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Dartmouth Students Code Entire Site in 36 Hours to Help Over 6,000 Essential Workers


Two Dartmouth College students used the time they had during the pandemic to create Give Essential, a website that matches frontline workers with essential items donated from all over the country.

Sophomore Rine Uhm and senior Amy Guan, the founders of Give Essential and roommates at Dartmouth, were driven to take action after reading about the risks and challenges essential workers face. Guan coded the Give Essential website entirely by herself in 36 hours.