Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter is seeking Virtual Community Educators, Promotores to the Hispanic/Latinx community, and Faith Outreach Representatives within their congregations and communities. Please visit the online community at volunteer.alz.org to learn more about available volunteer opportunities and training.
Bharatiya Temple. Volunteers from Bharatiya Temple have built a platform, nohelptoobig.org, allowing people who need help such as food, medicine, masks, grocery delivery, etc. to request it online. People who want to help can also register at the site to support requests. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bucks County Code Blue Shelters. Volunteers needed for Bucks County Code Blue Shelters! “Because a warm bed and warm heart can change everything.” Learn more and volunteer!
Choice Hotels will make reservations for individuals who are presumptive positive or positive for COVID-19. Beth Busch from Choice Hotels has kindly provided the list of all affiliated hotels in Pennsylvania with a column by County. Find this list here. Beth has also offered to serve as a liaison to any state or county facility that needs to make reservations for sheltering of COVID-19 positive/presumed positive individuals. Beth Busch, 856.287.4419 (cell), email@example.com Thank you, Beth!
ClearProtex CPE System. Thanks to Music Therapy Associates, LLC for sharing this mask-alternative resource with the community. Music Therapy Associates has found this option to be a great benefit to their therapists, clients, and staff to allow for easier communication, breathing and comfort.
Comcast announced 12/7/20 that it will extend its commitments to help people connect to the Internet during the COVID-19 pandemic with free Internet service for the first 60 days for new Internet Essentials customers, and free access to more than 1.5 million public Xfinity WiFi hotspots, through June 30, 2021. Learn more about Internet Essentials. Learn more about Lift Zones, a partnership with nonprofits seeking to provide safe spaces for low-income students to participate in distance learning, remote working, and after-school care.
Immanuel Church, Code Blue Shelter. Volunteers are needed! Please review this form that shares open spots. For more information, you can head to the Code Blue Lansdale Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/codebluetlc or call Mark Lanan at 215-272-4979 for more specific details.
Miller-Keystone Blood Center has nearly exhausted its supply of Convalescent Plasma, the antibody-rich plasma used to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients, and urges those recovering from the novel virus to donate their Convalescent Plasma to help others. To ensure our local community, family and friends have access to Convalescent Plasma we need recovered COVID-19 patients to donate as soon as they are eligible to do so. Persons may be eligible to give Convalescent Plasma if they have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus and have been symptom free 14 days or longer. Learn more and complete the donation form here. Thank you to the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce for sharing!
Update: In addition to the above, the Miller-Keystone Blood Center is collecting whole blood from all donors. Double Red Cell donations are needed from O+, O-, A-, and B- donors. Learn more here.
One House at a Time. If you know of a family in need of a bed for a child(dren), please contact the Beds for Kids Program Referral Coordinator, Fiona Kyck. OHAAT’s mission is to help families establish (or reestablish) self-sufficient lives by providing them with the necessities of a functional home environment, with a current focus on ending child bedlessness in Greater Philadelphia. Volunteers welcome! Learn more.
Provost Displays sells PPE and social distancing dividers, including moveable, plexiglass walls. Thanks to Laurel House for sharing this resource!
RSVP is looking for volunteers! Their newest innovative pilot program is looking for volunteers who can provide online training for older adults to learn to use email, the internet, Zoom, and social media so they can connect with friends and family and ease the feeling of isolation. Volunteers should be comfortable using computers, apps, the internet and mobile devices. To volunteer, approximately 3 hours per week and a computer with a camera and microphone will be needed. A library of online technology training courses are provided. Apply to be a volunteer trainer. To learn more about becoming a volunteer, contact Kathy Stocker 610-834-1040 x.129.
Do you have an interesting career? RSVP is in the process of creating a library of career presentations that teachers can access to provide their students with inspiration and hope. If you have a career in any of the STEM fields, the arts or trades, RSVP would love to create a zoom recording of your journey. Please contact Janet Murphy to learn more.
Talking Points is an education technology nonprofit with a mission to drive student success by using accessible technology to communicate with families in home languages. The multilingual technology platform connects families and teachers by using human and AI-powered, two-way translated communication and personalized content. This unique approach eliminates barriers including language, time, mindsets, and capacity to foster strong family engagement in development of students’ academic success.
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Visit the Volunteer Portal to share and sign up for agency volunteer opportunities.