ALIANZA HISPANA Información para protegerse y prevenir el coronavirus. Recursos para toda la comunidad. Haga click aquí. Cómo prevenir el coronavirus, lista de lugares que ofrecerán almuerzos gratis para los niños, dónde acudir si cree que tiene síntomas del virus,¡y mucho más! Actualizaremos la información y agregaremos recursos diariamente. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame al 864-256-0760.
UNITED WAY 2-1-1 SERVICE LINE We have expanded our 2-1-1 hotline, now available 24/7 to direct those in need to information and resources regarding where to find food, shelter, access to healthcare and transportation. Simply dial 2-1-1 to get connected.
CITY OF GREENVILLE RESOURCE GUIDE The City of Greenville has released a resource guide detailing updated services and discounts offered by local restaurants and service providers. This includes curbside and delivery options for food, as well as discounts and free services. Click here to learn more.
UPSTATE INFORMATION REPOSITORY Ten at the Top is working with local entities to compile and maintain a repository of links to information individuals, businesses and institutions may need regarding the latest cancellations, available community resources and health information. Click here for the Upstate COVID-19 Information Repository.
SC DEPARTMENT ON AGING COVID-19 Resources for seniors.
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA SERVICES Mental Health America’s CRISISline (864-271-8888) and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) are answering calls 24/7. They also have a free, confidential, online mental health screening available. Click here to learn more.
NAMI has created a guide for national, local and online Mental Health Resources available. Click here.
HOMELESSNESS RESOURCE HUB Greenville Homeless Alliance has created a Facebook group to serve as an updated source of information about resources and organizations serving those experiencing homelessness in our community. Click here to learn more or join the group.
INTERNET & UTILITIES OFFERS:
SPECTRUM WI-FI PROGRAM Charter is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 students who do not already have a Spectrum subscription. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees waived for new student households. Confirm terms with provider.
AT&T TEMPORARY FREE INTERNET FOR FAMILIES
• Two months of free service to new Access customers who order by April 30, 2020. $5/mo or $10/mo thereafter, depending on your speed.
• Expanding eligibility based on income & to households participating in National School Lunch Program/Head Start
• Waiving all home internet data overage fees
Click here to learn more about AT&T’s COVID-19 response.
Household income based on 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines
DUKE ENERGY & PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS take new steps to help customers, communities and employees in wake of COVID-19. Click here to learn more
U-HAUL SELF-STORAGE U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to college students who have been impacted by schedule changes. Find the location nearest you here.
VIRTUAL HEALTH SCREENINGS:
Several South Carolina health systems are offering telehealth options to the public. These options are available to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in South Carolina. In order to access the free consult, use the promo code COVID19.
Sandhills Medical Foundation Inc. is offering telephone screening. Depending on the results, you may be scheduled to visit a drive-thru testing site in Camden. Call 1- 877-529-4339 to register, for appropriate screening and instructions. Phone lines are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Self Regional Healthcare is offering telephone screening for residents in Greenwood, Laurens, Edgefield, Abbeville, McCormick, Saluda, and Newberry counties. Call the COVID-19 Screening Line at (864) 725-4200.
DRIVE THRU CORONAVIRUS TESTING Hospitals across SC are offering drive-thru testing for anyone who is showing symptoms of the virus or has been in contact with someone who is positive for the virus. Click here to learn more.
DSS ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENT FOR SNAP HOUSEHOLDS
These will take effect on March 28, 2020. click here to learn more.
MILL VILLAGE FARMS EMERGENCY FOOD FUND
Starting April 8th, we are distributing FoodShare boxes every week (vs. bi-weekly) to meet the increased demand for families needing food at our FoodHub and at over 24 partner locations across Greenville County. We are relocating our operations to a larger distribution warehouse and ensuring our food suppliers can deliver. We are adding drive thru pick-up at our Food Hub. Beginning April 8th, we are reducing the nominal cost for these food boxes to provide immediate relief for families from $15 to $5 (Cash or EBT) for $35 of good, healthy food for our neighbors in need. Click here to learn more. Here is a printable flyer in English & Spanish.
GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS MEAL PROGRAM
During Greenville County Schools’ closure, the following sites will be providing breakfast and lunch: TR High, Berea Elementary, AJ Whittenberg Elementary, Welcome Elementary, Grove Elementary, Sue Cleveland Elementary, Sterling School, Blue Ridge Middle, Wade Hampton High, JL Mann High, Mauldin High, Hillcrest High, Eastside High, Greer High and Fountain Inn Elementary. Beginning Thursday, March 19, both lunch and breakfast for the next day will be distributed between 10 a.m. – noon. A large number of buses will also be deployed beginning that day to distribute meals across the community—click here for a full list of sites. Meals will be provided to all children aged 18 or younger, or special needs adults 21 and younger. Children are not required to be enrolled in Greenville County Schools, but must be present for pickup. For the latest Greenville County Schools information, click here.
LOCAL RESTAURANTS OFFERING MEALS FOR CHILDREN:
655 Fairview Rd # A, Simpsonville
Free slice to kids during weekdays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. while schools are closed. Just mention the kid’s Facebook special.
Arizona Handcrafted Fare and Drink Co.
3952 Grandview Dr, Simpsonville
Open for to-go and curbside pick-up only from 12 p.m- 2 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Call 864-962-1700 to place an order and add a meal for kids. They will offer a “meal of the day” for the kids, which will range from grilled cheeses, to chicken tenders, to burgers, and anything in between.
206 A Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville
Free kids meals 2 p.m.-5 p.m. each weekday while schools are closed. No purchase necessary. Dine in or to-go available.
Eggs Up Grill (all five Upstate locations)
- McAlister Square 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville
- 1939 Woodruff Road, Greenville
- 3935 Pelham Road, Greenville
- 5844 Reidville Road, Moore
- 10919 Anderson Road, Piedmont
** Call to verify: Free meals to kids from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. No purchase necessary and good for dine-in or takeout.
Farm Fresh Fast
860 S. Church St., Greenville
Free meals for all kids. Partner farms, Sharon Hill Farm and Trail Place Farm are helping by donating chicken and beef.
(They are seeking donations of time, money and products as well. Contact Jonathan through messenger or at the restaurant, 864-518-1976.)
Golden Brown & Delicious
147 Welborn St Suite B1, Greenville
Offering free brown-bag lunches for children and families who have been adversely affected by this pandemic
2500 Winchester Place, Spartanburg
Free meals for kids for the rest of March.
21 Plaza Dr., Travelers Rest
Free kids meals from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. every weekday for the time being. They’ also offer delivery via DoorDash and with no-contact delivery.
13045 Old White Horse Rd, Travelers Rest
One free kids’ meal per child per day from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. You could call ahead for curbside pickup.
Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill
8595 Pelham Rd, Greenville
Free kids meals to kids between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tipsy Taco (all six Upstate locations)
- 215 Pelham Road b206, Greenville
- 14180 E Wade Hampton Blvd, Greer
- 15 Conestee Ave, Greenville
- 702 Fairview Rd #104, Simpsonville
- 1133 Woodruff Rd, Greenville
Free old school taco and a side of rice to any school-age child 11 a.m. – 1 p.m on weekdays.
Tony’s Pizza & Subs
304 Fairview St., Fountain Inn
Free Personal Pan Pizzas to any school-age child affected by the school closings 11 a.m. – 1 pm. weekdays, for the next two weeks. No purchase necessary.
Tropical Grille (all six Upstate locations)
- 215 Pelham Rd, Greenville
- 3093 SC-14, Greer
- 108 N Main St, Mauldin
- 25 Rolling Hills Cir, Easley
- 21 S Main St, Greenville
- 1628 Woodruff Rd, Greenville
Free kids bowl for any child 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. weekdays. No purchase necessary, but child must be present. Drive-thru and to-go option are both available.
White Duck Taco Shop
1320 Hampton Ave., Suite 12B
One taco per day, per child (any age) Tuesday – Friday.
5928 Hwy 187, Anderson
Free lunch to school aged kids Tuesday-Friday (10:30 AM – 12:30 PM). No purchase necessary. Child must be present.
900 S Mechanic St #1815, Pendleton
Free kids’ meals starting March 16, from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. through the end of March.Curbside pickup is available.
Sources: Greenville News, Fox Carolina