Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Resources Page

Hey friends! This is a tough time for all of us, so we wanted to create a place where we can share as many things as possible with you. Whether you’re looking for educational resources, fun activities for the kids, or even if you need access to support groups in a virtual setting, we’re here for you. Below you will find links that we’ve been curating (and will continue to develop) that might be of use to you or your family! Use, share, be blessed.

If you know of a resource or suggestion to share with our community, Please click on the “Submit Resource” button below.

Area Meal Assistance and School Education information

Fauquier County Public Schools

(https://www.fcps1.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=2027&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=16047&PageID=1)

Fauquier County Public Schools will provide grab-and-go meals for students from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning March 23, 2020. Each day of the program, students will be offered two sacks of food, each containing breakfast and lunch. Full participation in the program will provide students with up to six breakfast and lunch meals per week.

Fauqier FISH Weekend Power Pack

(http://fauquierfish.org/newsite/weekend-power-pack)

The Weekend Power Pack program sends backpacks of food, known as Power Packs, home with students on Fridays to meet the nutritional needs of Fauquier County children who have been identified as at risk of hunger on weekends. Each bag contains enough food to feed a family of four for the weekend, providing hunger relief beyond just the individual child.

Richmond Public Schools

(https://www.rvaschools.net/Page/7351)

school meal assistance for Richmond residents 18yrs old or younger

Activity/Coloring Sheets

Fluency & Fitness

(https://fluencyandfitness.com/register/school-closures/)

Teachers and friends dealing with school closures: Fluency & Fitness® is giving parents FREE unlimited access to their website to use with their child at home during these next few weeks. Now they can keep their child learning and help burn off that extra energy, so parents can keep their sanity. 😉 There are over 900 videos to review 60+ literacy and math topics for K-2nd.

Netflix Party

(https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/netflix-party/oocalimimngaihdkbihfgmpkcpnmlaoa?hl=en)+

This is a Google Chrome extension. This extension allows friends to watch movies together online, in real time.

Requirements/Restrictions: Requires a Netflix subscription

McHarpor Manor online art tutorials

(https://www.mcharpermanor.com/blog?fbclid=IwAR0eN2wSolkli9y73O_Jkz9FCgMTPZnJ1YvMVY_KaNWgzQnYVoHGfJBVSpw)

This studio will be going live daily Monday through Friday at 1pm Eastern Time, with free art & craft tutorials to create at home with your kids! They’ll have shopping lists (with links to the supplies you can order from Amazon) so you can have supplies on-hand to complete the projects!

Requirements/Restrictions: The tutorials are free, but the supplies would need to be purchased through Amazon.

Enrichment activities for kids while parents work from home (Community Generated)

(https://bit.ly/2IXLTrY)

If you are working from home and need ideas for the kids to be gainfully occupied while you are busy, this spreadsheet has a wealth of ideas!

Storyline Online

(https://www.storylineonline.net/)

With school closures around the country due to #coronavirus, please use our FREE children’s literacy resource featuring the world’s best storytellers reading books aloud. Each video includes an activity guide with lessons for K-5 students to do at home

Online Educational Resources

Khan Academy

(https://www.khanacademy.org/)

Khan Academy is  a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Education.com

(https://www.education.com/?fbclid=IwAR0GULSFULGyO2bnSCKDwMGXdMhvFQltwOK1KdBMe9FJCO-juKLhmjvul7Q)

This is an educational platform for teachers & parents, offering free resources to help with home education during school closures

Scholastic.com

(https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html)

Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!

Learning A-Z

(https://bit.ly/2xv2Nvt)

Learning A-Z is offering free subscriptions until the end of this school year. They have wonderful readers in Spanish for different levels

Virtual Tours

American Battlefield Trust/Virtual Tours

(https://www.battlefields.org/visit/virtual-tours)

Virtual Tours of over 20 Civil War and Revolutionary War battlefields. Site also includes battlefield maps and summaries of the battles.

Website appropriate for all ages. Wonderful tool to teach school children about U.S. History (especially now that school is cancelled for the remainder of the academic year). For adults, the virtual tours allow you to “get out of the house” and visit an important event in American history.

Virtual Tours/Field Trips

(https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com/20-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids.html?fbclid=IwAR16-ru5C2h1TYjtFPscSJ2r3V_zaHNJK1yNzSFDQ1uwDFkhuwG2TLSVY7E)

This article has curated 20 different virtual tours you can take of museums, zoos, etc.  It also includes links to lesson plan resources at the bottom.

Virtual Rides

(https://www.popsugar.com/family/photo-gallery/47314693/embed/47314719/embed)

This article has a collection of YouTube links where you can virtually “ride” attractions at Walt Disney World

Ideas for Remote Working

Enrichment activities for kids while parents work from home (Community Generated)

(https://bit.ly/2IXLTrY)

If you are working from home and need ideas for the kids to be gainfully occupied while you are busy, this spreadsheet has a wealth of ideas!

Community Support Groups

Live Streaming Church Services

Life Church

(https://liferva.freeonlinechurch.com/live)

We will have our Sunday service available to you this Sunday at 11 am ONLINE.

Fairmount Christian Church

(https://www.facebook.com/fairmountcc/)

or (http://www.fairmountchristian.org/)

All services online. You will be able to join services at 9:00 AM (Traditional Service) and 11:00 AM (Contemporary Service) by accessing our public Facebook page. (You do not have to be a member of Facebook to access the public page or one of our worship services)
A link to the services will also be available on the Fairmount Christian Church website.

Elevation Church

(https://elevationchurch.org/online/)

All services online. Please check the website link for times of services.

Lifepoint Church

(https://lifepointbroadcast.churchonline.org/)

All services online. Please check the website link for times of live streaming of services.

Culpeper United Methodist

(https://www.culpeperumc.org/)

Live streaming all church services. Please check the website link for times of live streaming of services.

River of Life  (Spostsylvania)

(https://rolva.org/)

All services will be streamed live.  Please check the website link for times of live streaming of services.

Choice Baptist Church

(https://choicebaptist.org/)

Online Streaming of all services.  Please check the website link for times of live streaming of services.