COVID-19: City of Belmont Updates

The Belmont City Manager has proclaimed a Local State of Emergency to protect the public health and safety caused by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). More information...



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Updated 6/22/2020

New! Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest food bank has seen a recent increase in people needing healthy food and a decrease in available volunteers under 65 years of age. They are especially in need of delivery drivers. Click here for more information.  

San Mateo County Volunteer Sign Up 

If you are aged 60 or under and would like to volunteer during the Shelter-In-Place, San Mateo County is coordinating efforts to provide assistance to those most in need. 

 San Mateo County Volunteer Survey

Office of the Governor

The Office of the Governor has a page called California Volunteers that is also listing a few options available for people looking to offer goods or services to various agencies. 

Samaritan House

Additionally, Samaritan House is coordinating efforts for low-income, disabled or home-bound individuals. They are currently in need of help with the following areas:

  • Donations, both monetary and in-kind
    • Pre-packaged food, Baby Food, Baby Formula, Cases of water
    • Toilet paper, Paper towels, Diapers, Pull-ups, Baby Wipes
    • Tents, Sleeping bags  
    • Toiletries (especially soap & hand sanitizer)
    • Cleaning products (especially sanitizing wipes) 
  • Mobile Meals
  • Other food services
  • On-call subs
  • Contact

San Mateo County Strong Fund

Please donate to the San Mateo County Strong Fund at to support individuals and families non-profits serving our most vulnerable residents, small business owners, and self-employed residents hit hardest by California’s state-wide COVID-19 Shelter in Place order.  100% of your donation will be used in San Mateo County, helping to respond to this crisis and support our community.

Donation Drop Off

Technical organizations (EXAMPLE: pharma, biotech) or other businesses with medical supplies to donate should email

The public can drop off donations at the County’s central collection center off of Maple Street in Redwood City.

Supplies in demand are:

  • Unused N95 respirators and surgical masks. They can be opened, as long as they have not been used.
  • Unopened packages of disposable gloves
  • Unopened containers of hand sanitizer
  • Unopened containers of disinfectants and disinfecting wipes
  • Packaged, unused protective goggles

Drop Off Location & Times:
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Maple Street Correctional Facility, 1300 Maple St., Redwood City. 
*Please follow the “donations” sign to manned collection bins in the parking lot.

For more information related to COVID-19 and City/County safety measures, click here



Volunteers "enhance the quality of life for the community" in a variety of fun ways! Belmont Parks and Recreation welcomes individual, group, and family volunteers on a one-time or reoccurring basis. Below you'll find an overview of common activities, as well as icons to quickly identify unique types of volunteering. To initiate the volunteer process, please complete our Volunteer Interest Form.

Individual volunteer opportunityIndividual activity
Corporate Volunteer Opportunity Group/company activity
Family-Friendly Volunteer Opportunity Family-friendly activity
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity Ongoing commitment
One-Time Volunteer Activity Icon One-time event

Adopt-A-Park, Bench, Picnic Table, or Bulletin Board
Belmont Historical Society
Parks & Open Spaces
Preschool Helper
Scoop Patrol
Summer Concert Series
Twin Pines Senior & Community Center
Y.A.C. & V.O.I.C.E.S.
Other City Opportunities


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