Update: Food Distribution

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We hope you are doing well! Please stay healthy, practice social distancing, and wash your hands often.  We all miss you very much and can’t wait to see you again!

 

Hello Wildcats! Meal distribution continues today from 10AM-12PM at the 9 sites listed in the flyer. Loma Verde is one of the sites to pick up meals for the week for kids ages 1-18.

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For additional Food Resources, please review the options listed below.

Both the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and Feeding San Diego are operating as usual. By calling 211, clients can provide their address and be directed to the closest food distribution in their area.

The San Diego Food Bank website will direct to their distribution sites as contained on the 211 website (https://my211.force.com/s/service-directory?code=BD).

The San Diego Food Bank is in need of volunteers. Feeding San Diego distributions can be found on the ‘Need Help’ tab (https://feedingsandiego.org/need-help/food-distributions). Non-regular volunteer shifts have been canceled.

CalFresh (SNAP)

The CalFresh program and local CalFresh application assistance continue to operate as normal. Benefits will be received by enrollees as normal. Feeding San Diego continues to offer application assistance, however, all appointments will be conducted via telephone or Zoom conference. Feeding San Diego will not host any in-person visits or workshops.

San Diego Hunger Coalition

The coalition is putting together a COVID-19 food assistance-specific webpage, where visitors can get updated information on food distribution sites, CalFresh updates, CalWORKS updates, and WIC. They will also have opportunities for advocacy regarding emergency food funds from the State and Federal levels.

 

Spring Break officially begins on March 21 and continues through April 3.   We encourage all our students to continue reading and practicing math over the break.   Also, enjoy your time together as a family. Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook for fun challenges you might want to complete as a family over the break: https://twitter.com/LomaVerdeSchool and https://www.facebook.com/LomaVerdeElementary/.

 

CENSUS INFO: Here is the web link for the 2020 Census: my2020census.gov
When you receive your letter in the mail from the Census Bureau, it will include your Census ID number which is most likely linked to your address. If you are unable to complete your 2020 Census questionnaire online, they will send you a paper questionnaire in a few weeks for you to complete and mail back. In addition, if you need help completing your 2020 Census questionnaire, you can call the toll-free number 1-844-330-2020. This is very important for our school funding.

 

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