http://CoronaAid757.com – They will deliver to vulnerable individuals. They are putting together a food pantry in Norfolk – serve both Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Seeking additional donations and volunteers. Will accept both food and monetary donations.
United Way Coronavirus Assistance Hotline: (757) 858-7777Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia: currently no distribution site in VB but this may change in the coming weeks. https://foodbankonline.org/covid-19/
For individuals over age 60, Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia provided this information:
- Meals on wheels has a 1-3 month waiting list
- Any senior over the age of 60 who can’t get out to get food can connect with an options counselor by calling: (757) 461-9481 option 6 to have their name placed on the Emergency Meal program list.
- The website also mentions socialization through phone contact calls and wellness checks.
Hampton Roads Free Meals for Kids program: Links to restaurants that provide meals for kids
Urban League of Hampton Roads (757) 627-0864 – https://www.ulhr.org/ Will accept referrals for those needing loan modifications, housing issues, workforce development. For food they refer to United Way number above
Mercy Chefs- Are you struggling to provide nutritious meals on a budget: https://mercychefs.com/blog/ The meals look delicious!
Choose from four weeks of dinner recipes to keep your weekly dinner budget at $1.40 per serving . Our professional chefs have applied their knowledge and skills to prepare four-serving recipes that are kid-friendly and nutritious on this strict budget.
The Department of Human Services will begin operating under modified conditions on Monday, March 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our buildings will be closed to the public, however the Department will continue to serve the needs of our community.
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Please stay safe!