[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Dear Achieve Family,

We care about you all so much and we are hoping that everyone is doing the best they can during this difficult time. Here at Achieve, we want to know that we’re thinking of you and are offering everyone a virtual hug. We love you all!

As our country and the world continue to face the challenges presented by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Achieve Miami seeks to aggregate information and resources that may be helpful for students and families during this difficult time.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading heading_semantic=”h3″ text_size=”h3″]Food Distribution[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]MDCPS Resources: For food access during spring break please refer to Miami-Dade County Service Centers for Families in Need.

Feeding South Florida: Feeding South Florida provides direct-service programs to individuals in need of assistance. If you would like to refer a client to Feeding South Florida for benefits assistance, please fill out the Client Referral Form. If you’re in need of food assistance, search the directory to find an agency near you. Please call each agency to find out their hours of operation. No one in need of assistance should ever be charged for food. If you are asked to pay, please contact an Agency Relations team member.

Farmshare: Farmshare distributes healthy and nutritious fruits, vegetables, proteins and other non-perishable food to Florida families, children, seniors and individuals in need. To find a food bank, click here.

If you have the resources to support food distribution efforts in our community, please consider donating to Feeding South Florida or Farmshare.

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading heading_semantic=”h3″ text_size=”h3″]Online Educational Resources[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]If you’re a student or if you’re home with students, here are some great educational resources that we’d recommend you look into!

If you do not currently have internet service, please know that Xfinity has opened up it’s hotspots and that Comcast is offering two months of free internet service for low-income families.

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading heading_semantic=”h3″ text_size=”h3″]KEEPING YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY, AND YOUR COMMUNITY HEALTHY[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]

You can find additional information on preventing COVID-19 at Prevention for 2019 Novel Coronavirus and at Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities. Additional information on how COVID-19 is spread is available at How COVID-19 Spreads.

For more information about how Miami-Dade County Public Schools are handling the coronavirus situation, please visit this website. Specific resources include M-DCPS Support Lines, M-DCPS Online Resources, Coronavirus Updates.

If you need anything else from Achieve Miami at this time, please reach out to us at [email protected].[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space empty_h=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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