COVID-19 MESSAGE OF hOPE
Together we are facing an unprecedented challenge with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has created hardship and chaos worldwide and your safety and well-being is of upmost concern to us.
At Pinnacle of Hope, we deeply care about our community and those we serve aboard. As we go through uncharted waters, we realized that some of us may be faced with worry, fear and despair, but we put our trust in God who is a present help in times of trouble. We want to encourage you today that there is hope even in the midst of trouble.
As we continue to daily navigate these desperate times, we encourage you to be a light that shines in the darkness! We are praying for you today and together we will get through this.
how we are helping
Our team has assisted some seniors citizens from the Miami Gardens Lake Lucerne Community who were not able to visit the supermarket by providing groceries and delivering it to their homes. Referrals were received from the Lake Lucerne Crime Watch Association President.
resources & information
Face Mask recommendation and more information on the importance of cloth face masks and tutorials: CDC Cloth Face Mask.
SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering a Paycheck Protection Program which gives businesses a loan to keep their workers on the payroll. Small business with less than 500 employees (including sole proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed persons), private non-profit organization or 501(c)(19) veterans organizations affected by coronavirus/COVID-19.
Loans are forgivable if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the loan is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. The application is available through June 30, 2020. For more information, please visit SBA Funding Programs.
Non Profit Assistance: Recording by Berkowitz Pollack Brant
Instructional webinair explaining the application process for non-profit organizations to apply for the free Federal Government funding through the CARES ACT.
Beginning Wednesday, April 8, the Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) will be providing printed copies of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Reemployment Assistance Applications. Applications are available in English, Spanish and Creole will be available for pickup outside the library entrances from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. Applications can be completed and drop off in the book drop. Applications will be picked up and delivered to CareerSource South Florida staff who will forward them to DEO. Click for library locations.
You can also download and print a copy of the application from DEO's website and return it to any participating library’s book drop.
*If you need assistance completing the application, please contact CareerSource South Florida at 305-929-1547.
Please let us know how we can assist you or someone in need by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org