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Organization NameEmail AddressWhich category best describes the primary focus of your organization's work?What county(ies) do you serve? Please check all that apply.As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, what operational changes has your organization experienced to date? Please check all that apply.Please check all that apply (if any) to the services your organization currently provides:As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, what financial ramifications has your organization experienced to date? Please check all that apply.What range best describes your organization's total annual operating budget, prior to the outbreak of COVID-19?Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, how many full-time equivalent (FTE) staff were employed at your organization?Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, how many volunteers did you depend on to support your services?Please estimate the level of impact COVID-19 is CURRENTLY having on the programs, services, or general operations of your organization.Please explain your answer abovePlease estimate the level of impact COVID-19 is ANTICIPATED to have on the programs, services, or general operations of your organization.Please explain your answer aboveDo you plan to take advantage of the CARES Act and Payroll Protection Plan (PPP)?As the spread of COVID-19 intensifies, what are your immediate concerns for carrying out your mission and caring for people that you serve?What is your organization doing differently in response to COVID-19, including new ways to deliver services you're exploring or implementing? Are you experiencing or exploring new partnerships with other organizations?If you had a fundraising event affected by COVID-19, how did you address it?What resources could local funders, capacity builders, and government entities provide that would help your nonprofit respond to challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic?Is there anything else you want funders, capacity builders, and government entities to know?When it comes to the communities you serve or that your organization is a part of, what types of institutions or groups are you seeing that are playing a key role in supporting your communities in response to COVID-19?Do you have anything you could offer to assist other nonprofits?Do you need anything else or wish to communicate anything else?Organization NamePlease provide your name.Please provide your organization's address, city, state, and zip.Please provide your phone number.Enter your organization's website.
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A Kid's Dream Inc.tremicacarter@akidsdreaminc.comEducationBarrowCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absencesMy organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Loss of corporate sponsorships$100,000 - $249,9991 - 5Less than 10Potentially CatastrophicThe lack of funding as well as seeing our students has caused a major disruption. We were mentoring and its hard to help kids virtuallyPotentially CatastrophicThe lack of funding as well as seeing our students has caused a major disruption. We were doing mentoring so its hard to help kids virtuallyUnsureNo face to face contact (mentoring)Virtual and phone calls Postponed the event for a future dateWe need to get students dorm room supplies before entering college in the fallWe have successfully mentored and assisted 100 plus socioeconomically disadvantaged go onto higher education with dorm supplies for 5 years for FREE Barrow County Family Connections I have higher education and mentoring knowledgeWe could really use overhead expense funding and dorm room supplies for our studentsA Kid's Dream Inc.Tremica Carter163 MLK Jr Drive Winder GA 306806789797125www.akidsdreaminc.com
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Acceptance Recovery Centerbrandy@arc-ga.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Instituted hiring freeze, Adjusted wages and benefits, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serve, Staff compassion fatigue and increased secondary trauma My organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support$500,000 - $999,9996 - 1011 - 50Moderate DisruptionsWhile we are still serving the recovery community, access to care has been altered due to the lack of support staff. Moderate DisruptionsOur board leadership has been fierce in ensuring our operations are well strategically planned. YesSupporting the staff that supports those that are in our care. Our program income has been reduced while our overhead has stayed consistent.We have began offering telehealth services to those in our care to not interrupt treatment services. Postponed the event for a future dateRent relief for our largest property that houses our men's center. Addiction and homelessness does not stop in the midst of a pandemic, our intake calls have increased significantly. Envision Athens, AACF, United Way, Chamber of CommerceIf we are able to continue to serve, everyone benefits. Our largest overhead is our main property. If we were given support by our landlord we could add some contractors back to the schedule. Acceptance Recovery CenterBrandy L AndersonPO BOX 6693 Athens GA 306066786004623acceptancerecoverycenter.org
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ACTION, Inc.lgautreaux@actionincorporated.orgSocial Services (all ages)Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities haveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events$2M - $4M11 - 20Minor DisruptionsAbout 2 weeks before becoming an extreme issue, we developed work-at-home policies for operations, service delivery and duties to not incur layoffs.Minor DisruptionsWe will not have disruptions as we anticipate an overwhelming increase in individuals seeking our services and we will need to adjust and ramp up. YesThe sheer magnitude of people affected needing crisis assistance and intervention. Not having the personnel/funding/time required to meet the needs.Mostly health/safety measures and we always seek new partnerships! We will also increase focus on education and training to help people move forward.Did not have the eventMostly funding to help with service delivery & tuition support for training/education as people ‘retool’ their careers to move forward. There needs to be measures in place to ensure people affected by Covid, with partial or job loss, are the ones who are receiving assistance.Local, state and federal governments, businesses, individuals, nonprofits, civic, faith-based...There’s a true “coming together” of support.ACTION is poised to continue and expand services, including financial assistance to address current crises and move people forward to future SuccessACTION is small but we are mighty, committed to our Mission & communities. We believe & practice collaboration & helping others to help themselves. ACTION, Inc.Lisa Gautreaux2440 West Broad Street, Suite 9, Athens . GA 30606706.546.8293 x 12actionathens.org
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American Red Cross of Northeast GAmarlon.trone@redcross.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Instituted hiring freeze, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19.Cancellation of fundraising events, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support, Loss of corporate sponsorships$1M - $2M1 - 5101 - 500Moderate DisruptionsWe are providing critical services & responds, but our method of delivery has shifted to a virtual environment to protect staff and clients. Minor DisruptionsWe continue to work from home and reduce our 1:1 contact with individuals. No large group activities will be conducted in the near future. UnsureUncertainty of health environment and of people's ability to support the mission financially and physically. Disasters will continue - so must we. ARC is operating in a virtual environment; increased use of technology, partnerships and data; equipping our staff & volunteers with PPE; re-trainingsome were cancelled but, hoping to reschedule in the future. funding is critical; new ideas and collaborative resources; ARC will continue to serve our communities - regardless of challenges. The method of delivery can be more costly and challenging - but mission is 1st!Humanitarian services agencies, finance, and many other organizations are stepping up to support the mission. Yes! A large network of volunteers and leadership Service delivery is a priority for our organization. While it may look and feel a little different, the quality, scope and outcomes remain the same. American Red Cross of Northeast GAMarlon Trone1691 Meriweather Drive - Suite 103, Watkinsville Georgia 30677706-395-0127https://www.redcross.org/local/georgia/about-us/locations/northeast-georgia.html
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Ashton Hope Keegan Foundationashtonhopekeeganfoundation@gmail.comEducationClarke, OconeeA significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities haveMy organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, We reallocated our funds from scholarships to direct support of women to meet their living expenses if they became unemployed due to the virusLess than $49K011 - 50Moderate DisruptionsWe reallocated our budget from scholarships to grants to women to meet their existential needs. As such, we are unable to also fund many scholarships.Moderate DisruptionsNoWe mitigated these women's needs in April; as we go into May, they will again face the anguish of finding money for rent, food, and utilities.Redirecting our funds to existential needs.Postponed the event for a future dateWe provide direct grants to affected women. As such, our need would be additional funds.We provide educational opportunities to women who were left behind. By helping meet their needs, we ensure they will continue their education.Food and housing assistance are the biggest needsWe would be willing to help in any way we canGood luck and stay safe, everyone! We will get through this together!Ashton Hope Keegan FoundationKim Keegan1230 Scotland Bend, Watkinsville, GA 30677(660) 233-2512AshtonHopeKeeganFoundation.org
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ATHENS ALLIANCE COALITIONathensalliancecoalition@gmail.comSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Instituted hiring freeze, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities haveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Loss of corporate sponsorshipsLess than $49K6 - 1011 - 50Significant DisruptionsWith the social dissident going on nothing can really be conducted in person.Significant DisruptionsWithout the proper material, we can only provide services over the phone.UnsureAll the communities that depends on us will not lose hope.We try to use the internet for servicesPostponed the event for a future dateDONATIONSResearch the Athens Alliance Coalition websiteClark County libraryNoNoATHENS ALLIANCE COALITIONCharles Hardy6786989100https://alliancecoalitionllc.com/
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Athens Area Diaper Bankerin@athensareadiapers.comSocial Services (all ages)Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities haveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Increased grant and individual funding, Re-allocation of expenses for future programming and operational changesLess than $49K011 - 50Significant DisruptionsAll volunteer events are on pause. Not being able to run diaper drives means we must purchase nearly 100% of diapers needed.Moderate DisruptionsOur model for diaper distribution has already been efficient...now it takes more money and more work from a small group to make it happen. NoSupply chain issues; not being able to step up to the increased demand for assistance.New partnerships, contactless diaper distribution.Did not have the eventLocal schools are keeping children fed and connected (virtually) with the community...way to go!!We love our community, and we appreciate the support that folks have showered upon us all.Athens Area Diaper BankErin Campbel485 Huntington Road, Suite 192; Athens GA 30606706-621-7265www.athensareadiaperbank.com
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Athens Area Homeless Shelterdirector@helpathenshomeless.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeIncreased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communitiesMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events$500,000 - $999,9996 - 10More than 500Moderate DisruptionsWe've adapted to safely provide core services of shelter, housing, education support & case management. Missing extras like children's groups, etc.Minor DisruptionsWe'll continue adapting to safely provide supplemental services. Can't yet predict financial impact; 50% of budget depends on community donations.YesProviding shelter, housing, basic needs, educational support and case management safely. Financially sustaining programs with decreased donations.Partnering w/ ACC to shelter more families in hotel, converted our community space to fit in more families, & extended all families in housing programDid not have the eventCleaning supplies and PPE, unrestricted donor dollars, grocery donationsWe've been able to increase our capacity to meet the city's need. To remain healthy and sustain, we will need financial assistance. Local government and community donors.We've created emergency wages policy and adapted our policies to fit the changes we've made for safety purposes during the pandemic.. Again, we've risen to meet the community's need. While we have the cash flow to do so now, we will need financial support to sustain into future. Athens Area Homeless ShelterShea Post620 Barber Street Athens GA 30601706-354-0423www.helpathenshomeless.org
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Athens Community Council on Agingeanthony@accaging.orgSocial Services (all ages)Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Increased grant and individual funding$4M - $8MMore than 30101 - 500Significant DisruptionsDecrease in revenue due to programs closing, drastic increase in demand for Meals on Wheels service. Significant DisruptionsOur concern is in 12-18 months when we begin to face cuts in our federal, state and local grants. Our state grants are projected to be cut by 14%.YesProviding direct service to older adults-our most vulnerable are more isolated and at-risk than ever before. We've partnered with many in our community to focus our resources and service delivery to food and basic needs, security checks and social connection.Did not have the eventFunding, volunteersACCA is committed to ensuring that no senior is left behind during COVID. Although our work is very different, our mission is not. Local small businesses, faith-based groups, non-profits working together, our county agencies.We are available to assist with food access and delivery and volunteer coordination. We're available to assist in any way that we can . We are always in need of toilet paper and cleaning supplies for our clients.Athens Community Council on AgingEve Anthony135 Hoyt St. Athens, GA 30601706-549-4850www.accaging.org
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Athens Nurses ClinicPaige.AthensNursesClinic@gmail.comEnvironment and HealthBanks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Adjusted wages and benefits, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, An overwhelming loss of funding- our Angel Sponsor (50% of our monthly budget) cancelled with no notice, due to major COVID financial disruptions of their own statewide organization. We started immediately restructuring, have had to cut almost half our budget, but this can cause the Clinic to cease operations, leaving 1,500 uninsured indigent patients with no place to go.My organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support, Loss of corporate sponsorships$500,000 - $999,99911 - 2011 - 50Potentially CatastrophicIf the Clinic has reconstructed programs; half staff are now volunteers; we cutting servicesPotentially CatastrophicWe may have to close and discontinue all health services to the uninsuredYesContinuing to help maintain, stabilize and improve the health of our uninsured indigent patientsMore telemedicine and phone consultations; helping support the Homeless Day Center and Salvation Army clientsTomatoes at Terrapin will be cancelled, Board members attempting to make it virtualFunding is key- for primary staff, medications, and laboratory testing, and Electronic Medical Record maintenenceThe Athens Nurses Clinic 's safe, accessable free health care program for uninsured indigent patients will end. Patients will not have access to careEveryone- churches providing food, community supporting local businesses and restaurants, We have some office /storage spaces not in use. There may be some extra PPEWe all need to remain strong together. That has always been key to the Athens areaAthens Nurses ClinicPaige Cummings240 North Avenue, Athens, Ga 30601706-340-0322www.AthensNursesClinic.org
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Athens-Clarke County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, Inc.mdickens@accsane.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of supplies or services from your partners, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serve, Unforseen expenses related to PPE, Sanitation, COVID Screening and TeleworkMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support, Loss of corporate sponsorships, Increased expense for PPE, Sanitation, Screening and Telework$100,000 - $249,9991 - 5Less than 10Moderate DisruptionsWe have had to postpone (potentially cancel one fundraiser so far) and we have had increased costs related to COVID-19. Potentially CatastrophicIf COVID causes us to lose hospital contribution as anticipated and we have to cancel our next event the financial impact will affect operations.YesAccess to services and increased exposure to abuse for our clients. Having to reduce or cut current programs.Virtual case staffing, remote follow up with clients. Prescreening before arriving Postponed the event for a future dateDonations of PPE, and monetary donations to support operating expenses.Each employee/contractor provides direct service. We are the only provider of this service in 8 of the 10 counties we serve. Schools, advocacy organizations, healthcare organizations and small businesses. We have documents and policies related to operating under pandemic plan, supplemental pay, and supplier lists of PPEAthens-Clarke County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, Inc.Michelle DickensThe Family Protection Center 3035 Lexington Road Athens, Georgia 30605706-540-6468www.saneinc.org
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Barrow County Family Connections tremicacarter@akidsdreaminc.comEducationBarrowCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absencesMy organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Loss of corporate sponsorships$100,000 - $249,9991 - 5Less than 10Potentially CatastrophicThe lack of funding as well as seeing our students has caused a major disruption. We were mentoring and its hard to help kids virtuallyPotentially CatastrophicThe lack of funding as well as seeing our students has caused a major disruption. We were doing mentoring so its hard to help kids virtuallyUnsureNo face to face contact (mentoring)Virtual and phone calls Postponed the event for a future dateWe need to get students dorm room supplies before entering college in the fallWe have successfully mentored and assisted 100 plus socioeconomically disadvantaged go onto higher education with dorm supplies for 5 years for FREE Barrow County Family Connections I have higher education and mentoring knowledgeWe could really use overhead expense funding and dorm room supplies for our studentsA Kid's Dream Inc.Tremica Carter163 MLK Jr Drive Winder GA 306806789797125www.akidsdreaminc.com
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Bethel Haven, Inc.melinda@bethelhaven.netReligion or Faith-BasedBanks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Adjusted wages and benefits, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Reduced earned revenue/fee for service$250,000 - $499,99911 - 20Less than 10Potentially CatastrophicThe pandemic has caused Bethel Haven to move the majority of our counseling sessions to "Telehealth". A new phone system has also been put in place. Potentially Catastrophic A drastic increase in need for counseling and the # of counselors. Increased # of suicidal ideation, anxiety, depression, abuse, grief, etc. YesAdditional funding for operational cost due to increased need counseling. Bethel Haven has moved the majority of counseling sessions to Telehealth. We are open partnering with the community. N/ALocal funders, capacity builders, and government entities could provide Bethel Haven with additional funds for operating cost during this pandemic. Bethel Haven is willing to collaborate with community partners to ensure that counseling needs are met during this critical time. We have found the following are playing a key role in support; local churches, private donors, other non-profits and government entities. Bethel Haven can offer counseling to the community. Our heart is to serve our community in order to promote emotional and mental health for everyone. We offer our services based on a sliding scale fee.Bethel Haven, Inc.Melinda Allen1622 Mars Hill Road, Suite A, Watkinsville, GA 30677(706)310-9046Bethelhaven.net
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BikeAthensshop@bikeathens.orgSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirementsMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events$50,000 - $99,9991 - 511 - 50Moderate DisruptionsOur shop is closed to the public. Our regular volunteers are staying home. We are still getting requests for bikes from our service partners.Moderate DisruptionsIt is unclear how long this will last or if we will be able to continue to meet the demand to provide affordable transportation to our clients. UnsureKeeping staff, volunteers, and clients safe.Access to our shop is by appointment. We have begun pickup and drop-off services for bike repairs so people can go to the store or essential job.Did not have the eventDonate. We take bicycles, bicycle parts, and money.Access to affordable transportation is a critical component of social and economic mobility. We provide that through bikes. There are so many of our nonprofit partners doing great work to help those in need during COVID-19We can provide clients with free bicycle repairs or a donated bike.BikeAthensScott Long1075 W. Broad St. Athens GA 306067062499550www.bikeathens.org
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Books for Keepsleslie@booksforkeeps.orgEducationClarke, ElbertCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced grant funding, Loss of corporate sponsorships$250,000 - $499,9991 - 5More than 500Significant DisruptionsOur organization would have operated a school-based program in April and May. We are retooling that program to offer it through an online format.Significant DisruptionsWhile we are pivoting, we recognize that our ability to reach 100 percent of area K-5 students will be hobbled. We're trying to mitigate this.YesContinuing book provision and mission fulfillment while keeping our staff and volunteers safe, in spite of observing strict safety protocols.In close partnership with CCSD, moving our book distributions online, with delivery happening through community partners (including CCSD, UGA, etc.)Postponed the event for a future dateGeneral operating support.Nonprofits are partnering in new and innovative ways - including with businesses - more than ever before, and more than anyone truly realizes.Community Partnership of Elbert County; in Clarke County, all of the ones you already know about. Leading role by CCSD, food bank, ACCA, etc.Books for families that need them - picked up from our warehouse.Books for KeepsLeslie HaleP.O. Box 49761, Athens, GA 30604(828) 713-2132www.booksforkeeps.org
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Brightpaths (formerly Prevent Child Abuse Athens, Inc.)dearnest@pcaathens.orgSocial Services (all ages)Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeChallenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations$500,000 - $999,99911 - 2011 - 50Moderate DisruptionsOur largest program, in terms of numbers served, begins in the hospitals which have limited access to our staff for a timeModerate DisruptionsWe visit new parents in hospitals and do long-term in-home visits; until we know it is safe for staff/clients we will continue virtual servicesYesLoss of special event generated income to pay for suchAll services have gone virtualCancelled and moved donated dollars to unrestricted funding (at donor's discretion)Help generate income and/or increase our technology capacityWe make many referrals to agencies providing food, clothing, shelter and mental health supportBrightpaths (formerly Prevent Child Abuse Athens, Inc.)David Earnest1551 Jennings Mill Rd. Suite 700A, Watkinsville, GA 30677(706) 546-9713www.brightpathsathens.org
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Canopy Studioann@canopystudio.orgArts, Culture, and HumanitiesBarrow, Clarke, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Adjusted wages and benefits, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Increased grant and individual funding, delay of launching public phase of capital campaign$500,000 - $999,9991 - 511 - 50Significant DisruptionsSince 3/12 we have cancelled 70+ classes and 50+ private lessons each week. All spring performances and community events have been cancelled.Moderate DisruptionsOnce we resume operations, we expect smaller class sizes, less funding for our outreach program, and limited seating for performances.YesWe are not able to see our students or outreach groups for in-person lessons. Community partners are canceling workshops.Online classes and waiving fees as requested. Researching ways to access program dollars that state and local agencies may receive as part of CARES.Postponed the event for a future dateAdditional cleaning, access to larger performance space, sponsorships of outreach activities, delay of mortgage, grants for property redevelopment.We are fiscally responsible and have the ability to weather this crisis and re-open. Goals of building and expansion are delayed but not out of reachCurrently working on Approved Provider Status with CCSD so that we may be a part of Title IVb activities for our public schools.We have provided free or low-cost programming to other agencies and non-profits for almost 20 years, we look forward to resuming these partnerships. We have specific needs outside of funding, please email info@canopystudio with questions about this.Canopy StudioAnn K. Woodruff160-6 Tracy St. Athens, GA 30677706 549-8501www.canopystudio.org
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Chess & Communityinfo@chessandcommunity.orgOther (Please Specify)Barrow, Clarke, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, Impacted our annual conference which serves as the major fundraising tool for our organization. None of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating supportLess than $49K011 - 50Minor DisruptionsWe were successful at transitioning our youth programs online. We canceled all of our community open programs.Moderate DisruptionsMost of our physical youth enrichment programs are postponed until further notice. UnsureMimicking the same impact we had physically online. Our capital campaigns were disrupted which will impact our long-term planing. Yes. We have moved our programs online and our children are engaging with a global audience. Giving Tuesday through social media. Continue organizing the meetings and building a unified collective voice. Emergency funds for struggling non-profits are also extremely important. Continue to invite and include everyone in the collective dialogue. Nonprofit weekly calls with Envision, Athens Area Community Foundation. EADCThis too shall pass. You now have so much new things to add to your experience. Chess & CommunityLemuel LaRoche475 Huntington Rd Suite 150
Athens, GA 30606
7707283808www.chessandcommunity.org
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Children First, incinfo@childrenfirst-inc.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced grant funding$500,000 - $999,9996 - 10101 - 500Moderate DisruptionsMost services are continuing through virtual platforms, many of our grant billable services are down and we cannot train new volunteers.Significant DisruptionsWhen this ends, we anticipate a spike in the # of families needing our services which we will face with fewer volunteers and losses in grant funds.YesOur staff being able to safely connect with families and meet their needs.Our staff is working remotely, conducting family and volunteer contacts virtually. We are partnering with Neighborhood Leaders to meet family needs.Cleaning supplies and masks/gloves, smart devices for our clients to receive remote services, free high speed internet for our families.Though we have adapted quickly to this situation, it will be nearly impossible to "catch up" on fee for service grants and contracts this fiscal year.The School District, Homeless Services such as ARCH, businesses such as Creature Comforts and local restaurants.We are a distribution partner for Athens Area Diaper BankChildren First, incSusie Weller693 North Pope Street Athens, GA 30601706-613-1922www.childrenfirst-inc.org
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Chosen for Life Ministries abearden@chosenforlifeministries.orgReligion or Faith-BasedBarrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Instituted hiring freeze, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Loss of corporate sponsorships$250,000 - $499,9991 - 5101 - 500Significant DisruptionsOur Foster Care Support program depends on equipped community volunteers as they support local foster families- very difficult throughout distancing. Moderate DisruptionsDirect family-to-family support will continue to be complex as we navigate the well-being of our volunteers and community. YesOur families care for children who have experienced trauma; this can be amplified in the midst of current need. Support for families is critical. We have moved trainings to virtual and provided virtual resources for families. Postponed the event for a future dateWe welcome any resources or collaborations in support of families caring for vulnerable children during this time. It will be many months before we understand the impact of this time on the needs of the local child welfare, foster care, and adoption communities. Local church partners continue to navigate this pivot to building virtual community; DFCS also continues to provide crucial services for safety. Our Foster Family Clothes Closet is available by appointment. Chosen for Life Ministries Anna Bearden1800 Hog Mountain Road, 700-101, Watkinsville, GA 30677706-705-4492chosenforlifeministries.org
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Christ is Relief Inc.cirteam@christisrelief.orgOther (Please Specify)Clarke, MadisonDisruption of services to your clients or communities, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating supportLess than $49K1 - 511 - 50Significant DisruptionsDisruptions in many areas for responseModerate Disruptionssame as aboveYesjust preparations for the long haulexploring new partnersDid not have the eventmoNoChrist is Relief Inc.Shumonte Cooper1860 Barnnett Shoals Rd Ste 103-508 Athens GA 306057064087111www.christirelief.org
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Drug Free Athens/ Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Athenstknox@livedrugfree.orgEnvironment and HealthClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.none$100,000 - $249,9991 - 511 - 50Moderate DisruptionsModerate DisruptionsYesThe strategies identified in the Drug Free Communities funding involves environmental and individual strategies that we are unable to complete.All Stars is now being offered virtually for the students that attend the Boys and Girls Club in Athens. None was scheduled during this timeDrug Free Athens and the Student Against Destructive DecisionsDrug Free Athens serves the entire Athens-Clarke County, GA.Drug Free Athens works primarily with youth ages 11 to 18 and their families.Drug Free Athens could assist with sponsorships and programsDrug Free Athens is here to serve all of Athens- Clarke County youth and their families.Drug Free Athens/ Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of AthensTonya KnoxDrug Free Athens, c/o Tonya Knox, 351 Searchlight Drive, Winder, GA 30680678-590-0095www.drugfreeathens.org
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East Athens Development Corporationfsmith.eadc@gmail.comOther (Please Specify)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Increased grant and individual funding$50,000 - $99,9990Less than 10Moderate DisruptionsThe organization is adjusting and functioning fairly well during the crisis. Moderate DisruptionsThe organization anticipates a bright future. A virtual youth math camp will commence this summer. UnsureSafety is the top concern. Effectively carrying forward activities over digital platforms is another concern. We are doing everything possible remotely. When not possible, safety is emphasized. We have added important new partners and are adding others. Held the event virtuallyOperations and staff resources. Expertise and technical assistance. Grassroots groups and organizations. Individuals. . Willingness to partner and support wherever possible. We are in this together. East Athens Development CorporationFred Smith 410 McKinley Drive , Athens, GA 30601706-208-0048www.eadcinc.org
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Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP)ashley@extraspecialpeople.comSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding$1M - $2M11 - 20101 - 500Significant DisruptionsA majority, if not all, of ESP's programs have had to adjust because of COVID-19. We have had to innovate + create new programs to meet families needsSignificant DisruptionsWe are preparing for every possible scenario for our largest program, summer camp, but anticipate a significant change.YesFamilies with individuals with disabilities already face isolation; COVID-19 has only increased this and put many of our families in crisis.New emergency family support programming & partnerships for weekly meal delivery to 100+ families, financial assistance, respite & virtual servicesPostponed the event for a future dateContinued clear guidance on how to best operate our programs; support of our new emergency services; item donations for familiesESP's mission has grown and expanded during this time in significant ways, shifting our operation quickly and thoughtfully to meet new family needs.Local school systems in providing referrals of families with students with disabilities who need support; volunteer groups who donated suppliesWe are also open to collaborating with any agency to support families and individuals with disabilitiesWe are grateful for this community & appreciate any support to continue our new programs and meet the needs of our vulnerable populationExtra Special People, Inc. (ESP)Ashley Stewart189 VFW Drive, Watkinsville, GA 30677706-769-9333extraspecialpeople.com
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Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athenstim.johnson@fc-cis.orgSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations$500,000 - $999,99911 - 2051 - 100Significant DisruptionsNewly funded Neighborhood Leaders program & school-based site coordinators shifted to crisis response - getting food etc out, educating on safety,...Significant DisruptionsUnsureChildcare, school/learning, physical & mental health, safety (abuse/neglect, domestic violence), job loss/interruption, delays in unempl & other $s...Ongoing phone & internet outreach, delivering resources to homes, educating on safe distancing, Zoom trainings, supporting partner orgs ...Did not have the eventFunding, both for us and for those we partner with (Council on Aging, et al.). Food, diapers, cleaning/sanitizing, masks, fem. hygiene products,...There is extensive ongoing response planning (e.g. with child care providers, child safety, et al.), for immediate needs and transition. Local government, school district, food providers, Chamber, businesses, Community Foundation, scores of partner organizations, 211, UGA SSW/PH/FCS/OSLNeighborhood Leaders & site coordinators are helping with outreach & support. We continue to facilitate collaborative response in strategic areas. Funding for gas mileage. Education from & with (not just to) all parts of the community. Family Connection-Communities In Schools of AthensTim JohnsonPO Box 1904, Athens, GA 30603706-369-9732 www.fc-cis.org
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Family Counseling Service of Athens, Inccontactus@fcsathens.comEnvironment and HealthBanks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Instituted hiring freeze, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations$1M - $2M21 - 3011 - 50Moderate DisruptionsClinical procedures/operations and finances impacted. Sliding fee scale clients limited to sustain our services in the interim= to ensure our future.Moderate DisruptionsWe anticipate being able to serve less clients, a hiring freeze (2020), and an increase in the number of people needing MH treatment at a reduced fee.NoOur immediate concern is for the uninsured, the under-insured, the unemployed, and underemployed getting mental health/addiction treatment they need.Telehealth treatment, Zoom mtgs for groups, community partner mtgs, board mtgs, weekly staffing, and supervision. We also revised our intake process.We did an online social media ask in lieu of doing an event.funding for our indigent care services, additional clorox wipes and gloves, donations of technology (laptop, chargers, headsets for Avaya phones)Our Employee Assistance Program works with local businesses to provide counseling/consultation to their employees (contact me for more information).Athens Area Community Foundation, United Way, ACCUG, and UGAWe already provide counseling for The Cottage , Project Safe, Nuci Space, Specialty Care Clinic, and work with several other nonprofits with our EAP.I appreciate the Thursday Zoom meetings with other Directors to share resource information and learn how others are adapting to COVID 19.Family Counseling Service of Athens, IncTiffany George1435 Oglethorpe Ave. Athens, GA 30606
280 N. Broad St. Winder, GA 30680
7065497755www.fcsathens.com
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Family Promise of Athens (formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network)director@ihnathens.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of supplies or services from your partners, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Increased grant and individual funding$100,000 - $249,9991 - 5More than 500Significant DisruptionsBecause we rely on space provided by area congregations and significant time from dedicated volunteers our model of service has change significantly. Significant DisruptionsAs we move into an anticipated recession, we anticipate more need for our services to families experiencing homelessness and possible donor fatigue.YesHaving the funding, the volunteers, and the staff to meet the need that will come.We placed our families in a hotel and now have moved to a static shelter site. We are preparing to provide funding to prevent homelessness. Yes.We have an event planned in Oct and are still assessing. Fortunately our largest event occurred late Feb.Funding (esp. for salaries which are the hardest to fund), guidance and leadership on collaboration with other non-profits, administrative supportWe are grateful for the Athens community. Folks have been tremendously helpful and our leadership has been supportive. Thank you!Athens Area Community Foundation, Athens Congregations, United Way, Athens Chamber of Commerce, Envision Athens, First American Bank, ACC Gov. (HACD)We welcome collaboration to help prevent homelessness as the number of those at-risk rise.While band-aids will be need to be applied at this time, I hope that we use this as an opportunity to deal with the root causes of homelessness.Family Promise of Athens (formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network)Davin WelterPO Box 581, Athens, GA 30603/ 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA 30601706425-1881www.ihnathens.org
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Food As Real Medicine (FARM Rx) ProgramafmFARMRx@gmail.comSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeDisruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, Delay in programing and services for our communityMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating supportLess than $49K1 - 5Less than 10Significant DisruptionsFARMRx changed the education, selection, & produce incentive process to online/no contact. We can serve half as many people due to lack of funding. Moderate DisruptionsWe created a system to provide quality nutrition education, local organic produce, and healthcare without putting other at risk of COVID-19. NoIncreasing our funds to provide local, organic produce to as many underserved Athenians as possible. There is no lack of need, just a lack of funds. We have partnered with Collective Harvest and Mercy Clinic this year to provice a no-contact produce delivery and free healthcare to our particiapnts.Did not have the eventFunding to support more households within the program, volunteers to deliver the produce to each household, outreach to The FARM Rx program has run successfully for 3 years and has provided food for hundreds of underserved Athenians and helped dozens sign up for SNAP.Our partner clinics, Athens Nurse Clinic and Mercy Clinic, have been operating under new guidelines to keep their services availabe in a safe manner. We can partner with other institutions.Food As Real Medicine (FARM Rx) ProgramMonica Bledsoe545 Millstone Cir
Athens, GA 30605
6786621061http://athensfarmersmarket.net/farmrx
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Food Bank of Northeast Georgiactoney@foodbanknega.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Instituted hiring freeze, Adjusted wages and benefits, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities haveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Increased grant and individual funding$2M - $4M21 - 30101 - 500Moderate DisruptionsSuspended on-site volunteer program. Closed agency shopping floor. Steep drop in grocery-donated food.Significant DisruptionsContinued growth in demand for food as new people enter the network. Food supply issues nationally.YesFood supply. Private support. The possibility of a COVID diagnosis in my staff.No real changes, other than CDC safety precautions for staff and volunteers at mobile sites. National Guard personnel onsite.Did not have the eventFinancial contributions are the most powerful because of how we are able to purchase food in bulk.NoFood Bank of Northeast GeorgiaChuck Toney861 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 306077063548191www.foodbanknega.org
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Freedom from Bondage Women's Recovery Residencechris@freedomfrombondage.comOther (Please Specify)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeDisruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Extreme loss in operational revenueNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support$250,000 - $499,9991 - 5Less than 10Potentially CatastrophicAs a direct result of COVID-19, our “beds filled” percentage has dropped 68.9%. Potentially CatastrophicIf we are unable to sustain our operations through the income loss, we may be forced to permanently reduce our program capacity. YesOur primary concern is the health of our current and potential residents and keeping our community living program COVID-free if at all possible. We have developed and implemented an Infectious Disease Policies and Procedures manual, improved and standardized cleaning/disinfecting procedures. Did not have the eventDirection to and/or assistance with receiving funding and in-kind support for supplies needed. The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, Mask Making for Athens, local members of Alcoholics Anonymous, DIVAS Who Win and Athens Community Foundation. Freedom from Bondage Women's Recovery ResidenceMrs. Chris ChurchPO Box 80744, Athens, GA. 30608706-621-8010www.freedomfrombondage.com
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Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Inc.pmaddox@gshg.orgEducationBanks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Instituted hiring freeze, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirementsNone of the aboveReduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support, Transitioned in-person fundraising events to virtual$4M - $8MMore than 30More than 500Moderate DisruptionsTransitioned to virtual service to girls and adults; continue to evolve virtual programmingSignificant DisruptionsExpected fundraising is expected to be less virtual than in person. Cancellations of summer camp are expected for those who don't virtually camp.YesContinuing to engage clients virtually; raising funds to support programs and operations.Transitioned to virtual programming; exploring new relationships.Held the event virtuallyOur transition to virtual programming has been received very well with high engagements.First responders and basic needs.Share about virtual programming available to girls K-12.Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Inc.Paula Maddox185 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607706-548-7297www.gshg.org
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Girls Rock AthensGirlsRockCampAthens@gmail.comOther (Please Specify)Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donationsLess than $49K011 - 50Significant DisruptionsWe're trying to move to online programming but there are a lot of obstacles as our org is heavily based on experiences and bonds formed at camps.Significant DisruptionsWe're trying to move to online programming but there are a lot of obstacles as our org is heavily based on experiences and bonds formed at camps.UnsureWe're concerned about youth quarantined from mentors and peers that support complex experiences that result in resiliency, identity, and empowerment.We're looking at online programming and exploring new partnerships. It feels daunting to completely change the shape of our services. But we must!Postponed the event for a future dateTo move online we need equipment & skills in creating engaging and accessible content. We need cameras, tripods, lights, mics, video editing, etc.We're struggling, but we want to help create a more resilient and equitable community as the "new normal" during and after this pandemic!We're big fans of the mutual aid networks, the mayor and commissioners standing strong for safety. We're proud of our schools for their organizing.We would love to work together. We would love to share their stories and efforts that connect to our mission or our community.Athens is a unique place. We are small and we can adapt. We know and can do better by each other -and we will if we want to make it through this all.Girls Rock AthensJennifer WeishauptPO Box 423, Athens, GA, 30603706-510-7095www.GirlsRockAthensGA.org
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Giving Kitchenbryan@thegivingkitchen.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeIncreased demand for services or support from your clients and communitiesMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Increased grant and individual funding, Loss of corporate sponsorships, Significant increase in people needing assistance$2M - $4M11 - 2051 - 100Significant DisruptionsWe provide emergency financial assistance to food service workers and have seen 20 times higher volume year over year since COVID-19 began.Significant DisruptionsWe originally anticipated providing $1 million in financial assistance in 2020, we now believe it will be $1.8 to $2 million dollars.YesWe allow a 6-month time frame between a crisis and application eligibility and anticipate the number of people in need to continue to climb. We have implemented a expedited application process to help providing funding more quickly. We anticipate canceling most, if not all of our remaining 2020 fundraising events, including the one in the Athens area. Funding and opportunities to educate food service workers that GK provides funding for household expenses to those with a qualifying crisis.We have a stability network of 200+ GA organizations that we refer people that we either can't help or need additional help beyond what we provide. We would be happy to share information about our program if it would help other nonprofits. GK provides funds to foodservice workers experiencing illness, injury, death of an immediate family member, or a fire or flood housing crisis . Giving KitchenBryan Schroeder513 Edgewood Avenue, Suite 100, Atlanta GA 30312706.247.6466thegivingkitchen.org
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Jackson County Habitat for Humanitydirector@jacksoncountyhfh.orgSocial Services (all ages)JacksonDisruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotelyCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations1 - 5101 - 500Significant DisruptionsCovid19 prevents us from fully opening our ReStore, reduces donations to the store, prevents volunteer help on builds or at the store. Significant DisruptionsOur continued decrease in store revenue and donations is hampering our ability to finish/build 3 houses we are scheduled to complete by March 2021. YesCovid-19 is delaying our ability to provide three local families with needed decent, affordable, safe housing during this ongoing pandemic.We have increased our partnership with local furniture retailer and have pivoted to online virtual shopping and curbside pickup. Postponed the event for a future dateSponsor various contractors to help us keep making progress with our home building thereby keep contractors employed; sponsor building materials.JCHFH wants to keep our promises to local families in need of new homes. Funding in 2020 would go directly to materials and construction.Jackson County Habitat for HumanityAnne Auer661 S. Elm St. Commerce, GA 305297063870242jacksoncountyhfh.org
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Mercy Health Center, Incmichelej@mercyhealthcenter.netEnvironment and HealthBarrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirements, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support, More unrestricted grant funding and less individual$500,000 - $999,99911 - 20More than 500Significant DisruptionsWe received PPP.This has been a tremendous financial incentive.We rely heavily on fundraisers for qts 1-3 with 65% of our revenue in the 4th qt. Potentially CatastrophicWith UGA closed we are without 500 of our 700 volunteers until fall. Without fundraisers, we do not have sponsorships. This is over $100K bus income. YesBringing quality care to our patients is our #1 priority. We need l PPE and testing supplies, in order to serve our patients in a safe environmentWe are providing Behavioral visits online, primary care visits in our parking lot, and accepting new patients for our partnering organizations. Postponed the event for a future dateMercy Needs:volunteer providers,nurses, and pharmacists.The ability to test our patients in the future.Unrestricted financial resources are a must. We are grateful for the love, donations and staff meals. We are proud to serve the people of ACC.DPH, ACC gov., ACCF, Churches and community stakeholdersWe can help by taking referrals from our community partners. Thank you for all you have done to help us manage this pandemic. During this pandemic, open communication has been vital for survival and success. Mercy Health Center, IncMichele Johnson700 Oglethorpe Ave. Suite C7 Athens, GA 306067068706609mercyhealthcenter.net
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Northeast Georgia Youth Football Conferencerkdtlb@aol.comSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.101 - 500Significant DisruptionsParticipants rely on our organizations as a safe space for them after school and on weekends. COVID-19 has greatly limited our role as that lifeline.Significant DisruptionsInability of participants to remain active, get education support, and receive mentorship that in many cases only coaches have been able to provide.Exploration of virtual activities, increased check-ins, and mentor opportunities. Compiling activities to keep participants engaged/ relieve stress.Resources/ tools to encourage physical activity and healthy eating, funding/ monetary donations, incentives to support scholar program, mentorsFood distribution, financial supportNortheast Georgia Youth Football ConferenceTamika DrakeAthens, GA7062026037negyfc.org
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Nuçi's Spacejennifer@knottingdev.comOther (Please Specify)Clarke, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serve, we are investigating telehealth - any information on that would be helpfulMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Loss of corporate sponsorships, Terrapin has pivoted to other sponsorships that may inhibit them from completing their Corporate Sponsorship this year...$500,000 - $999,9991 - 511 - 50Potentially CatastrophicAll rentals cancelled events, rehearsal room rent, all fundraising events cancelled or potentially - specifically - our 20 year anniversary party. Potentially CatastrophicAll revenue streams are impacted.YesThe artists in Athens are a vulnerable demographicGarrie Vereen Fund for COVID affected artists...Investigating TelehealthDid not have the eventAccess to grants and other revenue streams to make up for revenue loss.Nuçi's SpaceJennifer Davidson, Board President396 Oconee St Athens, GA 30601404.428.6755www.nuci.org
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Oconee Cultural Arts Foundationdirector@ocaf.comArts, Culture, and HumanitiesClarke, OconeeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Instituted hiring freeze, Inability to meet deliverables of existing grant requirementsNone of the aboveCancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding$250,000 - $499,9991 - 5101 - 500Significant DisruptionsWe can not longer offer classes, workshops, exhibitions, programs, or open studio which are all public based functions and our main source of income.Potentially CatastrophicWithout public programs we lose our revenue stream that is the majority of our budget.YesSince arts are not a basic need like food, water, and shelter; immediate concern is how to carry out our mission to promote cultural arts and artists.We have moved our current exhibitions online and calling other organizations in the community to partner on online programming.Postponed the event for a future datea webinar specifically focused on resources for art entrepreneurs and arts-based businesses would be benefical.n/alibraries, chanber of commerce, and other arts and cultural institutionsn/an/aOconee Cultural Arts FoundationMiss La Ruchala Murphy34 School Street, PO Box 631, Watkinsville, GA 306777067694565www.ocaf.com
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Our Daily Bread Community Kitchenlsmothers@downtownministries.orgSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absencesMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.11 - 20101 - 500Moderate DisruptionsSignificant DisruptionsIt is yet to be seen if our Downtown Sports program will be able to carry on as usual this fall. We are facing increased costs do to changing our service styles.Downtown Academy has shifted to virtual learning and Our Daily Bread Community Kitchen has shifted to to-go meals from local restaurants.monetary donations, hygiene items, volunteersIf other NPS are looking for more individualized education options for children they serve, the small size Downtown Academy makes it a great option.Our Daily Bread Community KitchenLora Smothers165 Pulaski Street Athens GA 306017065594426www.downtownministries.org
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Penfield Addiction Ministriesmwalker@paminc.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeIncreased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Instituted hiring freezeMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service$2M - $4MMore than 30Less than 10Significant DisruptionsClient admissions has dropped significantlyModerate DisruptionsAdmissions should increase when stay in shelter requirements easeYesReaching individuals needing servicesAdditional info on web site & social mediaPostponed the event for a future dateMoneynothing for nownothing for nowPenfield Addiction MinistriesMichael Walker1061 Mercer Circle
Union Point GA 30669
706 453-7929http://www.paminc.org
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People Living in Recoveryshane.plrecovery@gmail.comSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities haveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support$100,000 - $249,9991 - 5Less than 10Significant DisruptionsWe are unable to provide recovery support services to those with substance use disorders, as well as hunger and homelessness challenges. Significant DisruptionsThe continued inability to provide recovery support services will drastically increase cases of relapse, as well as new addictions. UnsureWe need increased funding to assist with paying admission fees to treatment programs, as well as purchasing everyday necessities for our peers.We are utilizing technology to provide recovery support and partnered with several local organizations to deliver meals to vulnerable populations.Postponed the event for a future dateWhat's most needed by our organization at this time is a vehicle that will enable us to transport and deliver; funding to purchase daily essentials. All of our recovery support services are free. Without community support, our capacity to provide services and support will be severely reduced.nonprofitsCollaborations will increase our capacity to render whatever services are needed by our vulnerable populations.People Living in RecoveryShane Sims370 Gaines School Rd.7063404098www.peoplelivinginrecovery.com
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Richard C. Wilson Recovery Residence for Womenpenelopek13@yahoo.comOther (Please Specify)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, OconeeCancellation of mission-related programming, Increased staff and volunteer absencesMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating supportLess than $49K1 - 5Less than 10Significant DisruptionsCan no longer provide housing unless tested, clients chose to leave to be with childrenModerate DisruptionsWe cannot keep the doors open for clients seeking sober living.YesWe will have to close the doors. As a nonprofit what we bring in sustains this company.We are reaching out to Detox to give patients who have been quarantined a chance at sober living.Postponed the event for a future dateFinishing the Housing to be able to help more poeple seeking sober livingGrant funding earmarked for further repairs used to sustain clients some needing medicine and while out of work obtain food and pay the monthly billsWe can provide addicts and alcoholics housing and a safe environment. Some are homelessWe make up basic essential kits for MERCY clinic for homelessWe are usually VERY SELF SUSTAINING. This has hit the business hard. We are the ONLY facility for women in Barrow County.Richard C. Wilson Recovery Residence for WomenPenelope K. Tench770-654-7373rwrr12.org
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Shiloh Community Volunteer Fire Dept.(Madison County)shilohvfd1963@gmail.comOther (Please Specify)MadisonCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, all fund raising activities/events canceledMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding$50,000 - $99,9990Less than 10Significant DisruptionsThe SVFD cannot operate without annual donations and fund raiser eventsSignificant DisruptionsWe cannot have meetings, training events or fund raising eventsNoProtecting our Volunteer FirefightersReduced responses to medical first responder call due to lacl of PPEDid not have the eventFunding to pay Operating and equipment expensesyes, most people forget 70+ percent of fire departments are Volunteer, and have to cover most operating and capital expenses without adequate funding Local food bankOur Volunteer Fire Dept serves a very rural community, fire protection is essential, we must generate additional funding to protect our citizens Volunteer Fire Departments are essential to rural community fire protection and emergency services, but often forgotten in the non-profit worldShiloh Community Volunteer Fire Dept.(Madison County)Butch McDuffie2149 Jones Chapel-Shiloh Road, Danielsville, GA 30633706-340-000NA
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The Backpack Project, Inc.harrison@thebackpackproject.ngoSocial Services (all ages)ClarkeCancellation of mission-related programming, Disruption of supplies or services from your partners, Disruption of services to your clients or communities, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communitiesMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Loss of corporate sponsorships$50,000 - $99,999011 - 50Significant DisruptionsWe are no longer packing or distributing backpacks through our staff. Moderate DisruptionsNoWe are partnering with other organizations like Shifa Clinic to distribute our already-packed backpacks and to give out our unpacked supplies.Continued support of our work now and in a few months when we see the economic effects esp without students for the foreseeable future. The effects of COVID-19 will continue far past the pandemic and we will continue to need you support.All the nonprofits and local leaders who have collaborated to create innovative solutions and programs. Although we have donated the bulk of our existing inventory, we may still have some supplies to provide. The way that Athens has banded together just shows how incredible this community is, and we are beyond grateful for our community.The Backpack Project, Inc.Harrison HuangP.O. Box 1281 Athens, GA 306036786703084thebackpackproject.ngo
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The Cancer Foundationllowery@cfnega.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Challenges to having the right technology to do your work, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced individual donations, Reduced grant funding, Loss of corporate sponsorships$500,000 - $999,9991 - 511 - 50Minor DisruptionsOur Financial Assistance Program transitioned well to a work-from-home option once we acquired laptops for staff. Our program is fully operational.Moderate DisruptionsOur financial assistance program for cancer patients relies private donations. Fundraising shortfalls are our primary concern.YesWe are concerned that donations may fall short of patient needs; we also are noting the PPE needs of cancer patients as a vulnerable population. We are considering the unique needs of cancer patients and caregivers who should not reenter to workforce (greater income losses) and their PPE needs.Postponed the event for a future dateFunding to our program is our top need which then supports our patients in the form of housing, utility, medication, and nutritional support.Our mission is to help eligible cancer patients who are experiencing the compounding effects of cancer bills and the Covid-19 financial crisis. Our organization works alongside other social service agencies to help meet basic life needs for housing, food, and transportation. Yes-we have a proven program model for direct financial assistance; happy to share with others. Intervening in times of financial crisis has been our mission for 10 years. Housing and utilities are two top needs of vulnerable cancer patients. The Cancer FoundationLaura LoweryPO Box 49309, Athens, GA 306047063534354www.cfnega.org
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The Salvation Army of Athensmechelle.henry@uss.salvationarmy.orgReligion or Faith-BasedClarke, Madison, Oconee, OglethorpeCancellation of mission-related programming, Increased staff and volunteer absences, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, Reduced employee hours or instituted furloughs or layoffs, Re-allocated staff to other services within the organization with immediate needs, A significant expansion in the types of needs your clients or communities have, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization provides a service that directly supports the health or basic needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic., My organization provides a service that mitigates the spread of COVID-19., My organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced grant funding, Re-allocation of grant dollars from projects/programs to general operating support$1M - $2M6 - 1051 - 100Significant DisruptionsFamily Store closed, our emergency opened 24-hours, staff works around the clock, food supply increased, employee hrs increased, no volunteer support.Significant DisruptionsWe will close down our Family Store, decrease staff, increase in utility bills and support services to the community, youth programs are on hold.NoOur mission has not stopped with services in our Emergency Shelter or community. We now provide financial assistance to those effected by COVID-19.We continue to work with organizations. We work with clients and the community with appointments (face-to-face) to meet their needs.Cancelled and moved donated dollars to unrestricted funding (at donor's discretion)Additional funds to support the operations of a 24-hour shelter, supplies and staff.The Salvation Army shelter stayed open - supporting clients and financial assistance. Increased our food services and computers in dorms.Organizations that continue to support the homeless and low income families with lunches/food. Those that support our mental health clients.Those seeking emergency shelter for their clients.The Salvation Army of Athens continues to pray for our community and continues to Do The Most Good for those in need. The Salvation Army of AthensCaptain Mechelle Henry484 Hawthorne Ave., Athens, GA 30606706-543-5350www.salvationarmyathens.org
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The Tree House, Inc. ginette@thetreehouseinc.orgSocial Services (all ages)Banks, Barrow, JacksonDisruption of supplies or services from your partners, Challenges related to staff and volunteers needing to work remotely, Challenges to existing HR policies, Increased demand for services or support from your clients and communities, A need to re-skill staff or volunteers to address changing or expanding needs of clients or communities you serveMy organization has changed its operations or services so that it can more directly provide support for those involved in the COVID-19 response.Cancellation of fundraising events, Reduced earned revenue/fee for service, Reduced individual donations$500,000 - $999,99911 - 20Less than 10Moderate DisruptionsWe’ve had to get therapist trained in telemental health and began providing virtual therapy. We also had to switch to virtual supervised visitation.Significant DisruptionsDue to loss of revenue from cancelling our fundraiser, we will have to significantly reduce our budget, and possibly eliminate a position. YesWe still have to provide face to face services when conducting Forensic Interviews. So we are trying to make sure we do that in the safest manner.We’ve switched two programs to virtual services. We are also using donations to buy food and relief to our clients that have been impacted. Postponed the event for a future dateMore access to affordable personal protective equipment. And monetary help for operations. The churches, schools, and food distributions have been great for our clients. We can provide counseling for children if they have referrals.I know funds have been given to shelters and food banks. I wish they were given to other non-profits still providing services to help with operationThe Tree House, Inc. Ginette Williams 173 Highland Drive Winder, GA 30680706-410-7692www.thetreehouseinc.org
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