SERVICE INDUSTRY WORKERS
WILL BE UNEMPLOYED
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has caused unprecedented closures in many sectors, but the restaurant industry has been hit particularly hard. Since these individuals rely heavily on cash tips and not hourly wage, they (a) are immediately without cash flow and (b) may not qualify for unemployment in certain states/regions.
This means an entire chunk of the American population thrown immediately into crisis. These individuals need to eat, they need to feed their families, they need to purchase quarantine supplies, they need to pay for medicine, gas, etc. They need funds now!
We have several resources listed on this site to not only assist these individuals who are seeking assistance, but to provide avenues for others to donate.
It takes a village. It takes UNITY. We must unite to serve and assist our fellow man.
HOW MUCH THE AVERAGE AMERICAN SPENDS EATING OUT PER YEAR (PER PERSON!)
THE AVERAGE AMOUNT (INCLUDING TIPS) A FULL-TIME WAITRESS MAKES PER MONTH
...are all OUT OF WORK, effective IMMEDIATELY! This amounts to one of the largest immediate jumps in unemployment since the Great Depression.