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Helping Hands provides relief to students affected by COVID-19

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The Coronavirus has created hardship for Georgia College students, making it extremely difficult for them to fund basic necessities.
 
Georgia College has received more than 260 requests from students needing financial assistance. 
 
For many, losing a job means they won’t be able to pay for food, medicine, rent or utilities. Others can’t go home because the risk is too great to their families who have compromised immune systems.
 
The Helping Hands Hardship Fund was originally conceived by the Student Government Association (SGA) to help students with unusual situations who need a helping hand. With the COVID-19 crisis, University Advancement, Student Life and the Office of Financial Aid, came together and made a decision to utilize the fund to aid students, who face significant financial hardships now and in the coming months.

Read more about the Helping Hands Hardship Fund at frontpage.gcsu.edu.