As we navigate these unprecedented times, we’re proud to work with brands that are stepping up to help by making donations, partnering with nonprofit organizations, and shifting their production lines to manufacture urgently needed materials. Kudos to some of our partners who are going above and beyond to lend a hand. Check back for more as we keep updating the list.
Bumble: Going beyond matching up couples, this dating app is now matching small businesses with monetary support. Until April 5th, small business owners can submit a request to receive up to $5k in monetary support from Bumble. To apply, head to the Bumble app and match with the Bumble Community Grants profile from any mode.
Pernod Ricard: The New York-based North American division of Pernod Ricard SA, the $35 billion French spirits empire behind Absolut vodka and Jameson Irish whiskey, began toretool the corporation’s distillerieson March 16th for something the country is in dire need of—industrial quantities of hand sanitizer.
Jameson: The Irish whiskey brand haspledged to donate$500,000 to the nonprofit United States Bartenders’ Guild to support on-trade members affected by coronavirus.
New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation:Tough times are temporary, but music is timeless – especially in New Orleans. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band encourages you to keep your head up during these trying times by tuning into their live-streamed performances each night at 6:30 PM (you can tune in by following@pres_hall_benon Instagram). Donations for the performances will go toward thePreservation Hall Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fundin support of the city’s local musicians.Click herefor more ways to support the city’s hospitality workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Amid the uncertainty of what the coming weeks or months may hold, giving back to the world becomes even more consequential. In a time of need like this, businesses can play a vital role in keeping society moving forward and optimistic. Check out more of our thoughtson what brands can be doing to contribute going forward.