Alice Jewell CEO the McKenna Foundation talks with Rachel about the ongoing problem with the lack of affordable workforce housing in our community, how it has been amplified during the pandemic, and the committee working on solutions.
Alice Jewell CEO with the McKenna Foundation tells Rachel the Comal Emergency Relief effort/team is still providing resources to those affected by Covid-19 through many different avenues including comalcountycares.com and they are in need of donations.
Eloise Hudson Communications Coordinator for CASA of Central Texas tells Rachel that they are in a push for 50 new volunteers for CASA volunteers by the end of the year, they have more children in foster care that they have volunteers to advocate on their behalf and she make a plea for the community to step up to learn to bea CASA volunteer.
Weslea Miller Provisions Outreach with the Bulverde Food Pantry tells Rachel that they have been open throughout the health crisis assisting food insecure families, and about the upcoming school supply drive on August 1st.
Alice Jewell CEO McKenna Foundation tells Rachel how important it is to maintain perspective during this health crisis, and to keep the big picture in mind as we respond to the emergency need in our community.