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midtown weekly

April 6 - April 12

 
NEWS & RESOURCES
HEY THERE, MIDTOWN COMMUNITY.

We hope you are hanging in there.
This week, you will start getting emails from us on specific issues regarding assistance programs during this time of COVID-19 related challenges. Not all of the topics will apply to you, so please feel free to share these communications with those who might benefit from the information.
If you have a specific topic you would
 like covered, please let us know here.

 
COVID-19 RELATED RESOURCES

FOOD / UTILITIES / COMMUNITY
Center for Conflict Resolution: Virtual Community Conversations
Don Bosco - meal pickup & delivery
Food Equality Initiative
Greater KC Coalition to End Homelessness
Harvesters Food Assistance Network
Hope Faith - Homeless Assistance

KC Regional COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund
KC Metro CSA and Market Box Farms List

KC Public Schools Meals for Students
Reconciliation Services
MO Food Assistance
Resources for Undocumented Communities
Restaurant Employee Relief Fund
United Way (Food & Utility Assistance)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans for Small Biz

HEALTHCARE / HEALTH INFORMATION
Care Beyond the Boulevard - Mental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
FEMA
Jackson County Health Department

KC Care Health Center
KCMO Health Department
Missouri Assistance Information
MO Department of Health & Senior Services
Saint Luke's Health System
World Health Organization

BUSINESS / EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE
AltCap Small Business Assistance
BaristaKC Virtual Tip Jar

Business Disaster Assistance Info from Congressman Cleaver
Buttonwood Financial Group List of Resources
Curbside KC List of Restaurants
Employee Retention Tax Credit
Facebook Small Business Grants

Family First Coronavirus Response Act
FlexJobs
Indeed: Remote Jobs
James Beard Food & Beverage Industry Relief Fund
KC Career Network

KC Service Industry Financial Aid List
KC SourceLink Business Needs Survey
KC SourceLink Business Resources

KCYA Artist Emergency Assistance Fund
Midwest Music Foundation - Grants for Musicians
Midtown Signs - Free Open Signs for Restaurants in Need
MO Unemployment Services
Rally for Restaurants
Resources for Freelance Artists
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
Small Business Development Center - Missouri
Square One Small Business Services
TeamKC Job List
Women's Capital Connection
Womens Employment Network

TRANSPORTATION / SAFETY

KCPD Stay at Home Order FAQs
RideKC for Transportation Accessibility

RideKC Bikes - Free Rides
Uber Response
Lyft Response




We will continue to update resources daily on our website.
If you have resources to add, please send here.
 
 
Linwood Corridor Plan Opinion Survey #2

Available through April 10
 

The Linwood Corridor Plan will explore the potential for providing safe pedestrian, bicycle, transit, and automobile transportation improvements on Linwood Boulevard. It will also explore opportunities to connect to many community assets:
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • 39th Street District
  • Rock Island "Rails-to-Trails" Alignment (also known as the Katy Trail Spur)
  • Blue River Trail
  • Emanuel Cleaver II/Brush Creek Trail system
 
CITY OF KCMO NEWS

A special no-tag trash week for KCMO has been added for the week of  April 13-17.
For more info, go here.


 
STAY AT HOME ORDER

A 'Stay at Home' order has been issued for the greater KC area and will begin Tuesday, March 24.
Full text of the order is here.


Jackson County 'Stay at Home' facts

If you would like to receive updates about what the City of Kansas City, Missouri is doing in response to the coronavirus, text COVIDKC to 888777.

The statewide hotline number is 877-435-8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Read more here: https://www.kansascity.com/news/coronavirus/article241219001.html?#storylink
 
 
MIDTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS
Check your neighborhood's site for their meetings & events!

Coleman Highlands
Heart of Westport
Hyde Park
Old Hyde Park Historic District
Plaza/Westport
Roanoke
Rockhill
Southmoreland
Union Hill
Valentine
Volker
West Plaza
EVENTS
 
PLEASE NOTE:
With almost all public events being postponed or canceled, we will list events which are elections, online, or optimistically scheduled for after April 24. If you have an event you would like us to list or update, email info here.

 
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The Midtown Weekly, please email info and a photo (if you have one) to LEIGH by Thursday, the week before the date of the event.