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This site is a portal linking volunteers with local COVID-19 needs.  Get information, be inspired, collaborate with friends and neighbors, and get moving — anyone can work from home and make an impact today.

Find helpful videos, instructions, and a form to contact us if you are a maker to help support your efforts to make masks, caps, face shields, booties and more for yourself, family, friends, and for donations. Please join our Facebook Group to connect as well. Thank you for everything you are doing! We are here with you.


Campaigns

DIY Masks Distributed

and growing!

1994

Facebook Group Members

almost

650

Campaigns Completed

Thank you!

20

DIY Caps Distributed

and growing!

916

DIY Face Shields Distributed

over

1000

Ear Savers Distributed

over

893

Thanks for all you are doing and keep up the great work!

Seniors Called

over 2000 and 365 masks distributed

Thank you to our community for coming together to support each other!

New campaigns added regularly as new needs are identified. Need help? Know someone who needs help? Have an idea for a campaign? Want to volunteer? Please email: warriorhelpers20@gmail.com.

We have lots of requests that are coming in every day. Many nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living facilities and other front line workers are contacting us daily and we would love to help them all

Click on Organization Name for further instructions and how to pick up/drop off. Click on categories to see all organizations with a need for these items.

DROP OFF LOCATION FOR DIY CAPS, MASKS, EAR SAVERS

27 Cricket Lane, Wilton, CT 06897

CAMPAIGNS COMPLETED – THANK YOU!

Stamford Hospital

Needs: 100 DIY Masks, 100 DIY Caps, 150 Ear Savers. COMPLETE – THANK YOU!

Wilton Social Services – Masks

Needs: DIY sewn masks to distribute through social services. UPDATE – MASKS COMPLETE. THANK YOU! Please see other posts for food donations, ongoing.

St. Vincent’s Hospital

Needs: 170 DIY Caps, 200 DIY Face Masks, 200 Face Shields, 190 Ear Savers. COMPLETE – THANK YOU!

Stamford Hospital

Needs: 140 DIY Masks, 192, DIY Caps, 100 Ear Savers. COMPLETE – THANK YOU!

Minks To Sinks (FCA) Drive

Needs: New travel kits or items such as mini shampoo/conditioner, lotion, soap, tooth paste, toothbrushes, hand sanitizer (if possible). COMPLETE – THANK YOU!

Brookdale

Needs: 12 DIY Sewn Masks, 20 Face Shields – COMPLETE – THANK YOU!

Face Shield

Face Shield Drive

Needs: Face Shield Makers. Pick Up Kits Wed 4/8 at Hope Chuch – All kits picked up. COMPLETE – THANK YOU!

Wilton Meadows

Needs: 236 DIY Sewn masks. UPDATE: MASKS NEEDED COMPLETE, THANK YOU!

Wilton Commons

Needs: 82 Masks, 8 Rolls Industrial Wipes, Lysol Spray, Gowns, Booties UPDATE: COMPLETE, THANK YOU!



CURRENT LOCAL CAMPAIGNS WITH URGENT NEED

Senior Check Ins

Needs: Senior Check Ins, over 2000 calls, 365 DIY Masks Distributed.

MORE WAYS TO HELP

Food Drive

Needs: Food Drive – Sunday, May 3rd, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – OLF Parking Lot – Drive By Drop Off

CPAP Machines

Needs: Do you have an unused CPAP machine? We have received requests for these.

Baby Monitors

Needs: Do you have old or unused baby monitors either with screens or without? These can be used by HC workers to monitor patients.

Masks for Heroes

Needs: Distributing Level 1 surgical masks at cost with supporting donations. Masks are obtained for less than $1 dollar per mask

Plasma

Needs: Are you a recovered COVID-19 patient? The American Red Cross is seeking donations of plasma from recovered patients.


Inspirations

In the News – GMW – In Troubled Times, ‘Warrior Helpers’ Shows the Best Side of Wilton [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

There’s no organization that better represents what Wilton has become during the coronavirus pandemic than Warrior Helpers, a grassroots group of Wilton residents who are working together to identify the many needs in the community during a time of crisis and match them with people who have stepped up to volunteer and help others. More..


Thank you!

Thank you to all of those who have helped!

News


  • Wilton Social Services
  • Other Resources: Wilton Public Schools, Wilton Youth Council, The Hub: Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwestern CT, Wilton Library, Get some exercise and explore Wilton’s sidewalks and nature trails, Help a neighbor through Wilton Helping Hands.

WYC Covid-19 Resources:

  • General Parenting Support
  • Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
  • Wellness During Pandemic
  • Mental Health and Recovery
  • Substance Use, Addiction and Recovery

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping. ‘ “

-Mr. ROGERS

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