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IF this is an emergency, please call 911!
Thank you for reaching out! In times of crisis, it is important to be able to rely on each other to carry ourselves through.
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If you would like to donate, here is a fundraiser to collect and coordinate contributions for buying supplies and providing small emergency grants here in Roanoke. Every little bit is appreciated!
If you would like a good perspective on the importance of mutual aid in times of crisis, as well as a number of useful resources for responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, please read this article from our friends at Mutual Aid Disaster Relief. If you would like to get plugged in to grassroots mutual aid responses in other localities, there is a big list of allied projects in other places here. And if you or anyone you know is going to be delivering food or supplies to others, please read these suggestions on practices for reducing the risk of virus exposure - available in web reading format and printed booklet format.
For the latest reliable medical information on Covid-19, please visit UpToDate.
NOTE that the state of Virginia has also begun providing unemployment benefits to people who have lost work hours due to the corona virus! Take a look at the FAQ here.
For other questions, comments, or to get involved, email RoanokeMutualAid@protonmail.com
Remember, we thrive together!