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Information for Coronavirus
Pick up/Delivery Services
- Omaha’s Lee Law Offices are coordinating volunteer efforts to help elderly and the homebound pick up groceries, medications and meals. If you need help, call 402-934-4409 or email email@example.com.
- CVS is offering pharmacy delivery. Visit www.cvs.com to find store location and request RX fill.
Elderly Specific Resources
- Elderly person in need should contact St. Vincent De Paul parish office at 402-496-7988
- Intercultural Senior Center: Food pantry for adults ages 50 and older who live in Douglas County. Home delivery, pick up and drive up options available. Home delivery should call 402-444-6529. Pick up and Drive up location is 5545 Center St. dates and times are Monday through Friday 10am and 4pm.
- St. Vincent de Paul: call 402-909-5168 and a volunteer will contact you within 24 hours
- Residents who fall behind on bills with MUD or OPPD. Disconnections for non-payment suspended through April 30th.
- COX: For the next 60 days (3/13/20) COX will be upgrading internet speeds, not terminating service for any residential or small business customer because of inability to pay, waive late fees, open COX Wifi hotspots, and fast track Connect2Complete services so students can continue to learn from home (will still cost $9.95 per month)
- Spectrum: Offering free internet during school shutdowns by calling 1-844-8398.
- Comcast: Offers free internet services to low income families during the outbreak. Must apply at https://corporate.comcast.com
- CenturyLink: Will waive late fees and will not terminate a residential or small business customer’s service for the next 60 days due to financial circumstances associated with COVID-19.
- The Salvation Army is providing pantry orders. Anyone in need may pick up a food box at the Burrows Center, 6101 NW Radial Highway, between 9am-11am, and 1pm to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.
- The NorthStar Foundation, the Learning Community of Douglas & Sarpy Counties and Millard Public Schools are distributing evening meals at three drive-up location sites through March 20. Sites will be open from 4 - 6 p.m. Families can pick up meals at: NorthStar Foundation at 4292 N 49th Street, the Learning Community of South Omaha at 2302 M Street and Millard Middle School at 12801 L Street.
- Council Bluffs Public Schools District is offering daily drive-thru or walk-up meals at its schools from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children must be present to receive meals.
- DC West Schools will provide students with daily breakfast and lunch pick-up meals from 11:30 a.m. to noon at these locations: Platte Valley Apartments in Valley; The Pines bus stop, 7516 N 286th Street; DC West MS/HS building in the bus lane, 401 S Pine Street, Christian Church parking lot in Waterloo, and Thrive Space parking lot in Waterloo.
- Ralston Public Schools is offering daily breakfast and lunch pick-up meals for students. Families can pick up meals at Ralston High School and Ralston Middle School from 9 a.m. to noon.
- Papillion La Vista Community Schools is offering FREE breakfast and lunches for all families in need. Pick up a week's worth of grab and go breakfast and lunches for any student ages 1-18. Every Monday starting March 23, 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- La Vista Middle School (7900 Edgewood Blvd La Vista, NE 68128)
- Golden Hills Elementary (2912 Coffey Ave, Bellevue, NE 68123)
- You will be given enough FREE meals for the week for each child living in your home
- Rejoice! Lutheran Church is setting up an emergency food pantry at its campus at 2556 S. 138th Street on Tuesdays from noon to 5 p.m.
- Abide is working to help North Omaha residents. They are collecting non-perishable food items, cleaning supplies, diapers/wipes etc to pass out to vulnerable families in our Lighthouse Neighborhoods Monday-Saturday until March 31st. Contact Rosie Schuman at 402-201-3419 for more information.
- Drive Up Mobile Food Pantries – Food Bank for the Heartland:
- March 20th – Plattsmouth Bible Church (1602 1st Ave. Plattsmouth, NE) 4:00 pm until out
- March 24th – Kreft Primary School (3206 Renner Dr. Council Bluffs, IA) 4:30-5:30 pm
- March 25th – Mission Middle School (2202 Washington St. Bellevue, NE) 5:00-6:30 pm
- March 28th – All Saints Episcopal Church (9302 Blondo St. Omaha, NE) 8:30-10:00 am
- March 28th – Church of the Holy Spirit (1305 Thomas Dr. Bellevue, NE) 10:00 am-12:00 pm
- Other Food Pantries:
- Project Hope, Inc (6201 N 60th St.): Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 11:00 am-2:45 pm
- Divine Mercy Center and Pantry (St. Vincent De Paul 2101 Leavenworth St.) call for hours 402-341-1689
- Families with children (0-21) in the home can get 5 days’ worth of meals to include breakfast and lunch as the following sites: Westbrook Elementary (1312 Robertson Dr.) and Westside Middle School (8601 Arbor St) from 8:30 am-1:00 pm
- Heart Ministry Center (2222 Binney St.) will continue to offer an “express” pantry at the following times – Tuesday: Seniors (55+) 10:00 am-1:00 pm, Wednesday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm, Thursday: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm, Friday: 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am-11:00 am
Food Bank List with Contact Info (pdf 503kb)
Mobile Food Pantries with Locations and Times (pdf 434kb)