The James Beard Foundation has launched a relief fund for the F&B industry. Details still emerging, but information is found at: http://jamesbeard.org/relief
A large number of education programs are offering free subscriptions due to school closings. Most cater primarily to children’s education but a variety of subjects are covered.
Find the full list here: https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/
This shared document contains over 1500 remote jobs currently available from over 100 companies. The page, understandably, has a lot of traffic, so be patient – it may take more than one attempt to gain access.
Find it here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M-8J7z605dcPhUjYfyiKVxuci0e4AWsDLo_tvs19C5M/htmlview?fbclid=IwAR3d23auvrohTg9HbJhgNa-6ICHQVn4HMSmVPTNOr3XfGF-A_EDz5SxoLVI&pru=AAABcRy1guw*BuaRNrIdkIo-CIbI73GlDA
This spreadsheet contains a wealth of information – compiled specifically for undocumented persons, but much of it applicable to anyone.
Find it here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18p9OSlLpSYanIoUC-gEbhVbRMYVUfw4wyrixa9ekGdc/edit?fbclid=IwAR1739NmdxidPJnfyymp57I5iKDrb6pe4viY6w0vB-EKhOlP6HCwzxO9uEQ#gid=0
Domestique Wines is offering two free bottles to service workers, to be picked up at their shop. Contact them at (828) 773-1092 to discuss details.
Southern Smoke Foundation provides funding to individuals in the food and beverage industry who are in crisis.
The application is not compatible with smartphones – you’ll need a computer or tablet. To apply: https://form.southernsmoke.org/smoke/application/
For more info: https://southernsmoke.org/fund/
To support: https://southernsmoke.org/support/
A simple go-fund-me effort to raise funds to support sommeliers.
To Apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd16IiLy0HaAWlmDhGC_2TmXRcEiJt8NLF6HHHROGD7tvV1FQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
We don’t know who built this, but it is a link to food assistance and unemployment for each state.
This restaurant in the Navy Yard area is offering 50% discounts for hospitality workers on to-go and delivery orders.
Orders must be placed by phone at 202- 554-7474.
Menus available at: https://shillingcanning.com/menu/
This group, started by restaurant professionals, is distributing groceries to out-of-work hospitality workers to support them and the farmers producing the food.
Groceries are being distributed via sign-up at three locations around the area 3/19-3/21 with the aim of repeating and expanding based on need and availability of supplies.
A secondary goal of the group is to promote healthy, engaged and connected living in this challenging time. Resources to help with this are available on their site at http://sites.google.com/view/friendsfamilymeal/home
To sign up to receive groceries: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YUM9kva2ZMxR-v1hAkWV1_8HaftgczBKPq0EAp6vC38/edit
Free dinners daily for displaced restaurant workers
Collection of DC-Based Service Employees and their Venmo/Paypal
RWCF is developing a program to support workers directly. For now they are accepting donations.
One Fair Wage program to support service employees
US Bartender’s Guild Program supporting affected bartenders.
Program of Hook Hall, RAMW and others to help service workers