Giving or Receiving Help for Those Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 16, 2020

A group of concerned Lincoln citizens has put together this document to provide as comprehensive a list as possible for two groups people needing help and people willing to help those in need as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

We expect that additions and changes may be made after the publication of this document.  Please check http://lincfam.org/ for the latest information.

 

Where to make Cash or In-Kind Donations

Can you help a neighbor during the COVID-19-related closures?  If so, please fill out this form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffdNZAOc88qkxfmUSfq_NUNFbVdBNLkvpB6NckjpEMCAxz0w/viewform?usp=sf_link 

 

Help Lincoln residents of any age pay rent, utilities, car payments, or medical bills: 

  • Lincoln Council on Aging

    • Send check payable to the Town of Lincoln, with memo “Emergency Assistance Fund” and addressed to CoA c/o Town Offices, 16 Lincoln Road, Lincoln, MA 01773

  • St. Vincent de Paul

    • Send check to St. Vincent de Paul, PO Box 324, Lincoln, MA 01773

 

Help Lincoln residents of any age pay winter fuel bills: 

  • Lincoln Council on Aging

    • Send check payable to the Town of Lincoln, with memo “Fuel Assistance Program” and addressed to CoA c/o Town Offices, 16 Lincoln Road, Lincoln, MA 01773

 

Donate funds to a local food pantry:

 

Donate food to local food pantries:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Food Panty in Lincoln at St. Joseph’s Church

    • 142 Lincoln Road, Lincoln (enter door on left side of building for donation basket), or buy food at Donelan’s and leave in bin always located at front of store

  • Council on Aging at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln 

  • Open Table

More information at http://www.opentable.org/donate-groceries/

 

 

Resources for Families & Individuals Needing Assistance Due to COVID-19

Do you need assistance during the COVID-19-related closures?  If so, please fill out this form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffdNZAOc88qkxfmUSfq_NUNFbVdBNLkvpB6NckjpEMCAxz0w/viewform?usp=sf_link 

 

Residents of Lincoln of any age can seek help with paying critical bills such as rent, utilities, car payments, medical bills, or winter fuel bills should contact:

 

Local Food Pantries:

  • St. Vincent de Paul: 

    • If you need food, please call St. Julia Parish at 781-899-2611 and leave a message for St. Vincent de Paul.

  • Open Table: 

 

Additional Resources Available Through: 

  • The Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent at the Lincoln Public Schools, Janice Gross, jgross@lincnet.org, 781-259-9404

The Lincoln Family Association, Community Service & Charity Fundraising Chair, Kim Jalet: outreach@lincfam.org

 

Where to Find Local Information About COVID-19

Town Leaders have established a Coronavirus webpage where you can find the latest updates from federal, state, and local health officials at lincolnpublichealthnews.com

 

Public health questions should be addressed to Lincoln’s Public Health Nurse, Tricia McGean, at PublicHealthNurse@lincolntown.org

 

Questions regarding town services and response planning should be directed to Town Administrator, Tim Higgins, at higginst@lincolntown.org

 

Board of Selectmen Chair, Jennifer Glass, is also available to answer questions at selectmen@lincolntown.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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