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.
So, this leaves voters the option of mailing an absentee application... more »
Individuals with vision impairment cannot connect with resources via technology, as their in-person help is limited due to pandemic... more »
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.
Lots of children get their most foundational meals in the classroom. This is one of the major failings of distance learning. How can we help children in the community get their school meals?
Although this is a huge issue in the U.S, how do we support undocumented workers during this time? Many are on the frontlines of the COVID Response but are receiving little to no financial assistance. They are also being exposed to the virus at an alarming rate.
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 »