“During these challenging times, the NRAEF’s mission to support the industry’s workforce is more important than ever,” said Rob Gifford, NRAEF president, in a statement. “With Guy as our champion and the support of so many generous companies, we can help get our family of restaurant workers back on their feet.”
Because of the high demand, the fund is not taking any more applications.
Since the coronavirus pandemic started, millions are out of work. According to new unemployment numbers released this week, 20.5 million jobs were lost in April alone, the most sudden and largest decline since the government began tracking the data in 1939.