In this time of crisis, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United is providing resources and financial assistance to restaurant workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis.
Restaurant worker in need of financial help
Thank you for your interest in receiving assistance from the Lambda Theta Alpha Foundation. The Lambda Theta Alpha Foundation Disaster Relief Fund was established to help provide relief to those affected by a natural disaster.
1. If you are a displaced student who has incurred expenses of: Transportation to get home, Temporary housing costs, Food and / or supplies* due to unpaid wages (i.e. hourly employees with no sick/vacation leave). 2. Individuals tested positive with Coronavirus: Incurred cost of food / supplies* due to unpaid wages due to illness (i.e. hourly employees with no sick/vacation leave) 3. Families / Individuals impacted without testing positive for Coronavirus: Loss of employment and have incurred cost of food/supplies* due to unpaid wages (i.e. hourly employees with no sick/vacation leave).
Emergency grant assistance from the USBG National Charity Foundation. To qualify, you must be a Bartender or the spouse or child of a Bartender.
Eligibility Requirements In order to qualify for grant assistance from the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program, the recipient must satisfy all of the following requirements: 1. Be a Bartender or the spouse or child of a Bartender. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program defines a “Bartender” as an individual employed in serving beverages or otherwise engaged in the production, promotion or distribution of alcoholic beverages. An individual is considered “employed” as a Bartender if, for not less than one year prior to the application, the individual performed services as a Bartender on a regular full- or part-time basis or, if the catastrophic event or emergency hardship giving rise to the application prevents the individual from performing such services, for not less than one year prior to the event or hardship the individual performed services as a Bartender on a regular full- or part-time basis. 2. Experience a catastrophic event or emergency hardship that is: 1. Identifiable and described in detail in the application; 2. Damaging to the person or property (e.g., loss of life, health, or property); 3. Sudden and precipitous rather than gradual or progressive; 4. Unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unintended, or unplanned; and 5. Unusual and not normally occurring in the ordinary course of day-to-day living. 3. Lack the necessities of life, including financial, physical, mental, or emotional well being as a result of the catastrophic event or emergency hardship. 4. Provide tangible documentation of the catastrophic event or emergency hardship.