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Here’s How You Can Easily Send a Meal to a Struggling Houston-Area Family

POSTED: December 1, 2020 AT 11:58 am   /   Feed The Need, News

It’s been an economically, physically and emotionally challenging year for many, but thanks to a statewide initiative, some hard-hit Texas families will at least be able to enjoy some holiday cheer — and nourishment. At the same time, participating local restaurants will earn desperately needed support. The program is called Comfort Food Care Packages, and […]

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Restaurant Workers Aren’t OK: Charities Issue Urgent Plea for Federal Assistance

POSTED: August 31, 2020 AT 12:24 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Leaders of the Southern Smoke Foundation and the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation have released an urgent plea explaining just how dire the current economic crisis is for hospitality workers. In Houston alone, dining rooms are currently operating at 50% of regular guest occupancy. Bar workers are even worse off. Bars have been completely closed for […]

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Houston-Based Charity for Hospitality Workers Extends a Hand to Chicago

POSTED: August 10, 2020 AT 2:34 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

The front page of the Southern Smoke Foundation website prominently displays the slogan “Taking care of our own.” In the wake of COVID-19, those words extend to members of the service industry nationwide, too. While Houston’s hospitality industry has felt the big, negative impact of the COVID-19 situation and related shutdowns, it is not the […]

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