Abe Powell

Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade

Executive director for the Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade.

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With newfound time on your hands during the COVID-19 outbreak, you may want to help those in need. We get some tips on how to do this while staying a safe six feet away.

How to lend a hand while social distancing

With newfound time on your hands during the COVID-19 outbreak, you may want to help those in need. We get some tips on how to do this while staying a safe six feet away.

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