COVID-19 RESOURCES

Please help us Make An Impact during this trying time in our community. We ask that you please donate online, call, or mail in a check. Designate your payment for COVID-19, and we will make sure to distribute appropriately. We need YOU to help US!

DONATE TO OUR COVID-19 RECOVERY FUND

United Way of South Central Nebraska and Hastings Community Foundation have announced the creation of a fund to aid organizations serving those impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Grant requests will be assessed based on their ability to serve impacted populations or limiting the spread and impact of the virus.

  • https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Center for Disease Control
  • https://southheartlandhealth.org/public-health-data/corona-virus.html
    • WASH HANDS – with soap and water for 20 seconds
    • SOCIAL DISTANCING – avoid close contact
    • STAY HOME – especially if you are sick!
    • COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES, WEAR A FACEMASK IF YOU ARE SICK
    • CLEAN AND DISENFECT FREQUENTLY TOUCHED SURFACES
  • When to seek medical attention
    • Call your doctor if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as a cough or difficulty breathing.
    • CALL BEFORE GOING IN – DO NOT GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.
  • Catholic Social Services – 325 W 2nd St, 402-463-2151
    • Sack lunch program, M-F 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm
    • Emergency food boxes
    • Also have pre-packaged food recovery bags available
  • Crossroads – 702 W 14th St, 402-462-6460
    • Open table – anyone is welcome!
  • Salvation Army – 400 S Burlington Ave, 402-463-2930
  • Hastings Public Schools will be offering free ‘grab and go’ meals for anyone 18 and under, beginning March 19th
    • Sites are:
      • Hasting High School, 110 W 14th St
      • Hastings Middle School, 201 N Marion
      • Alcott Elementary, 313 N Cedar
      • Lincoln Elementary, 720 S Franklin
      • Hawthorne Elementary, 2200 W 9th St
    • Pick up times are 11am-1pm, M-F
    • Each individual will receive a sack lunch as well as breakfast items for the following day. Extra food will be sent home on Fridays for the weekend.
    • This is for ANYONE 18 and under, not just HPS students
  • United Harvest Food Pantry – 614 N Hastings Ave, 402-463-6733 unitedharvestmobilefoodpantry@gmail.com
  • Hastings Food Pantry – 918 W 5th St, 402-463-2911
    • This program is by REFERRAL ONLY. Call 402-469-5744 if you need a referral
  • Nebraska Children & Families Foundation  https://www.nebraskachildren.org/covid-19-information-and-resources.html
  • Free legal help hotline available for Nebraskans affected by COVID-19  1-844-268-5627 or https://www.legalaidofnebraska.org/2020/03/24/covid-19-information-resources/
  • Catholic Social Services – 325 W 2nd St, 402-463-2151
  • Community Action Partnership -2525 W 2nd Suite 110, 402-463-7679
  • Lutheran Family Services – 1811 W 2nd Suite 440, Grand Island 308-850-6101-FOR VETERANS ONLY
  • Revive Ministries – 835 S Burlington Ave. Suite 115, 402-462-2066
  • Lutheran Family Services – 1811 W 2nd Suite 440, Grand Island 308-850-6101-FOR VETERANS ONLY