In this extraordinary time we can all use some support...

The COVID-19 epidemic has rapidly become an unprecedented situation that continues to grow. Not only are we seeing the physical effects of the illness, but also the social impact it is causing. Millions of people in the U.S alone have lost their jobs, closed their businesses, and have been forced to self-isolate (“social distancing”) as we attempt to curve the rate of exposure. It truly is a scary situation and many of us are left experiencing high levels of anxiety and depression. While it’s true that we have no control over what is happening, we do have some control. In situations like these it is absolutely necessary that we pay special attention to the important choices we can make to keep us safe and also contribute to our mental wellness. Below are a some resources including articles, hotlines, and apps that can help us practice healthy coping strategies while we continue to support one another and focus on keeping one another safe. 

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•Restaurant Opportunities Centers United – Restaurant Workers Relief Fund. For restaurant workers in need of financial assistance.

•One Fair Wage Emergency Fund. Cash assistance for restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and more who need the money.

•USBG National Charity Foundation – Bartender Emergency Assistance Program. For bartenders, or the spouse or child of a bartender who have experienced an emergency hardship.

•Another Round, Another Rally Emergency Assistance. For workers in the hospitality industry, dishwasher, bartender, server, busser, chef, cook, sommelier, manager, host, concierge, cleaning staff, or bar back may apply for funds. Apply by clicking here.

•Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation. For emergency assistance for those employed by restaurants or bars or are employed by a restaurant or bar supplier. Apply by clicking here.