When the state of Kansas requested support for their UI system, four volunteers worked with the Department of Labor and the Office of Information Technology Services to get the benefits application site up and running again.
The Louisiana Department of Health launched Louisiana Health Work Connect, with start-to-finish support from volunteers with technical expertise. This pilot program connects facilities with acute healthcare staffing shortages to qualified candidates who are otherwise out of work.
The City of Concord, CA worked with USDR to create a volunteer-matching system that connects community volunteers to vulnerable populations for groceries, deliveries, and check-ins. It has already been rapidly adapted for two other cities.
USDR volunteers partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to automate data collection and build an online dashboard to track the number of available hospital beds and ventilators on a county-by-county basis.
The New Jersey Office of Innovation partnered with a USDR volunteer to launch an open-source loan eligibility wizard that in the first week, has already helped over 50,000 borrowers determine their eligibility for stimulus funds.