"Shelters are already overwhelmed by the challenge of housing victims while adhering to social distancing protocols, she said.
Some have had to reduce occupancy and put up victims in hotel rooms. At the same time, they've faced the additional costs of buying protective equipment for staff."
Homeless Families Face High Hurdles Home-Schooling Their Kids
"Tens of millions of kids are taking classes online at home right now because of the coronavirus pandemic. That's hard enough for most families. But if you're homeless and have no computer, sketchy Wi-Fi and no quiet place to study, it's even more difficult."
From all of us at Doorways, we are grateful for all you do to support our mission. We are so thankful for the changes, big and small, that you make possible every day, empowering our clients to restore and rebuild.
Have more at home than you need? Swing by our office's Drive-Thru Deeds on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to drop off items you may have "extra" of at home. Please contact Joy Myers atJMyers@DoorwaysVA.orgor (703) 504-9290 for donation drop-off instructions.