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Welcome to the Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support website. We focus on the neighborhood near Homer Harris Park at 24th Avenue and East Howell Street in Seattle. All information you provide is private.

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Homer Harris COVID-19 Support Work Winding Down

posted 26 days ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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As we slowly recover from the pandemic and are beginning to see a glimmer of returning to something like the before times, this Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 neighbor-to neighbor support effort is winding down. We are grateful to have heard from the many folks who reached out with their requests…

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COVID relief grants for families with children

posted 2 months ago by Karlew from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Abundance of Hope is providing financial assistance and essential items to families with children. Families in King and Pierce County are eligible for up to $2,000 of financial assistance.

More information and a simple, initial application can be found here:

www.abundanceofhopecenter.org

YMCA - Rent Help for Young Adults

posted 3 months ago by Karlew from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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The YMCA is offering rent help for young adults. Apply if you meet ALL criteria:

  • Currently 18-24 years old
  • Household resides in King County (a household is any group of people wanting to maintains housing together)
  • Income at or below 80% area median income over the past 60 days
  • Behind…
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January Volunteer Opportunities

posted 4 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Even as vaccinations provide light at the end of the long tunnel of pandemic, our neighbors' needs continue. Here are our listings for Volunteer Opportunities in January 2021.

Thanks for all you do.

The Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support Team

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Kandelia needs paper grocery bags for student meals…

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Byrd Barr Place Volunteer Opportunity. Grocery Rescue!

posted 5 months ago by Brianbyrdbarr from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Hi there Homer Harris Hub volunteers!

Byrd Barr Food Bank needs two people to help out with grocery rescue at PCC on Tuesdays at 9am. The job usually takes 60-90 minutes and one of you will need a valid driver's license and be comfortable with driving a sprinter van (it's…

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Update: Volunteer Opportunities as of October 7, 2020

posted 7 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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October is bringing plenty of opportunities to help neighbors as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Please consider offering your time and effort to the organizations listed below.

Backpack Brigade needs volunteers OCTOBER 13 AND 15 to respond to Seattle Public Schools increased needs at recently opened additional meal sites.

    • Tuesday,…
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Update: Volunteer Opportunities as of September 10, 2020

posted 8 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Here's our updated list of volunteer opportunties.

Byrd Barr Food Bank, 722 18th Avenue needs volunteers for these weekly shifts:

  • Tuesday 11am-1pm
  • Wednesday 12pm-2pm
  • Wednesday 2pm-4pm
  • Thursday 9am-11am
  • Thursday 11am-1pm

Food Bank Coordinator Brian Yeager says: "These are client-facing shifts. They are fun!!" For more information or to sign…

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King County Food Bank Home Delivery Ordering Form

posted 9 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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United Way of King County is offering weekly food box home delivery in partnership with select King County food banks and DoorDash. Please fill out this form to request a weekly, reoccurring food box order.

We will be in contact on a weekly basis to confirm food box deliveries and…

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Maps to Find Food Banks, Farms, and Takeout

posted 9 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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The Seattle Mayor's website has online information and maps here that show locations of farms and farmers markets where you can purchase fresh produce, food banks in the Seattle area, small businesses open for takeout, and sources of food support for younger and older people.

Why I Volunteer

posted 10 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Many thanks to our volunteer Jim Lasersohn for writing this post and for the great work he does!

When the COVID-19 crisis started, I was on a sabbatical type of leave from work. The plan during this time included some local and foreign travel as well as serving as the…

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Instructions for how to sew face masks

posted 10 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Coordinating group member Shelley McIntyre has written up her instructions for sewing face masks for kids and adults, posted here. Thank you, Shelley!

42 Masks Made by our Volunteers for SeattleYMCA

posted 12 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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From Becca Piel, SeattleYMCA: "I just wanted to reach out to you and thank your team of crafters for the masks! This morning, I delivered these items to various Seattle Housing Sites. The YMCA and United Way are currently teamed up to deliver meals to various homes throughout Seattle. The…

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Why We Volunteer

posted 12 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Many thanks to neighbors Mithra and Ram who recently let us know why they volunteer.

"Since the virus outbreak began, we have been lucky to be healthy and gainfully employed. However, we are very aware that is not true for many others and so we wanted to give back in some…

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Heartfelt Thanks from a Neighbor

posted about 1 year ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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From a neighbor who requested and received cloth face masks from one of our volunteers: “Yes, I did get the masks, and have been able to go outside! Feel the breeze on my skin, hear the birds sing, see the flowers and move my body. Such a huge gift. My…

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Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support News: We Are Launched!

posted about 1 year ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support jumped into action last week. Volunteers picked up school lunches from Seattle's Meany Middle School and delivered them to families unable to get to Meany. We are planning to expand this program because we know there are other families in need of this kind of…

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Emergency Information

LINKS TO LOCAL, COUNTY, AND STATE COVID-19 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Emergency Mental Health Services.
King County 24-hour crisis line 866.427.4747

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund Emergency relief fund by and for immigrants
En espanol
Your information is protected.
1-844-724-3737

Office of the Mayor of Seattle: COVID-19 Resources for Community www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19

Help with Rent for King County Residents www.uwkc.org/renthelp/

YMCA Rental Assistance for Young Adults 18 to 24 www.seattleymca.org/blog/

Mortgage Assistance for Washington Residents dfi.wa.gov/homeownership/covid-19-mortgage-assistance-washington-residents

Washington Unemployment Benefits esd.wa.gov/unemployment

Seguro por desempleo en Washington State esd.wa.gov/esp

Child Care Resources www.childcare.org/what-we-do/

Seattle & King County Public Health www.kingcounty.gov/covid

Washington State Rumor Control COVID-19

Washington Department of Health www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus

SeattleYMCA Community Resources (Including child care)

COVID-19 Seattle Mutual Aid Solidarity Network Facebook page

Financial Resources for Washington Residents Impacted by COVID-19 dfi.wa.gov/coronavirus-financial-resources

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