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Financial Assistance & Companies That Are Hiring

Financial Assistance Resources

Federal Government Stimulus: The U.S. government has passed a $2-trillion relief package to help Americans through the crisis.

Resident Relief Foundation: Mynd has donated to this fund and will continue to raise money to help residents pay their rent.

United Way: This worldwide organization has local chapters in every state that can help residents impacted by COVID-19.

Companies That Are Hiring Foods: The e-commerce giant is hiring 100,000 new full- and part-time positions across the U.S. to keep up with rising demand. The company will hire more workers at its fulfillment centers and across its delivery network and will increase pay by $2 an hour through the end of next month for hourly employees at its warehouses, delivery centers, and Whole Foods grocery stores.

Walmart: The retail giant is hiring 150,000 temporary workers to keep up with demand.

CVS Health: The Rhode Island pharmacy and health care chain announced that it is hiring 50,000 people across the U.S. The company’s careers page shows dozens of Bay Area openings for in-store jobs.

Instacart: The San Francisco grocery delivery company, which operates throughout the Bay Area and in cities nationwide, plans to hire 54,000 full-service shoppers in California, part of a hiring surge aimed at bringing on 300,000 new workers.

U.S. Postal Service: The postal service has up to 1,000 openings in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, with demand for deliveries approaching Christmas levels. The agency is hiring city and rural mail carriers, clerks, custodians, mechanics, electronic technicians, and tractor-trailer operators.

Safeway: The grocery chain is hiring more than 2,000 workers to help restock empty shelves, as those concerned about the coronavirus and the recently announced lockdown have begun stocking up on supplies. The Sunnyvale online tech support company is hiring for a “currently unlimited” number of remote jobs nationwide, including in the Bay Area. The roles include customer support, technical support, and call center support agents. offers tech support for both consumers and businesses.

Zoom and Slack are tech companies that are also looking for help right now.