Opportunities to Support Your Community During COVID-19
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Volunteers Needed for the Williamson County Mask Brigade
Williamson County is looking for people in Georgetown/ Sun City/ Jarrell able to sew, cut, or pleat materials for masks. Your help is needed even if all you can do is cut. Contact Tiffany Enos at 512-635-4123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgetown Fire Department Seeks Protective Gear
Georgetown Fire/ Medical Department is in critical need of new:
Medical or disposable gloves (Nitrile preferred)
N-95 respirator masks and other masks
Safety glasses or goggles
Hand sanitizer/ wipes
Thermometer (non-contact preferred)
Volunteers Needed to Bring Lunch from GISD to the Georgetown Boys & Girls Club
The Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown is open for families of mission essential workers during the pandemic providing childcare for kids age 5-12.
GISD is graciously providing meals for our kids and we are looking for volunteers to pick up meals from Tippit Middle School for delivery to our club twice daily. Click the link below to sign up! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050B48ADA92DA3FB6-meal
You would arrive at our club first to pick up empty bags to return
GISD ask that we wear masks for the pickup
Pickup happens at the delivery entrance of Tippit middle
Drop off is at BGC of Georgetown in the front circle
Salvation Army Seeks Food Donations for Seniors
While The Caring Place and others are giving food to those who need it, many seniors and disabled folks can’t go pick it up. The Salvation Army is accepting food donations and delivering to the homebound in collaboration with Helping Hands and the Georgetown Health Foundation.
If you would like to donate non-perishable food for this effort, you can drop it off at
If you live in or near Sun City, you can drop it off in the container provided at Laura Spradlin’s house – 306, Dawson Tr.
If you prefer the East Side of I 35 you can drop it off between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM at the Salvation Army Office 1930 S. Austin Ave. Suite 101, Georgetown, TX 78626
If you have questions, you can call:
Laura Spradlin, the Executive Director of the Salvation Army in Williamson County. Her phone number is 512-635-4094
Jim Deuser at 956-778-4679
We are collecting in big red “trash cans” with the SA logo on them. You can just place your donation in the can and we’ll isolate it for 72 hours and then put it in boxes for distribution to the homebound.
The Salvation Army is also helping people with rent and utility payments. If you would prefer to make a donation for this effort, just send the check to the address noted above with a note of how you want it used.
Helping Hands of Georgetown Seeks Sandwiches for the Homeless
The organization is actively looking for sandwich and bag makers – a “curbside” situation where you make and just deliver hands-free. Signup here – https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080845aeae2da7fe3-volunteer
Volunteers Needed to Help Assemble Masks at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes
No sewing skills required! Volunteers are assembling masks on M, W, and F from 9-11 at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes. Volunteer for six hours and receive a hour of complimentary bowling in the future.
Sign up here
The Goddard School Seeks Sanitation Products
Since they are providing childcare to essential workers, The Goddard School seeks:
Sanitation products (sanitizer, bleach, child safe cleaning products)
To donate items, please call the school at 512-713-0909.
Shop Small, Shop Local
Support the local, small businesses in your community!
- Buy a gift card to your favorite local businesses.
- Shop local online and choose shipping or delivery.
- Order delivery or contact-free pick up from local, independent restaurants in your community.
- If you are able, skip the refund on a local show or experience.
- If you are able, consider paying or even just tipping regularly scheduled services you are unable to use like a haircut, manicure, dog walking, or house cleaning services.
- Social media – leave a review, share their posts, or comment to increase engagement
Georgetown Area Junior Forum (GAJF) School Supply Drive
Several students that are learning from home lack the proper supplies. In some cases, getting those supplies creates a financial hardship for families. GAJF has been asked by Georgetown ISD to do a two week drive to get supplies for students. For details go to www.gajf.org.
Help for Baylor Scott & White Employees
Several people have asked the best way to support those working on the front lines. Click here for how best to help those first responders.
Sandwiches for Saints
Grace Episcopal is organizing sandwiches and other food for healthcare workers. Click here to learn more.