COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Taiwan

Support local nonprofits responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Taiwan

Issue AreaDisaster

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The COVID-19 situation in Taiwan has entered the “local transmission” stage. The government is reinforcing social distancing measures, contact registration, body temperature measurement, disinfection, and crowd control, and traffic flow planning. There are 1210 cases confirmed and 12 deaths in total as of 12 May 2021.

Give2Asia is partnering with trusted nonprofit organizations to support frontline health workers and institutions responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

CURRENT NEEDS

Give2Asia’s disaster response program funds both immediate needs and long-term recovery. Currently, our funding priorities in Taiwan include:  

  • Providing frontline health workers with medical supplies and support 
  • Supporting underprivileged communities 
  • Supporting grassroots nonprofits that are working locally to fight against the global pandemic 

FEATURED PARTNERS (partial list)

Our local NGO partners in Taiwan include: 

Hondao Senior Citizens Welfare Foundation

  • Organizing health education and courses among elderly communities.
  • Distributing masks, sanitizer, food, and alcohol for preventing the Covid-19.

Taiwan Family Association

  • Providing food boxes and epidemic prevention items (alcohol, disinfectant, hand sanitizer, masks, etc.) for disadvantaged families and low-income households.

Taiwan People’s Food Bank Association

  • Incubating community-based food bank for a long-term need.
  • Cooperating with charity agencies and distributing the food box among vulnerable communities

Puli Christian Hospital 

  • Provides COVID-19 screening and treatment for COVID-19 patients (when cases confirmed) 
  • Funds will be used to provide equipment for the frontline healthcare providers, including protection gears, facial masks, NBR gloves, and disinfectant

Taiwan Critical Nurses Association 

  • Providesupport and builds resilience for critical care nurses through support groupsclasses on positive emotion, art therapy, and mental health promotion 
  • Participants are nurses taking care of COVID-19 patients in screen station, ICU, negative pressure ward 

Taipei Medical University 

  • Provides COVID-19 screening and treatment for COVID-19 patients in metro Taipei area at the three hospitals under TMU 
  • Funds will be used to provide equipment for the frontline healthcare providers, including N95 masks, protection suits, goggles, face shields, and forehead thermometers

HOW TO GIVE 

Make a secure online donation to benefit the country of your choice. 

For large gifts (via check, bank transfer, or appreciated stock) or corporate giving opportunities, please request a consultation or email us at info@give2asia.org. 

PROGRESS REPORT

In July 2020, Give2Asia published a report on the first 100 days of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read about it here.

ABOUT GIVE2ASIA 

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised grantmaking to the Asia-Pacific. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $350 million of charitable grants across 23 countries. Give2Asia is a US-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. 

Transparency & Trust: 90% or more of your donation will go directly to our local nonprofit partners. A small portion of your donation helps Give2Asia manage grants to ensure that donor funds are used effectively. 

About this Organization

Issue AreaDisaster

About Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised giving to the Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to strengthen communities in Asia by making cross-border giving easier and more effective. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $420 million of charitable grants across 23 countries. Give2Asia is a US-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Oakland, California with offices in Beijing and in-country experts across the Asia-Pacific region.