While we are unable to run programming during this time we wanted to help our poet-athletes, their families and our community as much as we can. We have gathered together a number of resources that we hope will help during this time.
Food Pick Ups:
Cleveland Metropolitan School District will be holding food give outs during the time schools are on break. Food will be given out at 22 school locations from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Lunch and breakfast for the next morning is available for all children in the city of Cleveland 18 and younger. Shuttles will also be provided for transportation to schools giving out resources.
Cleveland Metropolitan School District Food Pick Up Locations –
Shuttle Schedule and Locations
(Parent and caregivers no longer have to bring their children with them to pick up their meals. You may pick up meals for your family regardless of they are with you or not).
The Hunger Center at University Settlement will remain open during their normal hours. Learn more here.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland
Pickup meals for kids from noon to 1 p.m. weekdays at the following Club locations: Broadway, 6114 Broadway Ave., Cleveland 44127; King Kennedy, 2561 E. 59th St., Cleveland 44104; and Saint Luke’s, 2705 Martin Luther King Jr., Cleveland 44104.
City Life Center: offering to-go meals, first-come basis, Monday-Friday from 1-3pm, 3340 Trowbridge Ave. Telephone – (216) 465-3997
Internet Set Up Assistance:
Due to the need for many students to have internet access to continue their schooling during this time, Charter Communications will be offering Spectrum Broadband and Wifi free for 60 days to those who do not already have internet. To learn more about how to sign up find more information here.
Below are a list of educational resources and sites that can be used while students are studying from home:
Scholastic Learn at Home
PBS Learning Media
Cuyahoga County Public Library Online Learning Resources
Cuyahoga County Public Library Digital Collection
Cleveland Public Library Online Resources
Ohio Department of Education Resources
Cleveland Metropolitan School District School Break Learning Resources
12 Museums you can visit virtually
Virtual Field Trips
Educational Companies Offering Free Subscriptions
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Virtual Classroom
Free family access to ABCMouse, Reading IQ, and Adventure Academy (Redemption code SCHOOl6225)
Cleveland Indians Activity Packet
Cleveland Clinic Resources – Hand washing for kids and how to help your kids through the many changes that are happening daily
Pwc Digital Fitness App – An app to help any age advance their digital literacy. The app is free and can be found in the App store or Google Play store
The unemployment benefits and application process have changed with the COVID-19. If you need to apply for unemployment benefits during this time, please see the information here.
Job Opening Information:
List of Job openings from WKYC
Small Business Resources
Disaster Assistance Loans
Cleveland Water-temporarily stopped disconnection (and re-activating recent shut-offs) 216-664-3130
Cleveland Public Power-temporarily stopped disconnection (and re-activating recent shut-offs) 216-664-460
First Energy also temporarily stopping disconnection
Illuminating Company: 1-800-589-3101
Dominion temporarily stopping shut-offs and reconnecting recent shut-offs 1-800-362-7557
We will continue to update this page as we learn more information about different resources.