Closures and other pandemic factors have cost about an eighth of working adults their job. More people need help, while businesses that might otherwise donate are closed.
With little guidance from the government, colleges seem to be basing reopening decisions on student morale as well as scientific research.
“Like many creatives during this pandemic, I had been going through a particularly foggy period… Driving around and seeing these homemade signs, it was so clear how I could directly contribute.”
“The rodents are actually looking for food that is not there, so there are a lot more sightings. They need food and water to survive. It doesn’t have to be filet mignon, it doesn’t have to Evian.”
“The new thing that we’re seeing, as a result of the reopening and employers getting some money to bring workers back, is that employers are now asking workers to come back to work, often without many of the protections that would be necessary in place.”