Happy World Bartender Day!
February 24th marks the day to celebrate bartenders around the world. As one of the oldest professions, it’s a perfect day to show off uniqueness and creativity. After all, bartenders are more than just the people who pour drinks. They deserve an entire day dedicated to them to show appreciation for all they do.
With the past year still reeking effects, here are some resources for bartenders who have struggled due to the pandemic.
The NYC Employee Retention Grant Program is providing aid to help small businesses located in the five boroughs of NYC. Submit your application online.
The Southern Smoke Foundation in Texas is offering aid to those who work in the food and beverage industry and have for at least six months.
Restaurant Worker’s COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund is available to those who need grants and have been affected by the virus.
If you can help and are looking for a place to donate, check out some of these websites:
- One Fair Wage Service Worker Emergency Fund
- RWCF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
- Another Round Another Rally
And don’t forget to check out our site for bartender resources! We have a section for business tips that can help with bartenders as restaurants and bars begin to open.