The James Beard Foundation recognizes the dire situation the food and beverage community is in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund (the “Fund”) is to provide critical financial assistance to small, independent restaurants that, due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) national disaster.
With the spread of COVID-19 , we find ourselves in a time of global uncertainty. Our hearts go out to everyone impacted. Our committee wishes to make an immediate impact during these uncertain and unprecedented times and is granting additional funding to an organization in our region who is directly impacting those whose health and economic well-being has been impacted by this crisis.
Houston Food Bank and its Partners provide essential services and we will continue to do so. Hundreds of thousands of people are counting on the organization and its Partners now, and this need will only heighten if the COVID-19 situation worsens. The people we serve almost by definition do not have food reserves. We will remain operational, while utilizing the best available safety precautions.
The Central Texas Food Bank has a long history of responding to emergencies and disasters. We are closely monitoring news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and from state and local agencies regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential spread and weighing appropriate options for several possible scenarios. The best way to help is to donate.
Find updated information about a variety of topics during the Coronavirus pandemic by clicking on any of the images below. You can also get questions answered by calling the City of Plano COVID-19 call center.
UConn Health is teaming up with the UConn Foundation to help address the critical shortage of medical supplies during the COVID-19 outbreak, including personal protective equipment (PPE). This is an unprecedented time, and a community effort is needed to meet the immediate needs of our frontline healthcare staff as they care for patients. We are now accepting homemade mask donations.
Your favorite restaurants are suffering as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. Sales are down across the country, and jobs are at risk. You can help. Support your local restaurant and order takeout, buy a gift card, or rally your government officials to take action so local restaurants have a chance to survive.
RepairSmith is donating $100,000 in FREE 'No-Contact Car Repair'*
to car owners in our community who are severely impacted by COVID-19. If you've experienced loss of employment or are acting as a frontline worker to your community and requires the use of a functioning car — we're here to help keep you moving forward. (California and Nevada)
Three Square is providing meals at several locations including YMCAs, community
centers and schools. For the most up to date list of distribution centers, please visit their
website and click on the Get Food link. www.threesquare.org
The Clark County School District (CCSD) will continue providing breakfast and lunch to students during the closure of our schools. Starting Monday, April 6, CCSD’s 36 food distribution sites will be serving meals at a new time from 9 a.m. until noon. This new time will apply even after spring break.
Eligible seniors age 60 and older can get help from Helping Hands of Vegas Valley.
There is a waitlist for their food delivery program. Call 702-507-1838 or visit their
website for more information: https://hhovv.org/food-and-paper-goods-program/