Support Local

Posted April 10th, 2020

How to Support Local During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • The ordered close of all bars and restaurants to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus may leave you feeling defeated in how you can support your favorite local spots. Check out this directory for all your options!
  • Fresh bread and baked goods are available at Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe and Sunrise Bakery.

Children Activities

  • Giggles has a deal of the day available for curbside pickup and cookie decorating kits to grab.
  • The Children's Museum of Illinois just launched their Home Fun For Everyone program that features a daily craft or activity Monday - Friday.
  • Let's Paint with Liz and Whimsical Brush Creations are offering Take-n-Make kits! Grab one for you and the kids and set aside an afternoon to get crafty.
  • If you've got young readers at home then be sure to tune into The Decatur Public Library's Facebook page Monday - Friday. They are offering a 7 o'clock story time before bed!

Shopping

Exercise

Entertainment

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Volunteers are needed if you are healthy and not high-risk, please consider helping these organizations out:

  • Good Samaritan Inn – 4 to 6 volunteers needed to pack food boxes each day 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Email director@goodsamaritaninn.org.
  • Those who are willing and able to donate blood can donate at the American Red Cross, located at 2674 N. Main St. in Decatur, every Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can schedule an appointment at RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

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