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CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (10/19 edition)

COVID-19 Bringing Many New Faces to Community Action: “Just the Tip of the Iceberg” – Website Revamped to Focus on COVID-19 Relief Services – Donated Desks Deliver Positive Messages for Low-Income Students – Drive-Up Events for Utility Bill, Rental Assistance & More – Food2Door for Seniors: Monthly Deliveries of 70 lb. Food Boxes

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (8/19 edition)

Community Action Head Start Video Learning Libraries – Text Line as Great Way to Keep Up with CAA Info & Resources – Different Forms of Support to Help Local Schools – Safe Parking Program: Safe Harbor & Access to Services for the Homeless – Working with Restaurants to Provide Nutritious Meals & Help Local Economy

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (6/9 edition)

CAAs: “Boot on the Ground” for $25M Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program – COVID-19 Response to Ending Homelessness: “Time to Make this New Reality Permanent” – Mobile Internet Access to Help with Job Search – Life during the Pandemic: Newspaper Photo Essay on CAA Executive Director – CAO Supports PBS Learn at Home for Pre-K to 12th Grade

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/12 edition)

CARES Relief & Recovery Services {Wayne Metro CAA web page & flyer) – $90K Raised through 55 Hour fundraising Drive – 24 Hours of Gratitude = 24 Quotes from CAA Staff – NLIHC Funding to VT CAAs plus Resources on COVID-19 & Housing/Homelessness – CACLV’s COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (5/4 edition)

NPR Highlights Community Action’s Changing Terrain with COVID-19 – Maine CAAs Chosen by Governor to Run $5M COVID-19 Rent Relief Program – KY State Association to Distribute $2M+ from Kentucky COVID-19 Fund – CAA Creates COVID-19 Express Business Loan Fund – Partnership with Delivery Service Using Volunteer Drivers – Masks for the Masses Using Volunteers & Donated Material

CAAs Taking ACTION in Response to COVID-19 (4/21 edition)

Service Delivery Using Drive-Through Access & Enclosed Office Suites – Telephone Appointments to Help Fill Out the 2020 Census – Financial Fitness Events using Facebook Live – Drop-In Center Continues Services to the Homeless – Three Types of Support for Food & Nutrition