Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Crisis burdens charities as need for services grows

By: Lisa Courtice, President & CEO, United Way of Central Ohio Via The Columbus Dispatch What good will come from the current pandemic? It’s a question many of us are […]

Coronavirus Update: Reopening for Daycares, Campgrounds, Gyms, Public Pools & More

Via Columbus Underground The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, May 13, 3,345 cases and 116 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, […]

Columbus Urban League helps people pay bills during Covid-19 crisis

watch via NBC4 by Rob Sneed/May 14, 2020 COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Businesses are starting to reopen and folks are getting back to work. But there’s still more than a million […]

COVID-19 hits hardest in communities of color

By Stephanie Hightower, President & CEO of the Columbus Urban League Via The Columbus Dispatch Imagine: A single mom, furloughed from her job, finds an eviction notice on her front […]

ABC6: City, public service leaders answer questions on impact of COVID-19 on Columbus

Watch via ABC6 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Columbus City Council held another virtual town hall to answer your questions about how city services are being affected by COVID-19. Across Ohio, there […]

ABC6: COTA, Columbus Urban League distribute 500 Bob Evans meal kits

Watch via ABC6 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Hundreds are going to bed this weekend with a full stomach thanks to generous efforts from the Columbus Urban League, COTA, and Bob […]

NBC4: Columbus Urban League sets up grant to save people from eviction during COVID-19 pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. Officials with the Columbus Urban League said you can see the impact by simply […]

NBC4: Colleen Marshall, Dr. Mysheika Roberts and Stephanie Hightower discuss coronavirus racial disparities

Franklin County OKs more funding for coronavirus relief

Via The Columbus Dispatch Much of the $1.5 million from the county will be added to a larger pool of money from public and private sources totaling $8 million, to […]