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If You are a Server or Bartender, Apply for Financial Assistance due to Covid-19

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Mar 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

As Louisiana struggles to cope with COVID-19, many of our clients have been severely impacted financially due to closures and quarantines related to the corona virus. We are doing our best to keep up to date with all of the social services that are available to help bridge the gap during these difficult times. One particularly affected group of our clients have been servers and bartenders. Here are some grants and other financial resources available to the service industry community:

GNOF

$1,000 grants available

To qualify, individuals applying must also:

  •     Have earned below 80 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI) prior to the COVID-19 pandemic

  •     Worked more than 32 hours per week in restaurants, bars, or hotels in the Greater New Orleans Foundation's 13-parish region prior to March 9, 2020

www.gnof.org/grants

USBG

If you are a bartender or the spouse of a bartender, you can apply here:

https://www.usbgfoundation.org/beap

One Fair Wage

If you have been affected by the corona virus, One Fair wage is providing cash assistance to restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and more who need the money they aren't getting to survive.

https://ofwemergencyfund.org/help

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation:

https://www.restaurantworkerscf.org/news/2020/3/15/restaurant-workers-community-foundation-announces-the-formation-of-restaurant-workers-covid19-crisis-relief-fund

This post may update some of this information: https://www.kieferandkiefer.com/blog/how-does-the-cares-act-help-me

Kiefer & Kiefer is doing our best to keep our clients and followers informed of any government and social services that may be available during this difficult time. We will be posting updates on our website as we find them, but our Facebook page is the best way to find comprehensive and up to date information as well as links to websites that may provide additional information. You can follow us here: https://www.facebook.com/kieferandkiefer/

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Megan Kiefer

Megan Kiefer is a partner at Kiefer & Kiefer. She is a trial attorney who specializes in personal injury, insurance defense, and appellate work and who has a proven track record in and out of court. Megan has experience as lead counsel in jury trials, judge trials, and mediations, as well as exte...

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