With 98% of the Baltimore hospitality, events, visitor and convention business shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of workers have been out of work for months, with no end in sight. This Friday, July 10, UNITE HERE Local 7 is holding a large Food and Safeway Gift Card distribution day for Baltimore hospitality workers and their families. Local 7 needs volunteers on both Thursday and Friday to assemble food baskets and help run a well-organized event; click here to sign up. Mask wearing, social distancing and cleaning protocols will be strictly followed. “This relief to workers is made possible by a generous grant from the Mamie and Jerome Todd Foundation,” says Local 7 president Roxie Herbekian.
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