During uncertain times, many people feel compelled to get involved, doing all they can to help others around them.

Faculty, staff, students, trainees, alumni, and friends of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy who are looking for ways to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic might find the following initiatives launched by the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) helpful.

If you decide to get involved by volunteering your time to assist others, please let the School of Pharmacy know about your efforts. Submit your story to our Helping Hands newsletter.

Support UMB's COVID-Specific Funds

UMB has established new funds aimed at supporting its students and local community during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have the financial means to do so, please consider donating to the following:

Thank You Cards for Front Line Workers

Create thank-you cards for our nurses, doctors, nurse's aides, techs, cafeteria workers, therapists, and everyone else working every day to keep the University of Maryland Medical Center running and to help save lives during the COVID-19 crisis.

Learn how you can share photos of your thank-you cards.

UMB Cares

Explore the UMB Cares website to learn other ways that you can volunteer to be part of the COVID-19 response, including:

  • Sewing masks
  • Giving blood
  • Volunteering medical support
  • Delivering meals
  • Providing virtual businiess support

Visit the UMB Cares website here.