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Help to file for unemployment on the site (& paper forms if you’re having trouble online)

Have you been trying to get through the unemployment assistance website, only for it to crash? Are you frustrated beyond belief? Well, we are here to tell you that there is an alternative around it: Say hello to the paper application now available. Just download and fill out the form, then mail it to the Florida …

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Animal rescue organizations in South Florida offer opportunities for free Pet Food

Wonderful animal rescue organizations and their partners in South Florida are offering opportunities to receive free pet food. Some are intended for eligible applicants. Please return to this article. We’re adding other information.  The Pet Project organization in Wilton Manors offers free food by appointment to eligible residents based on income of less than $1,500 …

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Got pets? Emergency vet services available

Our pets are part of the family. If your pet is not feeling well, and you’re worried because you can’t reach your regular vet, there’s help available throughout South Florida. Here are veterinary services for your animals in case of an emergency. MIAMI-DADE ASPCA: Although it is temporarily suspending veterinary care services, medical emergencies are …

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Free internet service for low-income households

In an effort to make people’s lives easier in this current climate, Comcast is increasing speeds in its Internet Essentials program – and making the service free for new, low-income customers for two months.  The idea is to help people stay connected to families, workplaces and more.  In a letter, Comcast President of Consumer Services …

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Free U-Haul self-storage for displaced college students

We’re starting to see businesses responding to recent developments in different ways. U-Haul is one of them. U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage at U-Haul-owned and -operated facilities to help college students in the United States and Canada who may be affected by the recent and unforeseen schedule changes at their campuses. The …

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Free Club Publix membership program

  Miamians are surely familiar with the phrase “Publix, where shopping is a pleasure,” and now the supermarket giant is making the shopping experience even better. Building relationships and connections with customers is a key part of Publix’s strategy, so it’s offering a personalized membership program, called Club Publix. This free program bundles together a …

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Free Baptist urgent-care visits online

During this time of uncertainty, Baptist Health is offering free urgent care visits online.  The idea is to help prevent the spread of infections. If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms, you can use this telehealth service to access a doctor who can help assess the situation. Download the Care on Demand app, …

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