of love and gratitude.
“The pandemic presents challenges for everyone, however deaf individuals already have struggles that they face day to day. This time of uncertainty adds additional hardships making it more strenuous for them to overcome. CODA Connections, Inc. exist to serve with compassion and be the voice for the overlooked deaf community and we reflect a commitment to accessibility and inclusion. We are dedicated to fulfilling our mission especially during this critical time and our pursuits would not be possible without the generous support from the COVID-19 relief fund. CODA Connections, Inc. is forever grateful to be one of the recipients of this grant. Thank you for enabling us to help meet needs, create change and a lasting impact in the deaf community,” said Tabitha Allen-Draft, President and Founder CODA Connections, Inc.
Thanks to your support, local families impacted by deafness are getting the assistance they need. To make a donation to the Greensboro Virus Relief Fund, click here or text the word “Virus” to 40403.