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Volunteers launch initiative to feed children and elderly in time of COVID-19

Volunteers launch initiative to feed children and elderly in time of COVID-19

Sumner Hall is among local groups partnering with the Social Action Committee for Racial Justice on an effort to deliver food to children and the elderly.

CHESTERTOWN — The Social Action Committee for Racial Justice is partnering with local groups on an effort to ensure children and the elderly in Kent County have the food they need.

According to an email from Sumner Hall President Larry Wilson, the Feed the Children and Elderly Initiative bolsters local efforts to pass out grab-and-go meal bags at seven locations in the community.

The Social Action Committee is mobilizing volunteers to prepare and deliver meals to those individuals who are unable to pick them up at the designated collection points, Wilson's email states.

For more information, contact SACracialjustice@gmail.com.

Also, Sumner Hall is collaborating with the Social Action Committee to collect donations to purchase additional food needed in this effort.

To learn more about this giving opportunity, visit garpost25.org/donate.

Checks should be made payable to Sumner Hall — with SACRJ Food written on the notation line — and mailed to 206 S. Queen St., Chestertown, MD 21620.

Payments also can be made via PayPal, as noted on the Sumner Hall website.

"Thank you for considering making a donation to Feed the Children and Elderly Initiative," Wilson wrote. "Our community appreciates the volunteer and financial support that powers this important initiative!"

All contributions to Sumner Hall are tax deductible. Sumner Hall will issue an official acknowledgment of each donation.

Resources for Marylanders and employees during COVID-19

SBDC Webinar - Topics: EIDL and CARES (PPP) COVID 19 Loans

Monday 4/6/2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Please RSVP with a valid email. After registering, you will receive a Zoom Meeting link to join online, or you can join via the dial-in number. This webinar will be recorded and shared, and if space fills up, additional dates will be added.

Daily SBA Conference Call – Updates (M-F) provided and you can ask questions.

3:00 p.m., Call 202-765-1264, Conf Call ID# 827-299-626

5:30 p.m., Call 202-765-1264, Conf Call ID# 310-688-488

EIDL Application Help – Daily 10:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. On the call, an SBA agent will walk you through how to fill out the EIDL form. Have all your necessary documents ready. Zoom Meeting # 6794772946

Paycheck Protection Program Loan (PPPL) FAQ - 

SBA COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Main Maryland Business Information Site for COVID 19 updates and resources - https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-business