Maricopa County homelessness efforts and more Gilbert, Chandler news

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Read recent stories from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Maricopa County is working to address how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting people experiencing homelessness

The Maricopa County Department of Human Services is spearheading an effort with local agencies to develop an approach to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic within the homeless community.

Gilbert-area school districts will continue to offer free meal services

The three school districts that serve Gilbert all have free meal services for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The services are available to any child ages 18 and under, and the child must be present when the meal is received. The meals are to be picked-up and consumed off-site.

Three Chandler-area educators to receive funding from Intel & Intel Foundation for STEAM projects

In celebration of Intel's 40th anniversary in Arizona, Intel and the Intel Foundation have joined forces with the Arizona Educational Foundation to award 40 grants of up to $2,500 to 40 public school teachers from across the state to support science, technology, education, arts and mathematics—known as STEAM—projects and initiatives.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.