A coalition of Northwest Arkansas businesses and farms has created a network to make sure healthcare workers are getting hot meals while they put in long hours. We spoke with Kurt Berman, the CEO of Ropeswing Hospitality Group, to find out how the system came together and how it works.
Local service industry workers are stepping in to help their own through a new organization called the Fayetteville Independent Restaurant Association. The association is taking donations to help employees who've been laid off during the pandemic pay their bills.
A virtual tip jar, which was started by the general manager of Scotch & Soda in Bentonville, aims to help service industry workers who've lost jobs and hours during the coronavirus outbreak. The tip jar allows people to donate money directly to individuals on the list.
The NWA Mutual Aid Pantry has opened on Dickson Street in Fayetteville to help people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s being organized by the Young Democrats of Arkansas, the University of Arkansas Young Democrats and the Democratic Socialists of NWA.