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Caring for the Clermont Community: Ways to help during COVID-19

updated March 23, 2020

Below is a growing list of opportunities to support others in Clermont County during this time of need and uncertainty.

James Sauls Homeless Shelter

James Sauls Homeless Shelter immediate needs:

  • Thermometers
  • Cleaning supplies (Clorox wipes), lysol
  • Garbage bags (sizes 13gallon, 33 gallon and 55 gallon)
  • Hand soap
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Paper products (paper plates, cups, utensils)
  • Large cans of soup
  • Spaghetti sauce, spaghetti, mac and cheese
  • Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Dried beans

Interparish Ministries (IPM)

Interparish Ministries (IPM) is putting together senior food packs to help support the most vulnerable population who are at the greatest risk of fatality – our Seniors.  Please see their needs below:

  • heavy snacks and lunches (fruit apples or oranges)
  • single serve mac and cheese
  • tuna salad packs
  • shelf stable pudding
  • oatmeal cups
  • single serve pasta/ravioli
  • soups and crackers
  • chips, peanut butter crackers, granola bars, fruit snacks, etc.

Clermont Senior Services

Clermont Senior Services are providing meals and emergency supplies to our Seniors – ONLY NEW UNOPENED ITEMS:

  • Toilet Paper, Kleenex, paper towels
  • Cleaning supplies (no bleach)/ Clorox wipes
  • Disposable adult briefs – pull ups and disposable under pads (chucks)
  • Small laundry detergent
  • Pet food
  • Adult coloring books, pencils, word search books (large print)
  • Small microwave oven
  • Flashlights, handheld lanterns, batteries – all sizes

COVID-19 Regional Response Fund

In response to the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and United Way of Greater Cincinnati, in partnership with Procter & Gamble, bi3, Fifth Third Foundation, The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation and The Scripps Howard Foundation, have activated a cross-sector regional response to quickly address the critical needs of our community.

To contribute to the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, please text RAPID to 91999 or complete the form on this page.

UC Clermont Bearcats Pantry Fund

The University of Cincinnati Foundation has recently organized a series of emergency funds to assist the UC Family in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  To support the students in need, please consider making a donation to the Clermont Bearcats Pantry Fund. This pantry has always been a vital resource for students and there is a critical need for basic resources at this time. 

In order to assist the community during this immediate time of need, UC Clermont is donating the remaining items in the food pantry to the local agency, the James Sauls Homeless Shelter.  Your support will be critical to allow to rebuild the pantry after campus reopens.

Clermont County Emergency Management Agency & Clermont County Public Health at 513-732-7499

Clermont County Emergency Management Agency & Clermont County Public Health are in search of companies who have with personal protective equipment, such as N95 masks, that they could donate for public safety and healthcare facilities. Donations can be directed to the Clermont County Public Health at 513-732-7499 .

We’ve created a special Facebook Group to show additional support for our local business community. Restaurants and retail owners can share carryout/delivery options, menus, shop hours and other community announcements.

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