California Restaurant Association
California Restaurant Association
Restaurant Workers Community Foundation
AFL-CIO Federal and State Resources for Workers – Find unemployment insurance benefit resources and related information for workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
US Bartender Guild – COVID-19 State-by-State – State-by-state resources for workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Another Round, Another Rally Fund – We’re offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re also collecting donations from community members willing to help their hospitality-industry friends and neighbors stay afloat in this time of uncertainty. To apply for a grant or make a donation, use the links below.
Lift Your Spirits Fund – Make a video in which you mix your favorite drink, say a toast to those affected in the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry, and post it to your social media accounts using #LiftYourSpirits. The last step is to challenge your friends to do the same and to send a gift to the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) that turns a tip into a donation for restaurant, food service and hospitality workers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis!
USBG Emergency Fund – Bartender emergency assistance program available to all bartenders or the spouse or child of a bartender.
RWCF Crisis Relief Fund – A crisis relief fund to direct money to organizations leading on-the-ground efforts in the restaurant community, to provide zero-interest loans to businesses to maintain payroll during closure or re-open once this crisis has passed, and to establish a relief fund for individual workers facing economic hardships or health crises as a direct result of COVID-19.
OFW Emergency Fund – Providing free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers — who are seeing their income decline during this disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.
CORE Gives – CORE grants support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-altering circumstances.
Rent Assistance – Rent Assistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.
Dining Bonds Initiative – Global initiative to get funds into the hands of restaurants, even if they are temporarily closed, by selling bonds at a value rate to be redeemed for face value at a future date
Go Tip ‘Em! – Website where you can still tip your favorite bartender.
KaTom Restaurant Supply – a commercial restaurant equipment industry, offering quality restaurant, bar, and kitchen supplies online at wholesale prices, along with start-up guides, industry news and information, food delivery safety, microban and anti-bacterial products to use in kitchens, and so on.
National Organizing & Support
Stop The Spread Petition – Petition demanding all food chains in America to adopt a paid sick leave measure in this time of health crisis at hand.
Save America’s Restaurants Petition – Petition imploring government leaders to engage with local industry leaders and restaurant associations immediately to come to a swift plan for how they can meaningfully give your local restaurants the best chance for survival.
Bar Magic Hospitality Relief – A portal of help and support to the culinary, food service, and hospitality industries. More than 500 resource links are live! More added every day.
IHOP & Applebee’s
IHOP & Applebee’s Paid Sick Days Petition-Petition demanding that workers at Applebee’s deserve paid sick days, especially with the rapid spreading of the coronavirus.
Email Applebee’s – Tens of thousands of Applebee’s and IHOP workers around the country face financial ruin in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and response. Demand that Applebee’s expand their paid sick leave to all their workers.
Chili’s Paid Sick Days Petition – Petition demanding that workers at Chili’s deserve paid sick days, especially with the rapid spreading of the coronavirus.