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A Community Networking Solution You Can Try for Free

In times of crisis — like COVID-19 — people need to connect.

People rallying around other people in their community is an American attribute. Some places it is a tornado or flood. Today it is COVID-19 and it is everywhere! See information below on how you can try Groopit to enhance your communications and Groopit now free for COVID-19 Community Organizers.

When facing a large-scale crisis like COVID-19, it’s important that we work together at the #grassroots level. Neighborhoods, apartment buildings, towns and communities large and small can change outcomes. Groopit can help and has extended free access to people organizing their communities. 

 You can use Groopit to get your community to:

  1. Ask for help when assistance is needed
  2. Identify resources needed or available
  3. Create calls-to-action so people can join in
  4. Connect for ideas, coping strategies and support
  5. Share information and updates in real time
  6. Track businesses that are open
They have designed a special group for COVID-19 so your community can work together and solve problems fast, and it is free for COVID-19 community organizers.

Start now and get your community working together.

If you have any questions we are here to help. If you represent a city, county or state, we can help you link communities and access real-time data within your area of responsibility, which can enhance your situational awareness. 

Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.