Be a friend. Be a neighbor. Lean on each other.
The San Marcos COVID-19 Neighbor Assistance Program wants to spread love and compassion in our community by serving our neighbors who are at risk of COVID-19.
We care deeply about you and want you to remain healthy. Sign up today to receive volunteer match.
We will match you with someone in your zip code area as soon as an at-risk candidate applies for help.
If you are a healthy individual with low-risk factors for getting COVID-19, please sign up today to be paired with an elder in our community who could use your help over the next several weeks.
If you are over or under 60 years old but at-risk and in need of assistance, please sign up today to be paired with a volunteer who is willing to provide assistance over the next several weeks.
Please keep in mind that this initiative is being run by private citizens. We do not have the funds or the capacity to run background checks or screen participants beyond a friendly phone call. We are trusting that the people of San Marcos will continue to be good, honest and kind to one another.
**By completing the sign up form to be matched you agree that you accept all risk and responsibility and further not hold any facilitator associated with San Marcos COVID-19 Assistance Program legally responsible
How You Can Help
Once a match is made, you and your COVID-19 Match will take complete ownership of the process. The idea behind San Marcos COVID-19 Assistance Program Match is to connect vulnerable people to those who are at low risk for COVID-19 that are willing and able to help in this time of recommended social distancing. When you meet your match what you do and how often you do it is completely up to you.
Some Recommended Ideas:
- Call every couple of days to check in
- Make a homemade card
- Offer to pick up groceries or prescriptions
- Deliver a homemade meal or take out
- Bring your match a book
We take the privacy of your personal information very seriously and we will only use the data that you provide to match you with San Marcos COVID-19 Program Assistance At Risk Match that also lives in your community. Once we have made a match you will receive an email or a phone call with contact information for your San Marcos At Risk Match. Should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.