CTCORE is currently building and facilitating a mutual aid/community support network throughout Connecticut to ensure that folks in the community can request or offer support and talents to those who can use them.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT NETWORK: Do you have skills, resources, or time you can offer? Are you in need during this time? Please fill out this form and indicate what you need or what you can offer and we will be in touch with more information.
MUTUAL AID: To support on-the-ground efforts we are currently accepting donations for Mutual Aid. If you are able to give please donate by text. Text MUTUAL444 to 41444.
PLEDGE IT FORWARD: Have you remained financially secure during this crisis? If you have not been financially impacted by COVID-19 or will not need stimulus money to survive the pandemic, please consider pledging all or a portion of those funds to support individuals who may fall between the cracks if the stimulus package.
We are currently accepting in-kind donations such as child-safe sanitizer & cleaning products for childcare providers, Baby food, Diapers, Laundry Detergent, Dish detergent, Cooking oil, Menstrual products, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Lysol, Masks, Gloves, Hand Sanitizer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Resources and Actions
Think you may be experiencing the signs and symptoms of novel coronavirus? You can take a free Coronavirus telehealth assessment online.
As we practice social distancing, being able to share resources and communicate with each other online has grown even more essential. Do you know someone experiencing internet insecurity? Comcast is offering two months of free internet essentials services to new customers. You can find more information, and to see if you or someone you know qualifies.
Have a question about COVID-19? Dodie Arnold, an Epidemiologist, has offered to do a Q&A regarding the coronavirus. Submit your questions.
Social Distancing Socials: Kristianna from Via Arts has been facilitating efforts to share skills, time, and entertainment through social media as a way to remain connected – “While we have to move into physical isolation let’s find time for virtual joy, pleasure, and shared space!” – You can join social distancing socials here or if you have an offering you’d like to share you can submit that here.