COVID-19 means people 60+ should not go out. Others can, carefully, for essentials. More than ever, good neighbors matter.
Helpers get matched with a resident 60+ who needs a quick list of things added to theirs the next time they shop. You'll drop it at the front door and wave.
Many of Osterville's great eateries are still open for curbside takeout. It would make someone's day! And we'll be supporting our local businesses.
Pharmacies are delivering prescriptions for free, but there are often other vital things people (especially senior citizens) need from CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens.
The coronavirus may just bring back the social phone call! When we're all distancing and isolating, quick, casual chats are essential too.
Parents: this is tough for you and your youngster. We've got a National Honor Society experienced teenage tutor ready to Zoom video help.
Whether it's something you need or something you'd like to do for neighbors, tell us in the form's comment section below. And thanks.
Helpers must confirm that they:
While shopping, we expect helpers to:
Rules for helpers during deliveries:
Rules for receiving deliveries:
We're working out payment options to avoid dollars changing hands. More to follow. Helpers and recipients will get a set of recommended guidelines and expectations.
Morning "Feel Good News" noticed Osterville Helps and urged other communities to do it. Neighbors matter.
David and Heather are staying home, going out for essentials only, and making no-contact deliveries to Heather's mom (who's at high risk). This got them thinking: what about neighbors not so lucky as her mom?
Need to reach David for something? BoganPrecinct5@gmail.com