Those in our world who are living in severe poverty are suffering greatly from this pandemic. These families who already struggle daily to survive are now faced with fear of the illness and trying to feed their families. Most do not have enough soap or water to wash their hands or masks to protect themselves and others. This situation has made it difficult to get food or medical care if they do become ill.
We are working to send as much help as possible and with your support, we can make a difference for these families.
We have a COVID Emergency Food Fund for families who are struggling to survive. With your donation, our teams safely deliver bags filled with sustainable food to feed a family for two weeks at a time. This is an urgent need at this time.
This fund will also help supply families within our reach who are in need of medical assistance or helping to quarantine family members with no place to go.
At the end of 2019, the COVID-19 epidemic broke out in Wuhan, China, and masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) were in short supply. Living Hope Global Ministries collected a large number of masks and with the support of dedicated donors and friends, we shipped more than 5,000 N-95 and many more surgical masks to orphanages and hospitals in Wuhan and other parts of China.
A few months later, when we knew the COVID-19 outbreak had left American frontline supporters short on PPE, we began distributing masks all over the U.S. LHGM was blessed to donate over 113,000 N-95 masks and 116,000 surgical masks to over 100 hospitals and medical facilities in 20 U.S. states. We also partnered with over 140 U.S. churches to help us distribute protective masks to their medical communities and areas that were in the most need.
We are very grateful for God's blessing of providing PPE and the many volunteers whose willing hearts make all the difference.