This is a collection of resources for neighbors coping with the Covid-19 coronavirus emergency.
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Laurelhurst Neighbor To Neighbor (LN2N) has formed to match neighbors who can't leave their house and need help with close-by neighbors who can help. Our initial focus is helping neighbors who need help with groceries. Please fill out the online form to ask for help or to offer help. LN2N is an urgent joint effort from several neighbors including members of the LNA board and the leaders of Laurelhurst Neighborhood Emergency Team (LNET).
Not everyone in Laurelhurst uses the Internet or comes to this website. Thus the LNA newsletter volunteers are delivering LN2N Flyers to every house this week. If your neighbor needs help filling out the online form, please do it for him/her on your computer. The flyer is below, you can download it as a PDF and print if your neighbor doesn't have a copy. For questions, email LN2N. If you or a neighbor don't have email, call 510 847 0070,
SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES
We are all feeling uncertainty but your neighbors who own or work in local small businesses are really hurting. Many are still open for delivery or takeout business and could really use your support. If you'd like to help Laurelhurst-and-adjacent small businesses, here are some ideas.
Bridge City Cleaning is a long-time Laurelhurst business that could use support.
Karlene Baskind Interior Design Our houses have become our offices, schools, and refuges, and Karlene can help with that transformation.
Laurelhurst Market Your friendly neighborhood steakhouse and butcher is open every day for takeout or delivery.
Mattress Lot Michael and Ruth Hanna have supported the neighborhood and LNA through thick and thin - how about a new mattress to ease those sleepless nights?
NW Seismic Emergency preparedness is top-of-mind now, and earthquakes are something we can prepare for ourselves.
Portland Nursery Spring waits for nothing, not even Covid. Portland Nursery is open with protections for staff and community, so you don't have to miss planting season.
Weinmann Painting Helping to protect and beautify your home, Kevin and Lori Weinmann are open for exterior painting and offering a 25% discount as a thank you for supporting the local economy.
UPS Store on NE Sandy has supported our neighborhood for years, most recently by rush-printing the LN2N flyer you may have received on your doorstep. They are open for your copying, printing, and shipping needs.
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24th And Meatballs and other eateries on Glisan are also open for takeout.
Archival Spirits and Ash St Wine Co is a winery in Laurelhurst - didn't know we had any, did you? You need wine. They deliver wine. Check out their aperitifs and get on their mailing list, or contact Alex to learn more.
Desert Wind Winery is another Laurelhurst-owned winery and Amber is taking online orders for delivery.
Bloom Music is another neighborhood business that has made the pivot to online. Ena has been giving virtual music lessons and its going well. "It is a great time for kids and adults to dust off that instrument and tap into the magic of music."
Bread and Ink Cafe are among the Hawthorne Ave businesses offering breakfast for takeaway or delivery. Rice and Spice Teriyaki is one of the businesses on Glisan east of Laurelhurst that is open for take out and just a pleasant walk away. On Burnside east of Laurelhurst, Wajan is still serving delicious Indonesian food.
Cascade Seismic is another neighborhood seismic contractor ready to help you prepare for the next crisis.
ComedySportz Pat Short and Ruth Jenkins have taken their improv comedy competitions and classes online and are crushing Zoom with new international matches! Take a break from Netflix and spend an evening laughing.
Crema Coffee & Bakery Navarre Stammtisch Guero La Buca Flying Fish India Grill are among the neighborhood-adjacent eateries on and around 28th and Glisan/Burnside that are offering takeout and/or delivery service. So is Tap n Table who is also gathering donations for needy families.
Imelda's and Louie's Pam Coven is offering a lifetime friends and family discount for orders placed during the closure of their store.
Kokeena Russell supplies stylish custom cabinet doors and fronts, so you can emerge from this enforced home time with a whole new kitchen.
MamacitaSalsa Kristin has 16 oz tubs of fabulous artisan salsa cruda available for delivery or pickup.
Music Millenium Our great local music store is open for curbside service and mail order.
Peter Meijer Architect is one of the neighborhood architects still working.
Perfect Home PDX is another local realtor still working.
Ryan Morgan Slick sidewalks, mossy stairs? Beautify and maintain your home while making it safer. Ryan Morgan is sprucing up Laurelhurst one home at a time by powerwashing. He also offers minor bike repair/tune ups, errands, yard-work, and cooks meals to deliver (classically trained French Chef). Call/text 971-998-3347.
Soul Chai Our neighbor Sally is open for online orders and pickup, both for herself and for Prince Coffee.
Spruce Portland Laurelhurst neighbor/professional home organizer Becca offers CDC-compliant errand running, grocery shopping and prescription pickup. Plus virtual home organizing via Zoom/Facetime - tackle projects you were avoiding, get a jumpstart, guidance and someone to hold you accountable. Call/text 503-310-1241.
Tiny Digs Hotel of Tiny Houses is on the corner of NE Glisan and 27th St. We're the perfect spot for someone needing a quiet place to work or self isolate since all 9 of our houses are individually themed tiny houses on wheels around a beautiful courtyard. We have special reduced rates making it very affordable to come and stay a couple of nights or even a few weeks. Call for special extended stay rates. Daily rates on the website. Check us out at www.tinydigshotel.com
World Cup Coffee Dan Welch's shopping cart is open and ready to keep you caffeinated. Avoid the shipping charge with in shop pick up located near Normandale Park. 920 NE 58th Ave, Suite 100.
PaperEpiphanies Free shipping from Laurelhurst neighbor Victoria!
Parisi Consulting offers business strategy and marketing help for small and medium size business, which might be timely as things are not going to be the same again for a while . . .
Powells Books The Hawthorne store may be closed temporarily, but Powells is very much open for online orders, so consider getting your school-at-home books and light pandemic reading at this local bookseller.
Apologies to everyone omitted - we'll update the LNA website with this list and add more. If you are a local business owned by a Laurelhurst resident, that employs a Laurelhurst resident, or are located near Laurelhurst, and want to be added to this list, email us.
HOW TO HELP
Consider offering support to the Joint Volunteer Information Center. Launched by Multnomah County and the City of Portland to coordinate a regional response to COVID-19, you will receive a regular newsletter with up to date volunteer needs as well as donation needs for items identified by our organization partners.
The State of Oregon has also established a central point of contact for volunteer and vendor coordination. Visit their website to find out more information on how to you can donate time, equipment, resources, or facilities related to Oregon’s COVID-19
Human Solutions' Development Director, a Laurelhurst neighbor, seeks donated face masks - commercial or homemade - for two emergency shelters. Adult and child sizes needed. Contact Sherri if you have or are making masks.
The City & County Joint Volunteer Center, in Partnership with the Aging and Disability Project, is acquiring limited amounts of personal protective equipment (PPE) to give to people most in need. Visit their website to learn how to get PPE or donate supplies to those in need.
If you have a special request to your neighbors, email us to post it here.
Shopping hours for seniors and vulnerable shoppers: These hours may change, email us with corrections or your experience with the safety precautions at each location..
Food 4 Less - Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7-7:30 a.m.
Fred Meyer - Mondays-Thursdays, 7-8 a.m.
Green Zebra - Weekdays 7-8 a.m.
Market of Choice - Tuesdays and Fridays 7-8 a.m.
New Seasons - Weekdays 8-9 a.m.
Safeway - Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-9 a.m.
Target - First hour of each Wednesday
Trader Joe’s - Daily from 9-10 a.m.
Whole Foods - Daily 8-9 a.m.
Winco - Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7:30 a.m.
Here is a link to a helpful article on how to safely visit the grocery store and then unpack your groceries. Thanks to SE quad rep Kelly Hutchinson for putting this together.
Governor Brown's page on Covid-19 - links for health, social distancing, students, employees and employers.
Safe + Strong was launched last week by Governor Brown and the Oregon Health Authority, with community-centered outreach in 12 languages.
Congressman Blumenauer's Covid-19 page - links for tenants/landlords, employers/empoyees, food, shelter.
Oregon Office of Emergency Management page on Covid-19 - links to state programs and information.
City Covid-19 Resource Web Page - the City of Portland has a central page that contains information on its response to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Symptom Checker Site - this website is designed to refer those who need medical attention to hospitals with capacity.
Oregon Health Authority - track cases, tests, hospital beds.
Prosper Portland Small Business Relief - info for small businesses
Rent Relief Grants - info for renters
Oregon Employment Bureau - latest on unemployment benefits for Covid-19
Eviction Moratorium FAQ - the City of Portland and Multnomah County COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium remains in effect for the duration of the declaration of emergency.
Greater Portland Covid-19 Business Resources - information on help for businesses
Find HELP - Enter your zip code and search programs in your local area.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has resources for managing anxiety, including how to talk to your kids about COVID-19.
Quest Diagnostics - information on Covid virus and antibody testing. Quest is among the providers of on-demand antibody testing; this is not an endorsement.
These are links to sites and programs not run by the LNA, and we can't vouch for them, but we only listed resources that we believe to be reliable. If you know a link that should be added to this page, especially one pertinent to the Laurelhurst neighborhood, or have other suggestions, please contact us.
open your heart. help when, how, and who you can.