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A look at how businesses in the food, beverage industry are helping out

Posted at 5:00 PM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 17:36:19-04

Many businesses in the food and beverage industry are finding all kinds of ways to give back during the coronavirus pandemic, all while trying to keep their businesses afloat.

The Corner Pantry is teaming up with the Josie King Foundation to make weekly lunch deliveries to Johns Hopkins, GBMC and St. Joseph's hospitals. For every $10 you donate, your name will be handwritten on a lunch bag that will go to a healthcare worker. Click here to make a donation.

The Atlas Restaurant Group is hosting another Hospitality Industry Support event on April 9 at Azumi in Harbor East. They will be handing out groceries to hospitality industry workers who have been impacted by the state mandated closures. The event will go from 12-1 p.m.

More Maryland distillers are jumping on board to make hand sanitizer instead of liquor. Among them are Sagamore Spirit, Loveton Farms, Patapsco and Baltimore Spirits Company. A few wineries and breweries are also helping in the mission to get sanitizer to health care workers and first responders.

Jimmy's Famous Seafood is hosting a virtual benefit concert on Saturday April 11. Local musicians will be playing remotely. Jimmy's is collecting donations to provide meals to hospital workers as well as for the Brigance Brigade Foundation, which supports people living with ALS.