Covid Resources

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Below are mostly Seattle specific resources pulled from other places.

Food and Grocery Items

Friday, March 13th WA-Bloc is providing Free Hot Lunch at Rainier Beach Community Center Plaza and every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30-1pm as school remains closed

– Free Community Breakfast Starting Friday, March 13th then continuing Mon-Fri 8am-10am @ Resistencia coffee 1249 S Cloverdale St Seattle, WA 98108

Seattle Public Schools – School Sites for Student Lunch Support. Starting March 16th. 

– There is a grassroots mutual aid movement called  #covid19mutualaid who has created forms for requesting aid and volunteering serves, below are the links!

– Another org in Tacoma doing awesome mutual aid work is TMAC (tacoma mutual aid collective), here is their grocery delivery sign up if you need deliveries in Tacoma

Portland-area COVID-19 “Offer Support” Volunteer Form

– Eastside & South Seattle Mutual Aid:

Request Support Form:  tinyurl.com/eastsidemutualaid

Offer Support/ Volunteer Form: https://tinyurl.com/mutualaidvolunteer

Eastside & South Seattle Mutual Aid Gofundme page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-eastside-survival-fund

FB group: www.facebook.com/groups/555635161739149/

– Snohomish County:

covid19mutualaidsnoco@gmail.com.

FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142262693785689/

– Skagit County mutual aid request form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScziPY-6hzgFPCVUcMBbNMTWe19ROTqPdxjA7rdL2CHLxZ8rg/viewform

– Family Resources for COVID-19 Related School Closures

SPS School Meal Maps 

Seattle Area Food Resources Map

Feed Rainier Beach Volunteer Form 

– Occidental Square Free Hot Food Every Sunday @ 4:30pm

– The Station on Beacon Hill Food Drop off and pick up everyday

– Northwest Harvest Community Market Sodo Free Meals for anyone

#Frelardtamales Free food Tuesday-Friday March 17-20th

Shelter

– Get help with tenant organizing with Seattle Solidarity Network (Seasol) rentrelief.net or Puget Sound Tenants Union

– Call for a Rent Strike

City of Seattle Emergency Temporary Moratorium on Residential Evictions (March 14)

FAQs for COVID-19 Temporary Moratorium on Residential Evictions

– Washington Tenants Union

– Tell Mayor Durkan: Do Not Evict Northlake Tiny House Village! Protect Homeless Neighbors during the Coronavirus crisis!

– Tell Mayor Durkan: Ban Evictions and Foreclosures During Coronavirus crisis!

Governor Jay Inslee: Suspend Rent and Mortgage Payments During the Coronavirus Crisis

Stop King County’s White Center Coronavirus Facility

Make a phone call to demand for adequate health care for folks detained in the NWDC and to #ShutDownNWDC!Tacoma and WA State officials should not forget people caged in #NWDC and conduct inquiries and inspections of the infamous facility during this difficult time when we all are under the threat of #coronavirus #ICE must release immediately those that have underlying illnesses, pregnant people, anyone over 60 years old and then everyone else under their custody. While this happens there should be a moratorium on transfers.#ShutdownNWDC #AbolishICE #Closethecamps

Call on Whatcom County Governments to Act on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Evictions are Death

Take Housing for Your Community

 

Financial

Families of Jackie Vaughn Student Quarantine 

Special Enrollment Period in Response to Growing Coronavirus Outbreak WA state

Seattle Public Utilities(SPU) and Seattle City Light(SCL) are planning to offer immediate Utility Discount aid for customers financially impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Survival Fund for the People 

COVID-19 Response Fund 

Donate to Chronic Illness Leadership COVID19 Mutual Aid Network 

If you are losing significant hours in the state of WA without paid time leave file claim for partial unemployment 

For workers and businesses affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Independent Artist for Hire Directory

Seattle Community Relief During Coronavirus

Seattle Restaurant Workers Rent Fund 

COVID-19 Relief Fund for LGBTQI+ BIPOC Folks

Financial Resources for Residents Impacted by COVID-19

Covid-19 Federal Aid Package for Events Industry

City of Seattle utility bill delayed payment options and discount your bill program

COVID19 Queer and Trans Relief form 

Collection of WA grassroots mutual aid & relief efforts

Up to $10K grant to small businesses impacted

SJF COVID-19 Rapid Response: Up to 3k for projects and collective community responses prioritizing basic needs and for orgs that have received previous SJF Funding.

Free Internet for Seattle Students

King County Community Response Fund

Bartender Relief Fund

United Way Rent Assistance

Social

– Get to know your neighbors and check in on them, resource share!

– Facetime

– Join Facebook groups– Look at the Buy Nothing Groups in your neighborhood. Many groups in Seattle are being used to offer services to community members in the area

– Follow #COVID-19 Mutual Aid on Facebook and Instagram

– Join a community zoom group specific to your region/ experience:

– Create a pod map for yourself to see who you can rely on and who can rely on you

Independent Artist Directory

The Quarantine Sessions, Live Music

Self-care Tips if you become sick with COVID-19 from an activist nurse

Education resources for kids while schools closed 

Somatic Healing Space 

Independent Artist COVID-19 Impact Documentation

 

Safety / Harm Reduction

COVID-19 Guidance for People Who use Drugs and Harm Reduction Programs

Syringe services and hard redux workers 

The Justice Collective: National Demands to Support Incarcerated Loved Ones

API Chaya’s Resources for Survivors

FREE Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Mild COVID-19 Symptoms

Drive through testing if you were given doctors orders in Western Washington

Homeless American Indian and Alaskan Native Webinar March 20th 11am pacific 

 

Community Resource Library

Podcasts

– Healing Justice Podcast- Coronavirus: Wisdom from a Social Justice Lens

– Activist Class- Coronavirus COVID 19 Shuts Down Seattle 

– Movement Memos- What to Do When the World is on Fire

 

Info Sheets and Other Collections of Resources

Information on The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)- many different languages 

NW Folk Life list of resources for the Pacific NW

National list of resources for undocumented folks

Articles

– Transformative Spaces: Demands from Grassroots Organizers Concerning COVID-19

Preparing for Coronavirus to Strike the U.S.

Half Assed Disabled Prepper Tips for Preparing for a Coronavirus Quarantine

Facing COVID-19 With Community Instead of Fear

$2M fund started to help gig workers, vulnerable populations affected by coronavirus in Seattle area

Open Letter to WA State Political Leaders

To Arrest the Spread of Coronavirus, Arrest Fewer People 

How to Have Sex in the COVID-19 Pandemic 

To contain coronavirus, release people in prison

– Radical Health Care Reading list

Autonomous Groups Are Mobilizing Mutual Aid Initiatives to Combat the Coronavirus 

Surviving the Virus: An Anarchist Guide

30 ways to act in solidarity with marginalized people

Democracy Now! Solidarity Not Charity: Mutual Aid & How to Organize in the Age of Coronavirus

 

Videos

Immigrants in WA Detention Center Demand Protection from Coronavirus, Not Posters in English

Join Emergency Call: COVID-19 and the Criminal Legal System Webinar Mar 13, 2020 03:30 PM 

Nurses on the Frontlines of Coronavirus Pandemic Demand More Protection & Medicare for All

12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video)