Upcoming Meeting

We will be hosting our upcoming meeting on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., online. Please join us by using the information below:

Next Online Meeting: Join Hangouts Meet meet.google.com/zen-oxda-qvc Join by phone ‪+1 478-308-5158‬ PIN: ‪971 840 025‬# Can’t make this meeting? E-mail us at info@loveouryouth.org to learn about our upcoming meetings and volunteer opportunities.

Community Board

Please send any resources you would like to share to: info@loveouryouth.org to be added to our Community Board.

We continue to gather volunteers to help with various projects. If you are interested in joining us, please complete our volunteer application found at: https://loveouryouth.org/get-involved-sign-up/

Financial Assistance

Heart of Florida United Way Establishes Fund to Assist ALICE Workers Impacted by Economic Consequences of COVID-19/Coronavirus.

Visit https://www.hfuw.org/alicefund/for more information.

Click Here for more information on Orange County Governements COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program.

Food Assistance

Visit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida webpage at: https://bit.ly/3cVwlmt to learn more on how you can get food assistance or volunteer.

Second Harvest Food Bank works with 550 local feeding partners to provide food to our Central Florida neighbors in need. If you are looking for food assistance, please search below by your address or zip code. Please make sure to call before heading there, to make sure that their hours or location has not changed. If you don’t find a feeding partner below, please fill out the online food assistance form by clicking HERE. To access the online food assistance form visit https://bit.ly/2U3Fylh To find a Food Locator near you, visit https://bit.ly/3bbhJh2In
The Experience Christian Center is providing food to families in need this week. Days: Monday – Friday Time: 10am – 1pm Address: 5230 Indian Hill Road, Orlando, FL 32808.


We offer a selection of entrees including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and soups. Each meal is assigned a dietary category based on the specifications of a registered dietitian including Diabetic, No Added Salt, Low Fat/Cholesterol, and Renal. We also offer a selection of Puree Items.

Home-delivered meals to Florida communities statewide. https://foodwithcare.com/food-with-care-meals/ 


Grab-and-Go meals will be available for pick-up between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the car loop of each school site. Students must be present to receive the meals. District staff will distribute the meals directly to those in their vehicle (drive-thru service). Meals will be given directly to any students walking and/or riding a bike. Based on recommendations from our federal and state leaders, all meals should be taken home to eat.

For more information visit the website below: https://www.ocps.net/departments/food_and_nutrition_services/grab-and-_go_meals

Meals on Wheels for Seniors:


Osceola County: Meals on Wheels will deliver to those in need to a limited geographical area for $8.00 per meal. For anyone, 60 and over, who is physically or mentally unable to prepare a balanced meal and has no one to prepare a meal from them there are several programs that assist with the cost. Please contact Wilda Belisle if interested at 407-847-2144 or belislew@osceola.coa.com

Orange County: Meals on Wheels can provide 30 days of meals during a crisis situation. Seniors can purchase meals or apply for free meals in Orange County by calling 407-615-8987. 

Polk County: Daily meals can be delivered to those in need for $5 a meal. If you’re interested, please call 863-299-1616, email contact@mealsonwheelspolk.com or apply online here

Additional food resources: Toasted Restaurant is offering a FREE Kids Grilled Cheese meal Monday-Friday from 11 AM  to 2 PM to all students. Children must be present at the time of ordering. Available at all locations: UCF, Lake Nona, Winter Park & Windermere. For more information, click here

Virtual Learning
Free Spectrum Broadband & Wi-Fi: Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
Click here for Free Virtual Learning Activities for Youth.
Teaching Youth About COVID-19
NY Times 11 Questions Parents May Have About Coronavirus | Link CDC General principles for talking to children | Link – Spanish Link Website PDF available in spanish | Link Child Mind Institute | Link Teaching safety and hygiene practices | Link PBS tools to practice healthy habits with your children, PBS KIDS videos, games and activities about hand washing and staying healthy | Link
Hotlines/Resources

Find General COVID-19 Information from Orange County Government at this Link .

Ways to Give

Blood Donors Urgently Needed. Visit https://www.oneblood.org/ for more information.

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