In addition to serving up stellar sandwiches, the 8th Street shop is helping feed neighbors during the pandemic. In late March, State Representative Elizabeth Fiedler’s phone rang with concerns her office had not expected. Restaurants had shuttered in the face via Cosmi’s Deli: “giving people a little extra” — Passyunk Post
In case you missed it… The Dickinson Square Farmers’ Market opened last Sunday, May 24. It’s back again this weekend and through the summer. Here are the market details and their social distancing plan: WHERE: Dickinson Square – Moyamensing Avenue via For the weekend: Dickinson Square Farmers’ Market — Passyunk Post
Today the City of Philadelphia announced its COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program aims to help people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent. Please note that funding is limited… The City will begin accepting applications for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10 a.m. The deadline … More Rental Assistance Available
Please see the link below regarding an updating of all Philadelphia city-wide food distribution sites. This link is now easier to use as it is color-coded and categorized. https://www.phila.gov/food/?mc_cid=12b8e6c436&mc_eid=448c7f58b7#/
Our community partner, SEAMAAC, distributed 500 prepared meals today at the Francis Scott Key School. Distribution will continue for the next 7 weeks, M-F, from 11:30-1. We appreciate that meals are made from fresh ingredients, presented of course with safe practices, much dignity and love. If you are interested in volunteering for SEAMAAC, contact email@example.com with your contact information … More SEAMAAC Distributes Meals at Francis Scott Key School
US Air Force’s Thunderbirds and US Navy’s Blue Angels Flyover! Today at approximately 2 pm two of our armed forces in a show of unity and support for our first responders will fly over Philadelphia for 20 minutes. Step out on your stoop – enjoy some fresh air – and look to the skies — … More Some Uplifting News
If you’re wondering how to get a stimulus check without having filed your taxes, see this information from the City of Philadelphia. Information in English, and Spanish is here.
SEAMAAC surpassed their $24K goal for the Elders grocery initiative and instead raised $29,000! They are able to continue delivering over 180 shipments of groceries per week to Elders and highly vulnerable community members across Vietnamese, Lao, Bhutanese, Chin, Indonesian, Chinese, Karen, Cambodian and Latinx communities. Serving as part of the frontline during the current COVID-19 … More $29K Raised for AAPI Elders by SEAMAAC
The City is offering free pregnancy, baby, and toddler support during COVID-19. See this link for City services.