COVID-19 Community and Volunteer Opportunities

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Chesterfield County is filled with talented, willing volunteers - and we want to make sure you know how you can help! There are opportunities for everyone to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page provides links to community and volunteer opportunities. #InThisTogether

Visit Chesterfield County’s Office of Community Engagement and Volunteerism, part of the Department of Citizen Information and Resources, for the most up-to-date information on ways you can help. 


Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund

The Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund will be administered as a public-private partnership between philanthropy, government and the nonprofit sector to address the most immediate urgent needs, as well as the longer-term effects of the pandemic and community recovery. To learn more about this fund and how to contribute, please visit https://www.cfrichmond.org.


American Red Cross - Call for Blood Donation

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. Donating blood is a safe process and people should not hesitate to give or receive blood. Watch this video on the safety and need for blood donations.


HandsOn Greater Richmond

HandsOn Greater Richmond is a volunteer database that allows people to volunteer in many areas; this database will help volunteers stay connected with all sorts of opportunities they may feel passionate about.


Chesterfield Food Bank

The Chesterfield Food Bank is distributing their largest numbers ever and can always use volunteers. Volunteer through their website by clicking on the large blue button on their website:


For Richmond

For Richmond unites churches under a common cause - to transform the community in which they reside. Churches are enrolled with For Richmond will be able to partner with service needs such as food and chores for seniors through the faith-based community