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​erieuplink@gmail.com
PO Box1424 Erie, CO 80516-1424
Erie Uplink
Coronavirus Response- Resources and Events

Tiger Packs Drop off/Pick up on Tuesday, March 17 was a huge success! 
Thank you Erie community!

We received such generous donations that we were able to provide the families we serve with our usual Tiger Packs, large boxes of extra food items including loaves of bread, gas and grocery cards, toiletries, Girl Scout cookies and craft kits. 
Here is one of the thankful messages we received:
"I thought I was going to have to choose between feeding my family and getting my ignition cylinder replaced. Until I saw how much y'all gave us! On top of the gift cards for King Soopers!"
Erie UpLink is privileged to partner with Erie/SVVSD schools, Erie Food Bank, Erie churches, area organizations and Individuals like YOU to coordinate food-assistance and resources for Erie families during this uncertain time.  
Because the situation is evolving rapidly, Erie UpLink is working to provide responsive food-assistance to families who rely on our Tiger Packs program. We will post our events as well as other resources and updates on our Facebook page and this webpage. 
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                 SVVSD Meals: St. Vrain Valley Schools offers drive-thru pickup sites where                                                                                                                             students, families, and staff can receive FREE lunch and breakfast food items. 

                                                                                                The daily drive-thru pickup window is 11:00-12:30 p.m. at 11 district locations:  
                                                                                                In Erie at Soaring Heights PK-8         

                                                                                                More information available at: http://www.svvsd.org/coronavirus


Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program
LEAP is a federally funded program that helps eligible hard-working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs. Their goal is to help bring warmth, comfort and safety to your home and family by assisting with heating costs. Heat assistance may be available to you.
Call HEAT HELP at 1-866-432-8435  or  https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/leap
Tiger Packs UpDate:
1) If your family is in need of food assistance, you live in Erie, and you are not already receiving Tiger Packs, please sign on our Tiger Packs Tab
2) The final 2 Tiger Packs Distributions will be April 14 and May 12, we will deliver your food bags/boxes to your front porch.
3) If you currently receive Tiger Packs, please make sure we have your current phone number and delivery address- email us this information please at erieuplink@gmail.com
4) We hope to have another drive up event later this spring when gathering together is again advisable- date TBA
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