Daughter tested positive. Husband called work, took time off. Two negative tests for him. Mandatory quarantine did not start until the day after daughter cleared. One whole month without work.
Many of our volunteers are seniors who are the most vulnerable segment of our society. In our Meals On Wheels program, both the clients and the volunteers were threatened by increased exposure to the virus.
We put out a call for more volunteers and redesigned our delivery system to keep the daily deliveries going.
We have dozens of other volunteer programs that had to be scaled-down or canceled altogher.
People complain about not being able to breathe with a mask on and demand an exception be made, which happens too often in my estimation.
"You cannot work in essential places where you do not know in what working conditions we work. Fast food! Psychologically, you are afraid of infecting yourself and your family members for a minimum wage. The government tells you to stay home and the EDD denies you aid if you make more than $ 100 per week. As if your expenses were $ 400 per week. President Trump's executive law is ridiculous and inhumane.... more »
I have friends who do gig work and they do not know how to access unemployment or government benefits.
Annual Gala's and local events(concerts, dinners, lunches, art and 5k... more »
Individuals with vision impairment cannot connect with resources via technology, as their in-person help is limited due to pandemic... more »
All our Denver libraries are closed and I even saw police tap around the drop box to return books. I'm usually a library gal when it comes to reading materials, but am fortunate that I could place an order for a few books this weekend off amazon. What's being done to safely promote free access to books and learning materials? I got an email today from a small town library I was part of once and... more »
I would like to think that people would be accommodating to those wearing no mask (or mask alternatives)... more »