NAPERVILLE, IL — As the current coronavirus surge continues to impact individuals and families worldwide, the Naperville Helps! GoFundMe has been relaunched to benefit local health care workers and other first responders.

Naperville Helps! was first launched at the start of the pandemic by the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Naperville Alliance. The initiative has since donated nearly $100,000 and partnered with dozens of local restaurants to provide over 6,000 meals to employees at Edward Hospital.

“We are honored to help support the amazing healthcare workers at Edward Hospital as they work hard to help keep our community healthy. Whether you can give a few dollars or a few hundred dollars, that money has double the impact as it helps to support our downtown restaurants AND allows us to provide meals to local healthcare workers,” Danielle Tufano, Executive Director of Downtown Naperville Alliance, said in a news release.

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