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COVID-19 Community Updates




  • Virginia 211 is working on the front lines of the pandemic. Expert 211 specialists provide real-time information on social services and other resources to those in need. If you know someone who is struggling, or just looking for a source of reliable information, tell them to call 2-1-1 or visit 

  •  It’s critical that we all do our part to stay safe and healthy through this time. Get your free FamilyWize prescription discount card to save on your prescriptions and make sure to ask your pharmacist about curbside pickup and delivery options so you can stay home and stay healthy. 




For information regarding free meals, text FOOD or COMIDA to 877-877.



  • The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore has partnered with the YMCA of Southampton Roads to distribute food twice a week beginning tomorrow. In our community, grab and go bags will be distributed at the James L. Camp, Jr. YMCA location at 300 Crescent Drive. The times for drive-through food pick up are:

     Fridays 9:00 am - 11:00 am
     Tuesdays 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

     Pre-registration is not required and no paperwork will be filled out or collected. 


  • Cover 3 Foundation is providing meals on a first come, first serve basis at 125 S. College Drive in Franklin.  Breakfast & Lunch will be provided Monday - Friday from 10am - 1pm during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drive up to the door with the yellow sign to pick up.


  • The Franklin Cooperative Ministry is open Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM and will distribute food outside of the building. If you have never received food from them, they will need a photo ID and minimal paperwork (name, address and household members) They have an outdoor bench so please don't worry about having to come into the lobby. They are wiping down clipboards and pens, and will gladly bring the food outside to you. You may also designate someone to pick up food on your behalf. They are doing the best they can to meet needs while minimizing contact!


  • The Hope Center, 105 S. College Dr. in Franklin, will be providing meals for those in need. All meals are prepared and bagged using Health Department requirements. Social distancing will be observed as they distribute meals by using a drive-through pickup process.

    The schedule will be updated when available.






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