LRHS Cares Committee News

Wed, 02/03/2021 - 9:23pm

LRHS Cares Committee’s Mission: 

LRHS Cares Committee strives to assess the needs of our students and families and connect them with suitable resources in order to support the overall wellbeing of our students and help them achieve their academic potential. 

Support Our LRHS Cares Initiatives With a Donation

Free Food Distribution:  April 19th (Mon) - April 25th (Sun)

April 19th (Monday):

Noon - 4 pm: Food items are in pre-packaged “grab and go” bags. The Howard County MultiService Center Food Pantry, 9900 Washington Blvd., Suite I, Laurel, MD

April 20th (Tuesday): 

4 - 6 pm:  Free food, fresh produce, dairy, meat, frozen items, non-perishables, diapers, hygiene products.  Community Action Council of Howard County, 9385 Gerwig Lane, Suite J, Columbia, MD 21046.  

April 21st (Wednesday): 

Noon - 4 pm: Food items are in pre-packaged “grab and go” bags. The Howard County MultiService Center Food Pantry, 9900 Washington Blvd., Suite I, Laurel, MD

4 pm:  Free restaurant food prepared by local restaurants with a grant.  Feed Howard County, Howard Crossing Apartments, 8732 Town & Country Blvd., Ellicott City, MD.

4 - 6 pm:  Free food, fresh produce, dairy, meat, frozen items, non-perishables, diapers, hygiene products.  Community Action Council of Howard County, 9385 Gerwig Lane, Suite J, Columbia, Md 21046. 

5 - 8 pm: Provides food and supplies.  If delivery is needed, click on the I NEED DELIVERY button at:  http://columbiacare.live/how-to-get-supplies/  Please note that delivery will take between 10-15 days.  Columbia Community Care (CCC) Distribution Locations: Long Reach Village Center, 8775 Cloudleap Court, Suite 9, Columbia, MD 21045, Stevens Forest Neighborhood Ctr, 6061 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045, Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia, MD 21044

April 22 (Thursday):

1 - 4 pm:   Free food, fresh produce, dairy, meat, frozen items, non-perishables, diapers, hygience products.  Community Action Council of Howard County, 9385 Gerwig Lane, Suite J, Columbia, MD 21046. 

April 23 (Friday):

4 – 8:00 pm: Provides pre-packaged bags of food and household goods.  Open only to residents of Elkridge, Hanover, or Jessup  Must bring proof of residence (utility bills, driver's license, or other photo ID). Elkridge Food Pantry, 5646 Furnace Ave, Elkridge, MD 21075.

April 24th (Saturday):

9 am - 12 pm:   Free food, fresh produce, dairy, meat, frozen items, non-perishables, diapers, hygience products.  Community Action Council of Howard County, 9385 Gerwig Lane, Suite J, Columiba, Md 21046. 

9:30 – 11:30 am:  Provides non-perishable food to those in need.  Bridgeway Community Cupboard, 9189 Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD 21045.

10:00 - 11:00am: Provide boxes of food that contain 30.5 pounds of fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy, and meat.  Each family will be eligible to receive one box of food, and all participants must wear a face mask during pickup.  There are no income or documentation restrictions.  Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin, Ln, Columbia, MD 21045.  

10:30 am - 1:30 pm: Provides food and supplies.  If delivery is needed, click on the I NEED DELIVERY button at:  http://columbiacare.live/how-to-get-supplies/  Please note that delivery will take between 10-15 days.  Columbia Community Care (CCC): Long Reach Village Center, 8775 Cloudleap Court, Suite 9, Columbia, MD 21045, Stevens Forest Neighborhood Ctr, 6061 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045, Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia, MD 21044

 

Pick up FREE food at Long Reach High School

(for Howard County residents ages 0-18)

Monday – Friday:  9-10am

Students Continuing Virtual Learning (Group V) and any non-HCPSS students age 18 and under

Meals will be available for pick up on Mondays and Thursdays only and will include breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner.

Monday pickups will include meals for Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Thursday pickups will include meals for Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Online meal pre-ordering will be available on Nutrislice
All pre-orders must be placed two school days in advance
Meals may also be received without pre-ordering by walking up to any available meal site
Pick-up times at all meal sites will change as follows:

Long Reach High School

6101 Old Dobbin Road

Columbia, MD 21045

Located at front of building outside cafeteria doors (purple picnic tables)

Pre-order food:  https://hcpss.nutrislice.com/menus-eula

Flyer with all information on free meals through HCPSS:

https://news.hcpss.org/news-posts/2021/02/update-to-student-meals-procedures-effective-march-1-2021/ 

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Rental and Mortgage Assistance Funds!!

Howard County Government released funds for rental and mortgage assistance. These resources will be exhausted quickly. Call or email any one of the offices below to request assistance application:

Community Action Council, cac-hc.org, clientassistance@cac-hc.org, 410-313-6440

Grassroots, grassrootscrisis.org, evictionprevention@grassrootscrisis.org, 410-531-6677

FIRN, firnonline.org, housinghelp@firnonline.org, 443-276-3166

Family & Children’s Services, fcsmd.org, lspivey@fcsmd.org, 443-864-0379 

➤  Search for ALL Types of Assistance Available in Howard County:  https://services.howardcountymd.gov/hcportal?category_id=273d4345db209450bcfffce9af961947

➤  Apply for Free and Reduced Meals (FARMS) to get access to free resources: https://www.myschoolapps.com/Application#

➤  Where to Get Tested for COVID in Howard County:

https://www.howardcountymd.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=2OIlm6sGxfA%3d&portalid=0

➤  Find a COVID-19 Testing Site in Maryland:  https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/symptoms-testing