Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
COVID-19
May 27, 2020
Webinars:

On June 3 rd from 10-11:00 a.m., Community Foundation is co-presenting in partnership with Virginia Early Childhood Education Foundation, Robins Foundation, and Smart Beginnings, a one-hour webinar for parents and providers on considerations for children’s safe return to child care and camp. With speakers that include First Lady Pam Northam and Dr. Emily Godbout from the Children’s Hospital of Richmond. This is one you don’t want to miss! Register for Childcare Decisions 2020! here .

Tom Copeland - June 8th from 2-3:30 p.m. How your child care program can survive this financial crisis - register here!

Community Foundation has adopted new policies to provide greater flexibility and accommodations for donors. Learn more about how they are partnering with donors, May 28th, 9 a.m.
Grant Funds for Small Businesses:

The Metropolitan Business League small business recovery fund grant opportunity is available to assist small, women and minority owned businesses impacted by COVID-19. Apply through May 29th. Read more here!
Food Resources:

SNAP food purchasing pilot awarded to Virginia
Childcare Providers
Essential Supplies Distribution
SAVE THE DATE - May 30th!
Visit our Facebook Event for more information and to let us know
you are coming!
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
“The way I see it,
if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up
with the rain.”

Dolly Parton

Food and Nutrition Access:

Know someone who needs help with food insecurity? Call Feed More's Hunger Hotline 804-521-2500
ex. 631

Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find a feeding site near you or search here. These sites are available to all children 0-18 years old.
Need work or looking for workers?

Join the ChildSavers-CDS Facebook page to post your need staff or that you are looking for work. There are almost 150 members now! Let's make these connections!
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:
1-800-543-7545


VADSS COVID -19 web page for the latest news and resources.

Update your program status with Child Care Aware of VA
Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond
admin@smartbeginningsrva.org
804-409-5650
smartbeginningsrva.org