About 7,000 meals were given to local families at Friday's event, held in partnership with the Allentown Health Bureau, the Food Policy Council and Operation BBQ Relief, a national disaster-relief organization.
Now, more than ever before, Muhlenberg College has a reason to celebrate the work, compassion and intelligence of its students, faculty and staff. Read below for stories produced by the Office of Communications and for social media posts that highlight the contributions and activities of our Muhlenberg family. For information about the College's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit our Coronavirus site.
Emergency Grant Fund
This need-based grant is intended to provide one-time relief for a specific student financial hardship or emergency. Some examples of items that students may need include: transportation home in an emergency, the cost of a uniform for a new job, unexpected medical cost, an immediate need for personal, technological or academic items. To date, over 125 students applied for and received aid during the COVID-19 crisis thanks to generous supporters like you. We know times are tough for everyone, and your gift of any amount is greatly appreciated.
While the pandemic has drastically altered the support structures available to families with sick or recently deceased loved ones, grief facilitator Deacon Frank Elchert ’01 has continued his important work.
Alex Corgan ’08 has deployed his emergency response team to arm Maryland with extra medical facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the work of Rabbi Jason Kirschner ’10, who serves as a chaplain at a New York City hospital.