5.1.20 How You Can Help
We may not be able to go out into the world just yet, but we can help make it a little brighter for those in need. Please consider donating to the organizations below and give each other a little hope in these trying times.
Fuel the fight Bucks County is partnering with struggling local restaurants to purchase meals for local hospitals and our brave front line workers.
Bucks County Opportunity Council is holding two more food drives on May 6th and May 20th. Check their flyer for more information https://www.bcoc.org/assets/COVID-Food-Drive-May-6-and-20-_2.pdf. If you are in need, check out their food distribution locations and times here https://www.bcoc.org/assets/Programs/Food-Documents/Recipes-New-Format/Fresh-Connect-Bucks-County-Flyer.pdf
Christian Life Center is asking for food donations to be dropped off Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. Click the link below for information on specific foods needed. If you are in need, visit their food distribution on Sunday, May 3rd from 1-3pm. https://www.facebook.com/clcbensalem/photos/a.222282461142545/2836588056378626/?type=3&theater
There are also multiple programs for those who are in need of assistance
NAMI is running free virtually support groups for people living with mental health conditions, struggling with self-injury or suicide ideation, families, parents, youth, those with dual diagnoses, and for the LGBTQ+ community.
Family Services is still operating, mostly virtually, seeing clients and accepting new referrals. The food and diaper pantry are still operating Monday-Wednesday from 9am-4pm by appointment and Thursday-Friday from 9am-4pm for walk-ins and appointments
No Longer Bound has an emergency food pantry open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30am-12:30pm for food pick up.
If you are planning on visiting the newly reopened farmers markets in Doylestown, Yardley or Wrightstown, please remember the social distancing restrictions in place. Customers will be required to wear masks, maintain social distancing protocols and bring your own hand sanitizer. You can also pre-order from most vendors.
Once again, thank you for all you are doing to stay healthy and keep our community safe. We will get through this together