COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 is the Humanitarian Crisis of a Generation.

Because I said I would is focusing its charitable programming to support people directly and indirectly affected by COVID-19.

COVID-19 is the humanitarian crisis of a generation. This virus threatens to end the lives of our loved ones, devastate our families and take our livelihoods. It expects us to just break down and fall into civil unrest. Well, it has another thing coming. Human beings have conquered diseases far worse than COVID-19 and we are about to do it again.

Unemployment Transition Program

COVID-19 has resulted in loss of life and livelihood. We know the statistics- at the peak, over 45 million people unemployed and over 227,000 lives lost. If you or someone you know has been left unemployed by the pandemic, click the link below to find out more about our Unemployment Transition Program for COVID-19 Job Loss.

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Bereavement Support

Losing a loved one is always a difficult and challenging experience, but losing a loved one due to COVID-19 is especially hard. With many families unable to hold proper funerals or memorial services, many are struggling even more in the bereavement process.
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Mask Sewing Partnerships

We are actively seeking to partner with groups of sewers and organizations with a focus on sewing. This could also be a community or living facility that has a heavy sewing demographic.  

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Free Lunch for Frontline Health Workers

Because I said I would is sending free lunches to frontline healthcare workers in regions hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Individual Action Plans

What you can do right now: You want to help people, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. These Individual Action Plans can help you make a difference in the fight against COVID-19. 

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Public Service Announcements

Crowded beaches. Kids deliberately coughing on workers.  Clearly some people need a wakeup call.  We have created public service announcements and public education content in an effort to stop behaviors that are spreading COVID-19 and endangering lives. Help us #FlattenTheCurve by sharing one of our videos, GIFs or images TODAY. 

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News and Updates

News and social media posts from the movement. Including inspiring stories of promises made and kept in the fight against COVID-19 and the latest from because I said I would headquarters on our projects. 

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Family Isolation Activities

Going stir-crazy with the kids? These character development videos and lesson plans can help them build the self-control needed to get through these tough times. We even have an animated series! 

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