AmeriCorps Danville members help serve hundreds with essential needs

Coronavirus

DANVILLE, Va (WFXR) – During the COVID-19 public health crisis, 24 AmeriCorps members have served hundred of families, children and seniors across Danville, Pittsylvania County and South Boston with resources like food, water and mental wellness.

“As the AmeriCorps pledge states, our members strive to ‘get things done,’ and we are so appreciative of their can-do attitude and enthusiasm, especially during these challenging times.”

Dr. Julie Brown, Director of Advanced Learning at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR),

According to a news release from AmeriCorps members usually serve at schools and other community sites that are currently closed due to COVID-19. However, with careful planning and creativity they are able to offer safe ways for them to continue to serve.

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