“Restaurant owners can make up to $12,000 per week with the program, but it’s unclear when they’ll be paid for their services.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — During a Zoom press conference on Wednesday, Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced the launch of the Great Plates feeding program for Sacramento seniors.
Thirty restaurants are participating, and Zion Taddese owner of Queen Sheba is one of them.
“Fifty meals, every other day,” Taddese explained. “So we will be doing breakfast lunch and dinner every day.”
“DEERFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2020 – In appreciation and recognition of all medical personnel, first responders and police, and the critical role they’re playing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens is designating April 25 as ‘Frontline Heroes Discount Day,’ providing 30 percent off regularly-priced Walgreens brands and 20 percent off regularly priced national brand products. The frontline heroes can present their employment badge or appropriate identification at any of the more than 9,200 Walgreens stores to receive the discount. Restrictions may apply including current quantity limits on certain high demand products.
“At Walgreens, we would like to thank all of the physicians, nurses, paramedics, police officers, fire fighters, and other health care and frontline professionals working to support and care for our neighbors and communities,” said Richard Ashworth, Walgreens president. “We are incredibly grateful for the ongoing work they continue to perform during these extraordinary times and hope that this serves as a small token of our appreciation for their ongoing service.”
Offer valid April 25, 2020 in store with Balance® Rewards card for all medical personnel and first responders including physicians, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, firefighters, and police officers with valid ID . 30% discount is available for the following Walgreens family of brands: A Little Something™, Big Roll™, Complete Home™, Dashing Fine Gifts®, Finest® Nutrition, Infinitive®, Living Solutions®, Modern Expressions®, Nice!®, Patriot Candles®, PetShoppe™, Play Right®, Smile & Save®, Walgreens, Walgreens seasonal brands, Well Beginnings®, West Loop®, and Wexford®. Discount not valid on alcohol, dairy, tobacco, stamps, gift cards, newspapers, magazines, money orders/transfers, transportation passes, lottery tickets, charitable donations, pseudoephedrine or ephedrine products, clinic services, prescriptions, pharmacy items or services, sales tax, membership fees, and items or services submitted to insurance for reimbursement or where otherwise limited by law. Offer is not combinable with Buy 1 get 1 FREE, Buy 1 get 1 50 percent off, or Buy 2 get 3rd FREE. Offer does not apply to bulk orders, back-ordered items, and out-of-stock items. ”
“As a small show of our heartfelt gratitude for their dedication and bravery in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, from April 14, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020 we will be giving a 50% discount to healthcare workers in the United States. This discount can be used for the purchase of certain non-sale items on thenorthface.com and at The North Face-owned retail stores in the United States. During this same period we will also be offering these individuals a 10% discount on non-clearance items at our outlet stores in the United States. Exclusions Apply.
This discount is available to Healthcare Workers who are directly responsible for keeping us safe at this time. Included professions are: doctors, nurses, technicians, medical researchers, hospital workers etc. ”
Please visit The North Face site here to confirm eligibility and for more information: https://www.thenorthface.com/help/the-north-face-healthcare-workers-discount-program.html
“The Meals on Wheels program has a long history of helping housebound senior citizens get the nutrition they need while living independent lives at home. Organizers believe those services are essential now more than ever as the world confronts an infectious disease that is most deadly among older people with underlying medical conditions.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, demand for home-delivered meals has spiked, according to Jenny Young, vice president of communications for Meals on Wheels America, the organization that supports more than 5,000 independent community-based programs across the country. Young said traffic on the organization’s Find Meals page was up 650 percent over the past two weeks as states across the country issued stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus outbreak….”
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