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12/15/2020

RHA Shares COVID Relief Efforts with Community Partners

ROXBORO--Over 10 non-profit professionals and local government officials attended Roxboro Housing Authority's (RHA) two quarterly meetings via Zoom this month, sharing information about its COVID-19 response efforts.

RHA's self-sufficiency grant program coordinators led the meetings: Mr. Larry Mayfield, FSS Coordinator; and Annie Graham, ROSS Coordinator.

RHA's COVID-19 relief efforts that were shared with community partners attending the virtual meetings this month included:

  • Emergency meal distribution of over 15,000 hot meals
  • Care package distribution (masks, dental kits, art and garden supplies, books, voter registration and Census information)
  • Voter registration and Census 2020 drives
  • Community gardens established at each community
  • Free computer distribution (75 laptops and all-in-one units) to all RHA school-aged youths and senior residents)
  • Afterschool tutorial assistance with hot meals offered to over 20 RHA school-aged children
  • Employment opportunities to residents and other Person Co. residents
  • Monthly newsletters to keep residents informed about COVID aid
  • Calls and visits to vulnerable residents, ensuring needs were met

Partners were also informed that free Wi-Fi service at each RHA community is coming soon.

Volunteers and donations are accepted.  Call (336) 599-8616 for more information on how you can support RHA and its residents.

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