Support Simpsonwood via AmazonSmile –
Help support Simpsonwood while you shop! AmazonSmile is a operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, they will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. Learn how to set up AmazonSmile here and search for Simpsonwood United Methodist Church for your charitable organization.
Find Other Volunteer & Care Opportunities in Gwinnett –
GwinnettCares.org will serve at go-to webpage offering real-time information about the most critical needs and how people can help. It will also offer reliable ways for people in need to find the resources they seek.
Donate Items for Norcross Cooperative Ministry’s Kid Packs –
NCM is distributing Kid Packs made up of these items to kids who no longer get their meals at school. Our volunteers will put the packs together, but we need your help finding all of the items. Items can be left at the front door of the education building or dropped off at Wednesday Night’s new Drive-Thru Dinner.
Support Local Businesses –
Support local restaurants and businesses where you can. Consider purchasing gift cards to restaurants you can use in the future while giving support during economic hardship. If you can afford to, tip more than you usually do to delivery drivers and service workers. They are putting themselves at risk so that we can stay home. If you can afford to, consider doing some Christmas shopping early by shopping online at local and small businesses.
Volunteer with Open Hand Atlanta (Meals on Wheels) –
Open Hand Atlanta is ramping up their meal preparation and delivery efforts. They are looking for volunteers to help pack meals (if you are well), and for drivers if you want to volunteer from a safe social distance in your car.
Donate to Norcross Cooperative Ministry via Amazon –
NCM’s Amazon Wishlist can be found here. Items can be purchased from wherever you are and shipped directly to NCM.
Donate Blood –
Many Blood Drives have been canceled and America is now facing a severe blood shortage. The Red Cross has put additional procedures in place to protect donors and staff in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. Those who are healthy and eligible to give blood or platelets, are encouraged to make an appointment to donate through the Red Cross
Consider Fostering a Furry Friend –
One of the reasons people typically can’t adopt a pets is because they aren’t home enough. But with coronavirus keeping us home, you don’t have to quarantine alone! Fostering allows you to benefit the companionship of an animal without the long-term commitment of adoption. Plus, it’s great for the pets to get time out of the shelter!
Angels Among Us
Gwinnett County Animal Shelter