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Projects That Need Some Love

Reid Elementary School - Food Distribution

Thank you for your interest in supporting Richmond Public Schools' food distribution centers from 9:00am until 12:30pm. Please see below for guidelines and details on how to sign up. In an effort to follow social distancing recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, we ask that only those who have signed up show up to volunteer, and that you please only sign up to volunteer if you meet the following conditions: You have not recently traveled abroad or to any highly impacted part of the United States. You feel healthy and have not been exposed to anyone who may have contracted COVID-19 - see here for more details from the CDC. You are NOT part of a high-risk group for developing critical conditions. You are at least 18 years of age. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. In an effort to follow social distancing directives, we ask that only those individuals who have signed up and received confirmation from an RPS staff member show up to volunteer. Confirmed volunteers will receive an email from an RPS staff member the day before their scheduled shift with further instruction. We appreciate your support in helping keep our community safe.

Community Based Meal Delivery - South Side (Boushall MS)

Starting on Monday, March 23, 13 bus drivers (accompanied by two volunteers per bus) will deliver meals along school bus routes, stopping at 34 RPS hub stops to hand out grab and go meals. We are specifically utilizing bus routes that service large numbers of students and families who may not have access to transportation. The shift in strategy now brings more food directly to our families. We will continue to have school-based locations at our 10 most-visited sites. Any site that has been closed is represented along our mobile distribution route. In an effort to follow social distancing recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, we ask that only those who have signed up show up to volunteer, and that you please only sign up to volunteer if you meet the following conditions: Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. You are at least 18 years of age. You are NOT part of a high-risk group for developing critical conditions. You feel healthy and have not been exposed to anyone who may have contracted COVID-19 - see here for more details from the CDC. You have not recently traveled abroad or to any highly impacted part of the United States. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. REMINDER: We ask that only those individuals who have signed up and received confirmation from an RPS staff member show up to volunteer. Confirmed volunteers will receive an email from an RPS staff member the day before their scheduled shift with further instruction. We appreciate your support in helping keep our community safe.

Community Based Meal Delivery - South Side (Reid ES)

Starting on Monday, March 23, 13 bus drivers (accompanied by two volunteers per bus) will deliver meals along school bus routes, stopping at 34 RPS hub stops to hand out grab and go meals. We are specifically utilizing bus routes that service large numbers of students and families who may not have access to transportation. The shift in strategy now brings more food directly to our families. We will continue to have school-based locations at our 10 most-visited sites. Any site that has been closed is represented along our mobile distribution route. In an effort to follow social distancing recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, we ask that only those who have signed up show up to volunteer, and that you please only sign up to volunteer if you meet the following conditions: You have not recently traveled abroad or to any highly impacted part of the United States. You feel healthy and have not been exposed to anyone who may have contracted COVID-19 - see here for more details from the CDC. You are NOT part of a high-risk group for developing critical conditions. You are at least 18 years of age. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. REMINDER: We ask that only those individuals who have signed up and received confirmation from an RPS staff member show up to volunteer. Confirmed volunteers will receive an email from an RPS staff member the day before their scheduled shift with further instruction. We appreciate your support in helping keep our community safe.

Community Based Meal Delivery - South Side (George Wythe HS)

Starting on Monday, March 23, 13 bus drivers (accompanied by two volunteers per bus) will deliver meals along school bus routes, stopping at 34 RPS hub stops to hand out grab and go meals. We are specifically utilizing bus routes that service large numbers of students and families who may not have access to transportation. The shift in strategy now brings more food directly to our families. We will continue to have school-based locations at our 10 most-visited sites. Any site that has been closed is represented along our mobile distribution route. In an effort to follow social distancing recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, we ask that only those who have signed up show up to volunteer, and that you please only sign up to volunteer if you meet the following conditions: You are at least 18 years of age. You are NOT part of a high-risk group for developing critical conditions. You feel healthy and have not been exposed to anyone who may have contracted COVID-19 - see here for more details from the CDC. You have not recently traveled abroad or to any highly impacted part of the United States. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. REMINDER: We ask that only those individuals who have signed up and received confirmation from an RPS staff member show up to volunteer. Confirmed volunteers will receive an email from an RPS staff member the day before their scheduled shift with further instruction. We appreciate your support in helping keep our community safe.

Community Based Meal Delivery - North Side & West End (Binford ES/Carver ES)

Starting on Monday, March 23, 13 bus drivers (accompanied by two volunteers per bus) will deliver meals along school bus routes, stopping at 34 RPS hub stops to hand out grab and go meals. We are specifically utilizing bus routes that service large numbers of students and families who may not have access to transportation. The shift in strategy now brings more food directly to our families. We will continue to have school-based locations at our 10 most-visited sites. Any site that has been closed is represented along our mobile distribution route. In an effort to follow social distancing recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, we ask that only those who have signed up show up to volunteer, and that you please only sign up to volunteer if you meet the following conditions: You have not recently traveled abroad or to any highly impacted part of the United States. You feel healthy and have not been exposed to anyone who may have contracted COVID-19 - see here for more details from the CDC. You are NOT part of a high-risk group for developing critical conditions. You are at least 18 years of age. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. REMINDER: We ask that only those individuals who have signed up and received confirmation from an RPS staff member show up to volunteer. Confirmed volunteers will receive an email from an RPS staff member the day before their scheduled shift with further instruction. We appreciate your support in helping keep our community safe.

Community Based Meal Delivery - East End (Armstrong HS/MLK MS)

Starting on Monday, March 23, 13 bus drivers (accompanied by two volunteers per bus) will deliver meals along school bus routes, stopping at 34 RPS hub stops to hand out grab and go meals. We are specifically utilizing bus routes that service large numbers of students and families who may not have access to transportation. The shift in strategy now brings more food directly to our families. We will continue to have school-based locations at our 10 most-visited sites. Any site that has been closed is represented along our mobile distribution route. In an effort to follow social distancing recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, we ask that only those who have signed up show up to volunteer, and that you please only sign up to volunteer if you meet the following conditions: You have not recently traveled abroad or to any highly impacted part of the United States. You feel healthy and have not been exposed to anyone who may have contracted COVID-19 - see here for more details from the CDC. You are NOT part of a high-risk group for developing critical conditions. You are at least 18 years of age. Please do not shake hands or have physical contact with anyone if you are attending a volunteer project. Please be advised that staff may ask you to leave the volunteer project if you show signs of illness. REMINDER: We ask that only those individuals who have signed up and received confirmation from an RPS staff member show up to volunteer. Confirmed volunteers will receive an email from an RPS staff member the day before their scheduled shift with further instruction. We appreciate your support in helping keep our community safe.