Club activities in times of COVID-19
The Zonta Club of Zonta of aan de Leede, Netherlands, collaborated with the Zonta Club of Kampala in Uganda in 2020 to help schoolchildren and teachers cope with COVID-19.
Zonta Club of Accra Metropolitan made a donation to the infectious disease unit of LEKMA Hospital in Accra, Ghana.
The Zonta Club of Bangkok V is concerned for the safety of pregnant women and newborn babies in the COVID-19 pandemic. They arranged for a sterile hospital room for the mother and baby’s recovery and safety from COVID-19.
The Zonta Club of Bangkok XI donated and collected money to purchase oxygen concentrators, infusion pumps and newborn baby sets to provide Lomsak Hospital for use in sterile rooms for mothers and children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel organized its very first online Corona-proof YWPA Club Award ZOOM Celebration.
Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel (District 27, Area 6) maintained their annual Eastern action even with the total lock down in Belgium due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The member of the Zonta Club of East Auckland donated the money they would normally spend at their meetings to their local Women's Refuge, totaling $1,700.
The Zonta Club of Espoo-Kauniainen, Finland, bought gift certificates from a small local café and donated them to care workers in a local nursing home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many schools do e-learning, which can be stressful for underprivileged families with no access to internet and digital devices. The Zonta Club of Hong Kong launched a service project to benefit these families.
The Zonta Club of Hong Kong II supported several programs during the early months of COVID-19, providing masks and food to those in need.
There was a significant increase of domestic violence cases during the lockdown implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Zonta Club of Kathmandu Nepal, partnered with the Nepal Police and a group of 14 lawyers to help these women.
The Zonta Club of Kauai in Hawaii, USA, partnered with the Kaua'i Independent Food Bank and the Kaua'i Lions Club to package and distribute food essentials to the community.
When COVID-19 closed down schools and nearly everything else, it caused many families, already of low-income and with few resources, to search far and wide for food.
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zonta Club of Naples desired to empower women through education to impart a deeper understanding of COVID-19 risks and how to protect themselves and their families.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on low-income families in Hong Kong, Zonta Club of the New Territories, through its Charitable Trust, has donated HKD 120,000 to underprivileged families in Tin Shui Wai North.
The Zonta Cub of Saint Sofia launched Plan Z, a specialized online platform to provide expert advice, personal consultations with specialists, trainings, useful information, and community support for victims of violence.
The Zonta Club of Taranto donated 500 masks to a local hospital for doctors and nurses who daily face the terror of COVID-19.
The Zonta Club of Toronto in Canada donated gloves to a local hospital to help ease the effects of COVID-19.
Clubs joining forces in times of COVID-19
Despite the hardship and the uncertainty of the fight of COVID-19 worldwide, Zontians in District 17 responded quickly in servicing for the relief of the communities.
District 28 boldly took the challenge to convert most of its planned events into Zoom meetings, to keep district and areas business running, and to show alumnae how much they care about them.
The Zonta clubs of Region South America donated health kits to different women's organizations to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.