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An Update on Health Connected and COVID-19 | Health Connected

Expensive mates of Overall health Connected,

As I write to you currently, I am mindful that many of you are at the moment grappling with navigating lifetime in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. As somebody who has been element of the Health and fitness Related local community, I want to permit you know how we are finding our way by way of these challenging occasions.

As you are likely knowledgeable, nonprofits across the United States and regionally are remaining greatly impacted by the present-day situation. For us, the speedily-modifying character of COVID-19 and the shelter-in-area purchase throughout the Bay Location has considerably changed the study course of our do the job and has opportunity implications for our organizational sustainability. All of the universities we were scheduled to serve through mid-April have shut or moved to distance studying. We have also experienced to cancel several dad or mum information and facts sessions and workshops, our forthcoming Transforming the Dialogue discussion board, and may need to postpone or cancel a number of coaching sessions scheduled to consider position in mid-April. Most disappointingly, we had to cancel our Once-a-year Fundraising Luncheon which was scheduled for late April, an event that generates very important earnings that allows us to offer critical services to younger individuals. 

But despite the present challenges, the want stays. While we imagine strongly that sexual wellness education is most effective delivered in particular person, we desired to consider action to continue serving learners for the foreseeable potential. In less than a 7 days, we have managed to completely reimagine our written content and commenced adapting all of our tutorial information to distance finding out. As of nowadays, we are completely ready to start offering instruction online for any of our school companions that had been preparing to provide sexual health and fitness or puberty instruction in the future various weeks. We have also begun to adapt some of our guardian workshops and teacher trainings for length finding out. This is an extraordinary testomony to the dedication of our incredible educators and application team.

Despite the fact that we have moved immediately to address envisioned shortfalls as a consequence of COVID-19, I require to be frank in sharing that the enduring uncertainty has significant implications for Health Linked. As a modest nonprofit, we work on razor-slim margins as it is. We need to have your help to keep on to prosper now and lengthy right after these unprecedented occasions. 

With that in mind, in lieu of our Annual Fundraising Luncheon this yr, we have commenced an on the internet marketing campaign to increase $75,000 by April 3rd. I am delighted and grateful to enable you know that we have currently raised $33,500 in direction of this aim, thanks to a generous group of donors that have kickstarted our marketing campaign with a exclusive management present. 


To get included in our marketing campaign below are a several items you can do now: 

  1. Find us on InstagramFacebook, LinkedIn

     or Twitter to observe our campaign. 

  2. Share this blog site write-up with your community and talk to them to follow our marketing campaign.

  3. Share our social media posts with your community. Regardless of whether or not they are in a position to guidance our marketing campaign, it is crucial to get the term out about continuing to help young people’s social-psychological development during this hard time.

  4. Last, but not the very least, if you are capable to acquire action nowadays, we would be grateful for your donation to enable sustain Wellness Related. 

Thank you for currently being portion of the Health and fitness Connected household. We are so grateful for your guidance.

With gratitude,



Abi Karlin-Resnick

Govt Director






P.S. We’ve now received a commitment from an nameless donor to match all presents and pledges up to $10,000 by March 27th. We’d be grateful for your assist!”




To see how it all began, watch this video about Wellbeing Linked. 

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Marie Sandal

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