How to help

How you can help

As a community there are some specific ways you can help our students and each other through this trying time. For more ideas, visit the University of Washington's engagement page.

Donate to the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund

The student emergency fund provides one-time funding for UW Bothell students who have been affected by COVID-19. Requests for funding have increased sharply in recent weeks. Donate to the emergency fund.

Giving to UW Medicine

Go to the UW Medicine COVID giving site. Don’t see your item on the list below? Please contact UW Medicine at

Items UW Medicine is currently accepting:

  • Disposable face masks- all types, including N95 masks
  • Clear face shields
  • Clear safety/medical glasses or goggles
  • Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Systems
  • Exam and surgical gloves
  • Isolation gowns
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

Find organizations that need help

Visit the Snohomish County COVID-19 needs hub to discover local organizations that need help. Go to the Snohomish County Needs Hub website.

Donate Blood

Bloodworks Northwest is scheduling blood donations by appointment. Call 800-398-7888 or go to

Northshore Senior Center

The center is seeking donations to support its ongoing operations, which includes meals on wheels and transportation to medical appointments. Donate now