Join Hands ESL, Inc. Covid-19 Response
Join Hands ESL continues to serve our families and children under the restrictions of the Coronavirus shutdown. We are here to help the women and children we serve:
- Providing emergency aid for phones, rent, food, bus passes, car repairs, gas money, etc.
- Weekly food distribution in partnership with the St. Louis Food Bank and Connections to Success.
- Regular participation in the East St Louis COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disaster).
- Easter baskets to 200 children.
- Distributing personal care, paper products and cleaning supplies; items not covered by food stamps.
- Activity CARE packages to Boys Clubs and Girls Clubs.
- Weekly Zoom Women’s Support Meetings.
- Weekly Peace Warriors’ Zoom meetings with peer teens.
- Free diaper distribution, thanks to our partnership with the St. Louis Diaper Bank.
- Providing masks to the children and families we serve. Thank you for these homemade donations!
- Working (remotely) with our 15 seniors on their post-graduation plans.
Can you help?
Please consider becoming a recurring monthly donor with a gift from your bank account or credit card each month for $5, $10, $25, $50…per month. Any amount will help! These gifts will stabilize our planning to cover fixed expenses and provide funds to our community in need.
May 12, 2020