We understand how emergencies and unforeseen circumstances can impact one’s livelihood. As restaurant people ourselves, we are here to stand with and support you in your time of need.
Please review the information below before applying. While the process may feel daunting, each question helps us navigate your needs and determine the best way to support you.
To qualify for emergency relief funding you must have worked in the Charleston food and beverage industry for a minimum of 6 months and work an average of at least 30 hours per week. Every applicant must show proof of such employment, so please have paycheck stubs and/or W2s available. Unfortunately, we are unable to make any exceptions.
Examples of need include an accident, illness, unexpected childcare responsibilities, bereavement, and mental healthcare.
If you believe you meet these requirements, apply now.
All staff and committee members have signed a confidentiality agreement protecting your privacy.