Stuck at home? Unemployed or suffering extremely reduced hours at work due to the Corona Virus? Below is a list of organizations that are providing some financial relief. We can get by with a little help from our friends!
Meals on Wheels: Delivers prepared food to seniors all across the country. This is especially important in the pandemic, as seniors are at high risk, and limiting their need to go to the grocery store by delivering these meals is a critical service.
No Kid Hungry: Makes sure that children get the food they need, especially since schools are closed across the country. Their service is especially important as families who lose their jobs need to keep their kids fed.
Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund: Provides direct financial support to restaurant workers who are out of work or have reduced hours because of the pandemic. They are also supporting local workers’ community organizations and providing loans to restaurants to re-open when it is safe.
National Domestic Workers Alliance: Gives financial support to in-home care workers, nannies, and house cleaners who have to stay home and not work to reduce the spread of the virus.
One Fair Wage Emergency Fund: Gives funds directly to service workers affected by the pandemic, including restaurant, salon, airport, rideshare, and gig economy workers who find themselves out of work or without customers.
Area Food Pantries: Enter your zip code for the closest source. Also available through this site, The Community Feed is open to individuals in need of food assistance, including TCC students with a valid student ID and SIS number.
Virginia Rent Relief Program (RRP): is designed to support and ensure housing stability across the commonwealth during the coronavirus pandemic. Depending on the availability of funds and household needs, the RRP may provide financial assistance for eligible households’ rent payments.
Eligibility for Rent Relief: Depending on the availability of funds and household needs, the RRP may provide financial assistance for eligible households’ rent payments.
Resources for Renters: If you’re having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. Fortunately, federal, state, and local governments are taking action to offer relief.