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Community Updates

Volunteer Opportunity in South Park!

posted 4 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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South Park Senior Center is looking for volunteers to help us prepare, package and deliver meals to seniors and disabled adults in South King County Come Join Us!

During the Covid-19 pandemic response SPSC is closed to the public but we continue to serve our senior citizens, disabled adults and…

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Emergency Food Boxes

posted 6 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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The following information has been provided by United Way:

United Way of King County, Food Lifeline, the City of Seattle, and Metro Access are excited to begin offering home delivery of emergency food boxes across Seattle, North King County, and East King County during COVID-19. This resource is available to anyone who: 

Lives in Seattle, North King County, or East King County Is unable to access their local food…

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Free Potatoes on May 20th!

posted 6 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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Wednesday, 5/20/20, at 2 PM there will be a big Potato-Give-Away!    1,000 pounds of potatoes & onions are arriving in the West Seattle Junction:  at the Eagles' parking lot right next to the West Seattle post office--on California Ave SW between Oregon & Genesee.  You are invited to come get potatoes...&/or to help give them…

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Student Lunch Deliveries

posted 6 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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The Kandelia organization needs 100 paper shopping bags each week to make student lunch deliveries as part of the World School Program.  Please see kandelia.org for more information.

Anyone who would like to contribute can reach out to Kandelia directly. Thank you!

First 24 hour period with no deaths in King County from Covid`19 since the lockdown

posted 6 months ago by ptavel from West Seattle Support
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Just a piece of good news that we had our first 24 hour period without a registered death that was linked to Covid-19. This is a great sign that our safety measures have been working and that we are headed in the right direction!

As of May 18th, PEOPLE GOING OUT ARE DIRECTED TO WEAR MASKS!!!

posted 6 months ago by ptavel from West Seattle Support
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King County has directed people to start wearing masks in most places you can go (here is the link, please read):

https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/care/masks.aspx

www.kingcounty.gov/masks is also a resource to get information.

Wearing a mask in public, especially if you are going to end up indoors, with other people, is a necessity…

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Any Groups Needing Help

posted 6 months ago by ptavel from West Seattle Support
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If you have a group in need of volunteers and extra help doing food deliveries, check-ins on vulnerable folks, sewing, packing, etc. Please reach out to us and give us a sense of what you need and how many people you are looking for and we will help as much…

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City of Seattle COVID-19 Program and Services Update: April 10, 2020

posted 8 months ago by sarahrodermund from Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank
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The City of Seattle has been updating information and links for residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The following was posted as an update on Friday, April 10, 2020 for the week of April 3-9, 2020.

News

City of Seattle to Continue Expansion of Hygiene Services for People Experiencing Homelessness…

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United Way of King County Rental Assistance Program Closed

posted 8 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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UPDATE: We have been informed that the program has closed.

If your household has lost income due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for rental assistance. This new program will help King County residents who are late on their rent, have experienced a significant reduction in wages as a result…

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Help Our Youth With Their School Work!

posted 8 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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A tutoring program in West Seattle has posted this request. If you can help out with equipment, please post in the donations section of this site. Thank you!!

"Seeking computers and/or tablets for at least 4 families attending the Youth Tutoring Program @ High Point, to borrow or keep, for…

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An update from West Seattle Support

posted 8 months ago by ptavel from West Seattle Support
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Hello everyone! We are still managing to get through the lockdown and the Pandemic here in West Seattle. We continue to do pretty well with social distancing and following the stay at home order as a community. We know that the isolation and the disruption to normal life is difficult,…

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Mental Health Wellness Tips

posted 8 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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Here is a list of wellness tips suggested by Dr. Margie Donlon, Board Certified Physiatrist. West Seattle Supports offers this information for your consideration. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list, nor will any particular tip work for everyone. Please consult with a mental health professional if you feel overwhelmed

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Latex Gloves Needed

posted 8 months ago by BrendanKolding from West Seattle Support
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Southwest Youth and Family Services is in urgent need of latex gloves (all sizes) for their volunteers to wear while serving lunches. Please post on the donations page if you can assist. Any and all donations will be greatly appreciated!

Mental Health Resources

posted 8 months ago by ptavel from West Seattle Support
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These are very uncertain times. If you are feeling elevated levels of anxiety and depression, you are not alone. The following is a list of emergency contact resources that are equipped to deal with mental health crisis situations.

If you or a loved one are in crisis or need immediate

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What the West Seattle Food Bank needs

posted 8 months ago by ptavel from West Seattle Support
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Many have asked how they can help neighbors in the midst of all this. The West Seattle Blog sent that question to the West Seattle Food Bank, for starters. Here’s how executive director Fran Yeatts replied, with an update on ther operations as well as what you can do to…

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Emergency Information

Emergency: 911

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

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

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

Washington Unemployment Benefits: https://esd.wa.gov/unemployment

West Seattle Chamber of Commerce Resources and Info. on COVID-19: https://www.wschamber.com/2020/03/19/55417/

West Seattle Junction Updates: http://wsjunction.org/blog/

West Seattle Blog Coronavirus Updates: https://westseattleblog.com/category/coronavirus/

West Seattle Herald News: https://www.westsideseattle.com/west-seattle-herald/news

West Seattle restaurants offering delivery and to-go orders: https://www.westsideseattle.com/

West Seattle Food Bank: https://westseattlefoodbank.org/

White Center Food Bank: https://www.whitecenterfoodbank.org/

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