b'Covid-19 ResponseAction in a Time of CrisisWhen the stay-at-home orders were issued, Think Small immediately dipped into its own reserves to help child care providers who were caring for the children of essential workers. We also set up an emergency fund and received major individual and institutional donations. More than 300 family child care providers in the seven-county metro area received $1,000 grants from the Think Small COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Child Care to help them stay open during the pandemic.A Valuable Resource Early on in the pandemic, Think Small established itself as a reliable source of COVID-19 information for child care providers and families.Online Resource HubImportant resources and information for child care providers and parents were collected and made available on Think Smalls website in an online resource hub. It included updates from the Minnesotas Childrens Cabinet, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since the end of March, the COVID-19 resource section has been accessed close to 12,000 times.Expert AdviceThink Smalls Senior Vice President of Early Childhood Quality Development, Cisa Keller, was interviewed by a reporter from KMSP-TV in March about child care facilities staying open during the pandemic to serve the children of essential workers.Tanisha Lungelow, Think Small Parent Aware Recruiter Fox 9 interviews Cisa Keller in the Debra S. Fish Early Childhood Library at Think Small.'