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LIST OF BUSINESSES

A list of ideas and resources for what we can do to help our neighbors in Durham. Please share this site on your social media accounts by clicking on one of the links below

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HELPFUL GENERAL INFORMATION

#1:
SUPERMARKETS OFFERING SENIOR HOURS

There are things that we can do collectively that have an outsize impact on the rate of the COVID-19's spread. The CDC has the definitive guide on what you can to do protect yourself, your family and the people around you.

LIST OF SUPERMARKETS

#2:
FAQ ADDRESSING DURHAM'S STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

There are things that we can do collectively that have an outsize impact on the rate of the COVID-19's spread. The CDC has the definitive guide on what you can to do protect yourself, your family and the people around you.

READ THE FAQ

#3:
MODIFICATIONS TO DURHAM AGENCIES AND RESOURCES

There are things that we can do collectively that have an outsize impact on the rate of the COVID-19's spread. The CDC has the definitive guide on what you can to do protect yourself, your family and the people around you.

SEE THE LIST OF CHANGES

#4:
DRUG STORES OFFERING PRESCRIPTION DRUG DELIVERY OPTIONS

There are things that we can do collectively that have an outsize impact on the rate of the COVID-19's spread. The CDC has the definitive guide on what you can to do protect yourself, your family and the people around you.

LIST OF DRUG STORES
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#5:
COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF RESOURCES

There are things that we can do collectively that have an outsize impact on the rate of the COVID-19's spread. The CDC has the definitive guide on what you can to do protect yourself, your family and the people around you.

LIST OF RESOURCES

HOW YOU CAN HELP

#1:
BE RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS AND NEIGHBORS

There are things that we can do collectively that have an outsize impact on the rate of the COVID-19's spread. The CDC has the definitive guide on what you can to do protect yourself, your family and the people around you.

STEPS YOU CAN TAKE

#2:
CONTINUE SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES

Buying gift cards from your favorite local businesses helps them maintain cash flow, keep their employees paid and stay in business. Many local restaurants are also offering curbside pickup or porch dropoff to enable you to eat your favorite yummies while remaining cautious. Here's a great article about the importance of local businesses.
The link will take you to a list of local businesses that have requested help

BUSINESSES REQUESTING HELP

#3:
DONATE TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT DISTRIBUTE AID

A number of local organizations are accepting donations of money to help deploy aid quickly to the people who need it most.
The link below will take you to a list of organizations that are distributing aid

DONATE MONEY

#4:
VOLUNTEER

Organizations need humanpower to deal with the increased demand in help being requested.

VOLUNTEER

#5:
REACH OUT TO YOUR IMMEDIATE NEIGHBORS

Collect contact info and assess what folks have and what folks need; provide backup for neighbors in need of help for groceries etc.

NEIGHBORHOOD POD SUPPORT

#6:
BUY YOUR FOOD FROM LOCAL FARMS

Many local farms are offering online sales and delivery! Support them and chill in the comfort of your own home while still getting your food!

FARMS YOU CAN BUY FROM

#7:
GIVE BLOOD

"Severe Blood Shortage, Donors Urgently Needed Right Now
Eligible and healthy donors are strongly urged to make an appointment to provide lifesaving blood products to patients. Please give now."

SIGN UP TO GIVE BLOOD

#8:
HELP LOW-INCOME OLDER ADULTS

A Helping Hand is running a food drive for low-income older adults in Durham and Orange Counties.

DONATE

#5:
REACH OUT TO YOUR IMMEDIATE NEIGHBORS

Collect contact info and assess what folks have and what folks need; provide backup for neighbors in need of help for groceries etc.

NEIGHBORHOOD POD SUPPORT

#9:
FOLD @HOME

If you have a powerful computer or gaming machine at home, you can put it to use for more than just gaming with Folding @Home to help find a cure for COVID-19.

FOLD @ HOME

#7:
GIVE BLOOD

"Severe Blood Shortage, Donors Urgently Needed Right Now
Eligible and healthy donors are strongly urged to make an appointment to provide lifesaving blood products to patients. Please give now."

SIGN UP TO DONATE

#5:
REACH OUT TO YOUR IMMEDIATE NEIGHBORS

Collect contact info and assess what folks have and what folks need; provide backup for neighbors in need of help for groceries etc.

NEIGHBORHOOD POD SUPPORT

#6:
FOLD @HOME

If you have a powerful computer or gaming machine at home, you can put it to use for more than just gaming with Folding @Home to help find a cure for COVID-19.

FOLD @ HOME

ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

These are resources for people who need help.

BARTENDER EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Grant assistance from the USBG National Charity Foundation

GET INFO

UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

If you are unemployed due to COVID-19, contact NC Department of Commerce, Employment Security for guidance and assistance.

NC DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

FOOD PANTRY DIRECTORY

These local resources can help provide food in your time of need.

FOOD PANTRY DIRECTORY

RELIEF FOR RESTAURANT WORKERS

If you're a restaurant worker and need some assistance, Ashley Christensen has started the Triangle Restaurant Workers Relief Fund. Click on the link below to apply for assistance.

APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

RESOURCES FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) has created this hub to support domestic workers with trusted information and resources. Portions of the site are also in Spanish.

LINK TO  NDWA WEBSITE

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

This is a tremendously stressful time, and this spreadsheet lists resources to help you navigate this trying time. If you are having a really hard time, please, please seek professional help.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

HELP WITH YOUR BILLS

This virus has caused, and is continuing to cause a lot of financial hardship for many people. Here's a list of resources from USA.gov for help with your medical and phone bills and other expenses.

USA.gov BILLS RESOURCE

RAPID RECOVERY LOAN PROGRAM

The Golden LEAF Foundation is providing loans to small businesses suffering economic losses related to the coronavirus.

GOLDEN LEAF INFO

RELIEF FOR RESTAURANT WORKERS

If you're a restaurant worker and need some assistance, Ashley Christensen has started the Triangle Restaurant Workers Relief Fund. Click on the link below to apply for assistance.

APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

RESOURCES FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) has created this hub to support domestic workers with trusted information and resources. Portions of the site are also in Spanish.

LINK TO  NDWA WEBSITE

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

This is a tremendously stressful time, and this spreadsheet lists resources to help you navigate this trying time. If you are having a really hard time, please, please seek professional help.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION

These are the sources of the most accurate and pertinent information on the coronavirus.

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

The OG of information about diseases in the United States. When in doubt, listen to what they say.

CDC CORONAVIRUS INFO

NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (NCDHHS)

Updates on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response in North Carolina.

NCDHHS CORONAVIRUS INFO

DURHAM COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Local information about the coronavirus

DURHAM COUNTY CORONAVIRUS INFO

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES AND PARENTS

LIST OF SUPPORT RESOURCES FROM DUKE FAMILY CONNECTS INTERNATIONAL

Comprehensive list of resources that include family fun at home, breastfeeding support, support for fathers, relationships & adjustment and health, safety and development of children

DUKE FCI RESOURCES

Covid Childcare
Co-op Creator

The CCCC is a simple tool that allows groups of parents and other caregivers to automatically generate a fairly distributed cooperative childcare schedule given each adult’s availability. With schools shutting down indefinitely and extending few or no resources to caregivers, childcare co-ops balance resource constraints ($$$ and time) with the need to limit our gatherings.

CHILDCARE CO-OP CREATOR

Amazing List of Educational Resources

Someone put together a gigantic list of educational resources.

LIST OF EDU RESOURCES

150+ Enrichment Activities

A list of things your kids can do so that they don't drive you up the wall 10 minutes after they wake up (and inevitably wake *you* up.)

150+ ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR KIDS

150+ Enrichment Activities

A list of things your kids can do so that they don't drive you up the wall 10 minutes after they wake up (and inevitably wake *you* up.)

150+ ACTIVITIES FOR YOUR KIDS

WALL OF AWESOME HUMANS! (WOAH!)

These are our local superheroes - the people who've stepped up to help because they believe it's the right thing to do. I want to recognize them and their contributions

Durham Distillery

Durham Distillery was creative and generous in stepping up to help their fellow local businesses.

This awesome story

Durham Water

Durham's Water Department suspended the disconnection of residential water services for nonpayment

This awesome story

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