2-1-1 is a FREE service provided by United Way that connects area residents to critical health and social service resources when they need help. United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round.
By phone: Dial 211
By Email: email@example.com
Online Search and Chat: 211.gs-humanservices.org/
By Text: Text zip code to 898-211
All Faiths Food Bank
All Faiths Food Bank prioritizes the health and safety of our community, volunteers and staff. We are taking extra precautions around our facility, and we are prepared to respond to increased needs for food related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We continue our mission together with our partners, provide healthy solutions to end hunger in our community.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates and Information: allfaithsfoodbank.org/coronavirus-updates/
Food Finder and Drive thru Mobile Instructions: allfaithsfoodbank.org/foodfinder/
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Economic Self-Sufficiency Program (ESS) helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by determining eligibility for food, cash and medical assistance for individuals and families on the road to economic recovery. For more information and updates, please visit: myflfamilies.com/covid19/access.shtml
Sarasota County Schools
All Faiths Food Bank has partnered with Sarasota County Food and Nutrition Services to provide food to children and families affected by the temporary school closures. Any/All children 18 or under will be provide with food at specific Sarasota County Schools. A week’s worth of food will be distributed to children every Friday at select school sites.
Food Finder: allfaithsfoodbank.org/foodfinder/
Senior Friendship Centers
Senior Friendship Centers’ mission is to promote health, dignity and quality of life throughout the journey of aging. Since 1973 the organization has served older adults in the community with programs and services including vital meals programs. During the COVID 19 pandemic, SFC can expedite the delivery of meals to the homebound. If you are interested, please call the hotline at: 941-556-3208
COVID 19 Resources: friendshipcenters.org/covid-19-updates-2/
Meals on Wheels of Sarasota
Meals on Wheels of Sarasota delivers nutritious meals to persons in need in the Sarasota community who are unable to provide or prepare a meal for themselves. Program provides 7 home delivered meals per week, delivered Monday through Saturday. Program may also provide pet food for eligible households. We are available to assist the mentally or physically impaired, disabled children and adults, seniors, veterans, pregnant women and new mothers with nutritional needs as well as those unable to provide a meal for themselves or their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. We request a donation of $6/meal, but no one is turned away for lack of ability to pay.
Englewood Meals on Wheels
It is the mission of Englewood Meals on Wheels to provide a nutritious meal and a watchful eye on the health and safety of our clients. We help seniors to continue to live independent and fulfilling lives by providing a hot home delivered meal Monday thru Saturday.
Facebook page: facebook.com/Englewood-Meals-on-Wheels-442128726542999/
North Port Meals on Wheels
Our mission is dedicated to home deliver one nutritious meal a day to senior and other residents of North Port who are unable to prepare a meal for themselves. People of ALL incomes and ages may be eligible for meals. Meals on Wheels does not discriminate based on race, religion, creed, color, gender, disability, or national origin.
Contact: 941-474-8802 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venice Area Mobile Meals, Inc.
Venice Area Mobile Meal, Inc is an all-volunteer organization that delivers meal to anyone unable to prepare a meal due to mental or physical disability, 6 days a week, 52 weeks a year. Venice Area Mobile Meals, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit community service all-volunteer organization.
Coronavirus Update Page: publix.com/publix-coronavirus-updates
“Learn how to shop online”
Coronavirus Update Page: corporate.target.com/about/purpose-history/our-commitments/target-coronavirus-hub
Information on Delivery, Pickup and Drive Up: target.com/c/target-shipping/-/N-551st?Nao=0
Coronavirus Update Page: corporate.walmart.com/here-for-you
Information on Pickup and Delivery: grocery.walmart.com/?pp=1
Detwiler’s Farm Market
Information on Express Drive Thru at Select Stores: detwilermarket.com/
Coronavirus Update Page: winndixie.com/
Information on Pickup and Delivery: winndixie.com/shoponline
Coronavirus Update Page: biglots.com/page/cv19
Information on Curbside Pickup: biglots.com//page/buy-online-pick-up-in-store/?scm=WEB_GLOBALPROMO_ALL_BOPIS_112202019