This group was created in order to serve those who might be impacted by the COVID-19 virus in the Sherwood area. If this becomes a valuable tool beyond the Covid-19 I will keep it going indefinitely.
Portland's Creative Laureate, Subashini Ganesan, and Oregon's Poet Laureate, Kim Stafford, have launched this emergency relief fund to meet the growing needs for independent/freelance artists in our tri-county area, in the face of COVID-19.
Free diapers and other baby products to residents of Yamhill County, OR. We serve vulnerable & isolated families with basic needs & mental health support.
PGF has set up safety procedures in our shop and we are ready and able to produce up to 1000 medical masks and gowns per week using biodegradable material for medical professionals. Samples are already made! Are you, or do you know anyone in local government or local medical field that we can connect with? We need help barking up the right tree! Please connect us!
This group was created to coordinate efforts to make face masks to meet the demand when conventional supplies run out. Personally I am coordinating and collecting masks for Providence Portland, but feel free to invite others who may appreciate this info. My husband is an infectious disease physician and he is worried about dwindling supply. Time to mobilize on plan B."
Healthcare professionals across the country are facing a severe shortage of protective masks. we've been keeping a close eye on initiatives to step up and help fill this need in as efficient and medically-informed a way as possible. Help Make masks now. Resources in link.
"Please donate and support our relief fund for Local 5 workers impacted by COVID-19 closures by donating to our paypal! You can also contribute to our worker relief fund by purchasing books through our Powell's Partner Link! 7.5% of all sales (except for gift cards, virtual credit, and subscriptions) will go directly to our coronavirus worker relief fund!"
"211info connects people with health and social service organizations. At our heart is our core Community Information Center, supported by Resource Database team. We’ve expanded to include enhanced information & referral and assistance programs that target specific services." >> From a cell phone, call 211 or text your zip code to 898211 <
A list of resources compiled and updated by Congressman Earl Blumenauer and his team in Portland, Oregon.
"Silverton Area Community Aid (SACA) is a non-profit social service organization whose mission is to improve lives by providing food, services and access to community resources. We provide food, financial assistance and other services to people in need within the Silver Falls School District."
"A group for sharing and organizing community resources in response to COVID-19 in Lane County and surrounding areas... to ensure vulnerable community members have access to food, housing, healthcare, and other necessities. It is also for the redistribution of resources in the case that stockpiling prevents people from accessing basics."
"The SO Mutual Aid Network is an initiative to provide resources and support to our Ashland, Talent and Phoenix neighbors through mutual aid praxis. Through collective action and care, we aim to reduce the harmful impacts of covid-19 in our community."
A community working to increase availability of free food and food delivery services in the Portland Area
Wondering how to ensure access in your region to local, responsible meat during Covid-19 and beyond? The Good Meat Project have teamed up with a group of Good Meat ambassadors around the country to compile a list of resources. We'll be updating it as we go. And we have more resources to come. Please share far and wide: https://goodmeatproject.org/resources.
Daily Bread Express (DBX) is part of the HIV Services organized by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, our other main program within HIV Services is the HIV Day Center. With the current precautions we are all taking regarding COVID-19, we are no longer able to provide our usual services at the HIV Day Center. Therefore, we are ramping up our DBX program so we may provide meals to those in need.
A calendar listing times and places to get free food.
"For forty years, the Native American Youth and Family Center in Portland, Oregon, has worked to enrich the lives of our Native youth and families through education, community involvement, and culturally specific programming. ...We provide educational services, cultural arts programming, and direct support to reduce poverty to the Portland Metropolitan Area Native American community."
Responding to the needs of our community with collective power, and mutual aid.
While physically closed, Multnomah County Library continues to provide digital library materials like e-books, audiobooks, magazines, music and movies.
Operation Nightwatch provides a place for those experiencing houselessness, low-income individuals, or those living with mental illness to escape social isolation while also providing a cup of coffee, a meal, and much needed mental health services and food care during a time when other agencies are closed.
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.