There are over 5,000 hospitality workers on Cape Cod and the Art Westfall Foundation is working to financially assist hospitality workers of the Cape & Islands who need assistance due to a tragic, unforeseen situation. We are in this together, please click the link to donate! #FriendsHelpingFriends
Food access information for Barnstable County
Click HERE for a partial list of restaurants that are open and offering takeout, delivery and/or curb service by town.
Also links for all the Cape Chambers with Covid-19 updates and/or links to which restaurants are open and offering takeout, delivery and/or curb service.
Where restaurant workers can get financial help during the coronavirus crisis
The Lee Initiative - The Restaurant Workers Relief Program was started by Chef Edward Lee to provide food, funds and supplies to out-of-work restaurant workers across the country in collaboration with Alon Shayla, Maker's Mark and more. https://leeinitiative.org/
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation - The NRAEF in collaboration with Guy Fieri and others launched Restaurant Relief America where restaurant workers can apply for a one-time $500 check to use toward daily expenses (groceries, medical bills, etc.) and a grant by the NRAEF. https://rerf.us/
One Fair Wage  - The nonprofit that advocates against sub-minimum wage for restaurant workers started the OFW Emergency Fund that will provide immediate cash assistance to restaurant employees, delivery drivers and others who are tipped in the industry. https://www.mightycause.com/story/Ofw
Restaurant Opportunity Centers United - The ROC Disaster Relief Fund has a goal of raising $500,000 to help both documented and undocumented restaurant workers during the crisis. https://rocunited.org/relief/
Another Round, Another Rally - The group is distributing $500 grants to those who have lost their jobs or hours due to the pandemic and they are currently accepting donations to their fund.
Restaurant Strong Fund - Originally started in Sam Adams' home state of Massachusetts, the fund expanded on April 3 to include 19 states where they are offering grants. Applications close April 30.
Go Tip Em - This virtual "tip jar" allows people to give tips in either $1, $2 or $5 to their favorite bartenders across the country through a list on the company website.
CORE - CORE: Children of Restaurant Employees fund helps food and beverage employees with children who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have had a family member diagnosed. https://coregives.org/covid-19/
Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation - The Restaurant Workers COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund is distributing money to organizations helping those on the ground, providing zero-interest loans to businesses and providing funds for individual workers facing economic hardships because of the crisis. https://tinyurl.com/vz652ze
James Beard Foundation - The James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Relief Fund is distributing micro-grants to independent businesses. https://www.jamesbeard.org/relief
Behind You Emergency Fund https://www.behindyouinc.org/
Relief for Our Friends in Hospitality https://www.gofundme.com/f/relief-for-our-friends-in-hospitality