About Us

ConnectNGive is for
real-time COVID-19 Shortages & Donations

What do we do?

1. Discover Hotspots

Registered groups shows up on the map. Clusters of recipient groups indicate pandemic hotspots.

2. Real-time Shortages

Self-reported listings of needed supplies are shown in tandem with pledged donations.

3. Visualized Impact

Every help offers you send are tracked and visualized on your public profile page, simplifying coordination.

Meet the Team

Want to join the team?

Thien-Nhien Luong MPH
Morgan Hill, CA

Thien-Nhien Luong has provided leadership for US public health institutions and is an expert in emergency preparedness against epidemics and crises. She is also on the board of several international nonprofit organizations and social impact initiatives.

Cecilia Nguyen
Operations & Publicity Team Member
El Cerrito, CA

I graduated from University of California, Berkeley in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. I currently work as a medical assistant and aspire to be a nurse practitioner to serve low-income, marginalized communities.

Christina Cook
Product Designer
Fremont, CA

I am a product designer and web developer located in the Bay Area! I recently graduated from UC San Diego studying Cognitive Science specializing in Design and Interaction. I'm passionate aboutdesign, code, food, education, and mentorship.

Ben Truong
Team lead
Walnut Creek, CA

I’m an entrepreneur focused on social enterprises. Being an immigrant makes me very appreciative of those providing positive impacts for society and I look forward to leverage the best of technology to support their mission. A graduate of UC Berkeley.

Cathy Lam
Hilo, HI

Cathy Lam manages funding and logistics at the VANGO Network supplying PPEs for COVID-19 frontline workers. She holds leadership positions with initiatives concerning environmental and political advocacy, youth leadership, and LGBTQ empowerment.

Michael Liwanag
Frontend Development Lead
Garden Grove, CA

I graduated from CSUF with a Bachelor's in Business Administration & currently work as a Senior Software Engineer. I'm passionate about helping others and I'm excited to volunteer my free time to build ConnectNGive to help all those affected by COVID-19.