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Trinity In Unity – Activists and nonprofits team up to press service providers

COVID-19 forced a million city public-school students to attend school via Zoom, illuminating how many Bronx families lacked computers or Wi-Fi—and launching a collaboration of nonprofits to fill the void. Soon after schools first closed in March 2020, The Bronx Community Foundation— a nonprofit founded by local twin brothers Derrick and Desmond Lewis in 2017— …

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Desmon and Derrick Lewis are Featured on Mission BX

Our Co-Founders, Desmon and Derrick Lewis were featured this week on BronxNet’s and Hostos’ show “Mission Bx”. They were interviewed by Eileen Newman, the host and Executive Director of the Center for Nonprofits. The video covered the impact of our Bronx Covid Relief Effort and shared more detail on several BxCF initiatives. Please feel free …

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Hunts Point Express features our COVID-relief technology support for Bronx students

Although remote learning has become the educational standard in the year since the COVID-19 pandemic, many South Bronx students still do not have access to the technology that makes it possible. By communicating with political leaders, providing tech assistance, and distributing devices, we hope to close the digital divide and provide better online education for …

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The Bronx Community Foundation provides support to small businesses amid the pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has placed a massive financial burden on small businesses- many do not have the facilities to navigate the sudden absence of foot traffic and necessary change in operations. The Bronx Community Relief Fund aims to provide support in numerous areas to keep these businesses afloat until life can return to normal.  Continue …

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Results of our survey on the COVID-19 vaccine covered by Bronx Daily News

Here is a complete breakdown of the results of our COVID-19 vaccine survey that was distributed in February to New York City residents. Read more to see opinions of Bronxites on whether or not they are taking the vaccine, the kind of media coverage it has received, and comparison of opinions between boroughs. Continue reading …

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EIN Presswire details the results of the COVID-19 Vaccine Survey we conducted with Thinkubator

In February, we designed and distributed a survey to gauge the opinions of Bronx residents on the COVID-19 vaccine and what it could mean for the future of the pandemic. We learned things like how New Yorkers found out about the vaccine, whether or not they were willing to take it, and what influences their …

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CUNY SPS receives a grant from The Bronx Community Foundation to provide emergency assistance to students

Bronx County students have had their education compromised by the COVID-19 Pandemic- remote learning, sudden changes in study location, and need to purchase supplementary learning materials are all contributing stressors. Read more to see how we are supporting them and ensuring their access to undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. Continue reading … 

Jennifer Tausig and Michael Brady call for outdoor retail spaces to be made available in the Bronx to help with economic relief in the coronavirus pandemic

Outdoor dining has helped the restaurant industry stay afloat during the pandemic. Before the holiday season, it is necessary for retail stores to implement Coronavirus-safe outdoor spaces that accommodate the increasing influx of shoppers ahead. Photo courtesy of Eve Kessler Continue reading…

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