COVID-19 demonstrates just how important a caring community is. If you are looking for ways to support the community or if you need support yourself, here is a list of resources. If we have missed a resource, please let us know by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support C’ville (a clearinghouse for ways to donate time and money and to get help): https://www.supportcville.com/?fbclid=IwAR3i-eOq5O2bMW50ZfY66Qab5DQZ158gBCZbQ-VvKj1ZdKTC4ArWMWaS4EA
Mutual Aid Infrastructure (A Facebook group where ways to help and get help are posted):
Congregate (mini grants up to $200 for families in; if you donate, donations are matched until 3/20):
Foster application for SPCA (with fewer volunteers, the SPCA is working to get dogs and cats into foster families):
Charlottesville City Schools will hand out breakfast and lunch bags at 11 sites from 10 a.m. to noon weekdays to children 18 and younger, a free service that will continue throughout the closure. Parents don’t need to be present for their child to receive a bag. Information about the sites and meals is available at charlottesvilleschools.org/food.
The Albemarle County school division will distribute meals from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays in the parking lots of six schools: Albemarle, Monticello and Western Albemarle High schools; Sutherland and Walton Middle schools; and Woodbrook Elementary School. More information is available at