The United Way of Champaign County & Community Foundation of East Central Illinois Boards of Directors have established the Champaign County COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Boards have each seeded the fund with up to $50,000. The fund will distribute resources to United Way’s existing network of partners. These are organizations that are already working to help you. Reach out for more info.
The school is taking lunch and breakfast orders for every child in need in the school community (age 0-18) and offering delivery.
Starting Monday, March 14th, Maize's location in Downtown Champaign, Maize at the Station, will offer free lunch meals to kids. Parents and guardians need only ask for the kids special; no purchase is necessary. Kiddos will get a choice of a torta or quesadilla, plus rice, beans, and a juice.
The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes 4.3 billion meals each year through food pantries and meal programs throughout the United States and leads the nation to engage in the fight against hunger. Contact your local community food bank to find food or click here to read about public assistance programs.
In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. In addition, new customers will receive two months of free service.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Information on COVID-19 tests according to state health departments. NBC News asked every state health department how it is handling testing for coronavirus. Read our guide for information about your state.