Oregon #COVID19 Resource List

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 6:12pm

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Advocacy & Mutual Aid Efforts
PDX Covid19 Mutual Aid Facebook group shorturl.at/cuKM8 Local group forming to support community members with free food delivery, support for service workers, rides, etc
PDX Covid19 Mutual Aid GoFundMe shorturl.at/dhnDV Funding for the mutual aid work listed above
Free Hand Sanitizer from Shine Distillery https://rb.gy/k5qsgk Local Portland distillery is turning their production facility onto a hand sanitizer production factory - and giving it away for free!
Green Light Project http://bit.ly/38N5GVk Facebook group organizing for mutual aid response for and led by primarily BIPOC, disabled sex workers and their allies.
Portland street medicine COVID19 Response https://rb.gy/c0vdpo Working on getting critical COVID-19 information and available supplies out to as many unsheltered people as possible.
Join the team - 3D Printed Face Shields https://masksfordocs.com/ Join the volunteer teams printing face shields with 3D printers from home
Big Door Brigade https://rb.gy/laqigx List of mutual aid groups and resources, and info about how to organize
Donate masks/gloves/gowns to hospitals http://tiny.cc/9u2ymz Got gloves/gowns/masks to donate to Oregon hospitals? Here's where/when you can donate in Portland.
PDX Sex Worker Relief Fund http://tiny.cc/048enz mutual aid resource for Sex Workers seeking assistance in things like emergency essentials, small bill payment, etc.
Help the Portland Service Industry with Tips https://serviceindustry.tips/en/or/portland/ Every time you have a drink during social distancing or prepare your own meal at home, consider tipping a local service industry worker randomly selected for you.
Service Industry Workers: Get Tips https://serviceindustry.tips/signup If you are a service industry worker impacted by this in or near Portland, fill out this form to be a recipient of the tips in the item above
Financial Resources
Federal Appropriations for COVID-19 http://bit.ly/2U1xYpV Details on federal appropriations act H.R. 6074 for coronavirus preparedness and response
Coronavirus: Info for the Unemployed http://bit.ly/3a0ysmM United Way Resource Guide for people who are facing unemployment due to COVID-19
Portland area COVID-19 "Request Support" Form https://rb.gy/sl8ffu Need food? Assistance? PDX Covid19 Mutual aid volunteers are here to help! (At the bottom is a link if you want to offer help)
Earl Blumenauer's Comprehensive List of Resources in Portland area https://rb.gy/ypb5ez Includes info on food stamps, free lunches, restaurants offering takeout, unemployment info, homeschool resources, entertainment and more
Comcast "Internet Essentials" for qualifying new, low income customers impacted by COVID http://bit.ly/2QfeVax Comcast offering 2 months free internet to new customers impacted by COVID-19. Lots of qualifications and stipulations in this one. Comcaat could and should do better, but worth listing nonetheless.
COVID-19 Mutual Aid Resources List http://bit.ly/2vh6aWa Commmunity compiled articles and groups for support
UHaul Offering Discounted free/discounted moving and storage services for students displaced by COVID-19 http://bit.ly/2W5vlpL Unverified locally, but purportedly available nationwide. Call local branches and cite article for more information/to request services.
Food Resources
Where to get food https://rb.gy/tzmfvw This is a list of free food sources throughout the state, compiled by the Coalition for a Hunger-Free oregon
List of all schools offering free 'grab and go' lunches for kids https://kboo.fm/freelunch This is from the school districts - some have free breakfast and lunch, some have just free lunch. For anyone age 1 - 18
Lionheart Coffee http://www.lionheartcoffee.com/ Offering brown bag lunches for anyone in need (particularly students) every day from every location. In front of store. 7am - 2pm. Grab and go. Honor system.
Grain & Gristle https://www.grainandgristle.com/ Free lunch for students on free/reduced lunch. Honor system - ask for "school lunch special" and choose from cheeseburger, burger, grilled cheese
Sugar Street Bakery & Bistro http://sugarstreetportland.com/ Amid COVID-19, they are handing out free, made-to-order meals. They have three hot options and two cold options while supplies and donations last. They have enough for about 1,500 meals and can take orders over the phone or in person to carry out.
Spielman Bagels shorturl.at/fjN67 Free lunches for students in need from 12- 2pm every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Lovejoy, Broadway and Multnomah locations. Pizza bagels (pepperoni or cheese) with apples and milk or juice. Adults can order pizza bagels for $5 each. You can also call in orders ahead of time and leave a note to add a kids lunch on any delivery orders.
Oregon Retailers and Restaurants Offering Gift Certificates shorturl.at/dfhvU Contact info for retailers and restaurants in Oregon offering gift certificates so you can support local businesses.
Musician Resources
National List of Arts Resources During Covid http://bit.ly/2vuyEMk National list of resources compiled by Creative Capital
Emergency grants for musicians https://rb.gy/uspvi0 One time grants for up to 5k for visual and media artists and choreographers anywhere in US experiencing emergency medical expenses. Not valid for students
Art and Culture Sector Preparedness http://bit.ly/2xAixNV Informational article and resources from Americans for Arts
Hovercast Virtual Event License http://bit.ly/38UbNr5 Company offering free license to this livestream tools to independent artists and small businesses impact by COVID
Kaossilator app offered for free https://rb.gy/zftprr This app makes the most sense if you're more into looping audio and variety than strict technical realism, but that may be all you need to add some spice to a future hit.
Moog app offered for free for musicians https://rb.gy/4bno5p If you're a musician (or fan) whose concerts got scrapped over coronavirus concerns, you'll at least have more tools to produce music when you're at home. To start, Moog has made its Minimoog Model D iOS synth app available for free.
MusiCares http://bit.ly/3aQIdEh Short-term emergency financial assistance via Grammys for people with minimum of five years employment in the music industry and six commercially released recordings or videos (singles)
Freelance Artist Resource List http://bit.ly/2INSTr6 National resource list for advocacy, information, and grants for freelance artists
Live events industry Facebook group http://bit.ly/2TWF7ZC National group to share about impact and federal relief efforts
Virtual Music Events Directory http://bit.ly/3a0wwec A living document with informational forward, lists of tools, and calendar of live stream music events
Actions to take
Endorse an Abolitionist Public Health Agenda https://rb.gy/mil3ie Petition to Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Department of Corrections
Relief for Uber/Lyft Drivers Letter http://bit.ly/2WiYbmI Open letter and petition to support emergency relief for Uber and Lyft driver community
Rents Due http://bit.ly/39XMUvR Call to action to swiftly ask leadership to support and protect workers FULLY in Washington State
Entertainment Workers Relief Petition shorturl.at/qsC56 Petition to Congress to include displaced entertainment workers in the COVID-19 relief packages
Petition to Oregon Governor Kate Brown: Suspend rent, mortgage and loan payments http://tiny.cc/4s2ymz Petition calling on Oregon Governor Kate Brown to suspend all rent, mortgage and loan payments for the duration of the crisis
Informational Resources
Multilingual Factsheet http://bit.ly/39L3qzv Public Health Factsheets in 11 languages
Communal Living and COVID19 http://ow.ly/qKnI50yOsaS Info for housemates trying to figure this out on the fly!
Corona Virus from Social Justice Lens http://bit.ly/2Qa6iOx Educational/informational webinar
Mutual Aid and Survival Toolkit http://bit.ly/38GcXX6 Collection of links and resources organized by Disability Justice Culture Club
Disabled Preppers Guide to Surviving Quarantine http://bit.ly/39Xwdkr Really thorough, thoughtful, informative and practical guide from By Leah Piepzna-Samarasinha brownstargirlnew@gmail.com brownstargirl.org facebook.com/leahlps
Real Time COVID-19 Case Info http://bit.ly/3cViJHO Real time documented case info globally
COVID-19: Advice from Hong Kong http://bit.ly/33fdKNC Political literacy and practical tools from the frontlines in China
Coronavirus Response Guide for Organizers http://bit.ly/2Wl3diu Information, tools, and links to resources for community organizing strategies from Bay Rising!
Family/Parenting Resources
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus https://rb.gy/py5ohz Mental health experts at the Child Mind Institute have published a guide for talking to children about COVID-19. Their advice, available in English and Spanish, reflects the trauma-informed practices that educators are adopting across Oregon.
Liberation School - Indigenous Struggle https://tinyurl.com/ycoeydtx Curricula, videos, learning activities from a liberatory lens
Giant List of Ideas for Being Home with Kids http://bit.ly/2xEcjwF Extensive collection of quarantine/social distancing friendly activities for kids
A parent guide to homeschooling during COVID-19 https://rb.gy/cobwwa Sam Chaltain, a partner at the global design collaborative 180 Studio, has published a parent guide to homeschooling during COVID-19.
Free resources and subscriptions https://rb.gy/gp62nm List of free resources for remote learning and home schooling due to coronavirus
Amazing Educational Resources http://tiny.cc/9u2ymz Long list of free software/platforms - many of which usually charge fees. All free during COVID19 pandemic
Alternatives to Amazon (local businesses offering delivery or contactless pickup)
More information
PDX2GO https://pdx2go.com/ List of restaurants, food carts, wineries, and breweries that are providing their normal or special takeout and delivery options during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Finnegan's Toys - downtown Portland toystore shorturl.at/krtz0 Offering curbside pickup of toys at their downtown Portland location
Food Fight - vegan grocery shorturl.at/BMP79 No contact Pickup only - Saturday to Wednesday
Bricks & Minifigs - Lego store on NE Sandy shorturl.at/cwyFM Contactless pickup and delivery of legos and lego kits
People's Food Coop shorturl.at/jktuV Open 10 am - 6 pm daily except Thursdays.
Portland Farmer's Market - PSU shorturl.at/isABR Open Saturdays 8:30 am - 2 pm. A number of vendors also offering online ordering & contactless pickup
Portland SOS https://www.pdxsos.com/ Portland’s small businesses need our support now. Many are offering specials and discounts. Purchase gift certificates from your favorite businesses today.
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