Danville Public Schools Expands Meal Program by Including Dinner, Adding New Distribution Sites

Danville Public Schools expanded the Meal Program to include dinner and add six new distribution sites. Until further notice, the school district says breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following locations: Cardinal Village Apartments – 651 Cardinal Place Pleasant View Apartments – 101 Pleasant View Avenue Purdum Woods Apartments – 1575 Richmond Boulevard Woodside Village Apartments – 1321 Piney Forest Road Cedar…

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City of Danville CARES Utility Assistance

This fund will pay fifty (50) percent of delinquent utility bills for individuals affected by COVID-19 (Affected includes: loss of job, work hours decreased, had to stay home to take care of child due to daycare or schools being closed or unable to work or apply for work due to positive  COVID-19 test). Please refer them to Katina Davis @ ext. 3656, Imani Reeves @ ext. 3665 or Evalyn Faulkner @ ext. 3670. Deborah…

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

This fund continues to assist families with children twelve (12) or under, disabled individuals aged sixty (60) or older. This fund can only assist one (1) time. Please direct them to Shannett Lipscomb @ ext. 2522, Imani Reeves @ ext. 3665 or Evalyn Faulkner @ ext. 3670.

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Community Foundation Housing Grant:

This fund is used to assist individuals/families that are homeless or in imminent danger of becoming homeless. Funds are used to assist with delinquent rent, delinquent utility deposits, rent deposits and occasional motel stays. Please direct them to Katina @ 3656, Imani @ ext. 3665, or Evalyn @ ext. 3670. Tess Moss is managing this program with Deborah Fitzgerald as the back-up.

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Free Public Wifi in Danville, VA

Danville has four facilities with FREE PUBLIC WIFI with no password and no time or usage limits. Bigs and Littles can utilize the facilities to connect virtually. For more info, visit https://www.danvilleva.gov/669/nDanville-Hot-Parks

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Severe Thunderstorm Safety

The best defense against thunderstorms is to stay inside a sturdy building or shelter that can protect you from deadly lightning, large hail, damaging winds, flooding rain, and tornadoes Once in a shelter, stay away from windows and avoid electrical equipment and plumbing Remember to bring pets inside Postpone outdoor activities until the storms have passed If caught outside, take shelter in a sturdy enclosed building or hard top automobile immediately. Avoid open spaces,…

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Danville CARES Rent/Mortgage Assistance

This fund will assist with delinquent mortgage and/or rent for individuals affected by COVID-19. The mortgage/rent must be delinquent from March 25 to current day. Affected by COVID-19 includes: loss of job work hours decreased had to stay home to take care of child due to daycare or schools being closed unable to work or apply for work due to positive COVID-19 test For more info, contact Chasta White and Community Development at 799-5260,…

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Emergency Preparedness – Basic Kit

Water One gallon per person per day for at least three days (for drinking and sanitation) Food At least a three-day supply of non-perishable food Health First aid kit (bandages, antibiotic ointment, antiseptic towelettes, gauze, scissors, etc.) Moist towelettes, garbage bags, and plastic ties Prescription and non-prescription medication Shelter Plastic sheeting and duct tape (to shelter in place) Tools and Supplies Whistle (to signal for help) Flashlight Extra batteries Dust mask (to help filter…

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Virtual Activities for Bigs and Littles

Start a movie or TV club – chat online while watching the movie or TV show Watch Netflix together via Netflix Party Chrome extension for your computer Create art together with FlockDraw for your computer or iPhone Watch YouTube videos together with Watch2Gether on your computer or mobile device Call, FaceTime, or Skype each other to stay in touch Send letters to each other to stay in touch Start a Book Club Skribbl.io Facebook…

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