This grassroots group supports COVID-19 survivors around the world. Here’s what Canada’s social impact sector can learn.

Survivor Corps, a grassroots group of 130,000 COVID-19 survivors globally, could provide a blueprint for social impact organizations looking to support the community

Why It Matters

About 386,000 Canadians have recovered from COVID-19, and another 76,000 have active cases. With potential long-term physical, mental and even social impacts of having survived the virus, these hundreds of thousands, and many more, will likely need support for years into the future — and social impact organizations could support their recovery in a number of ways.

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