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From wildfires in Hawaii to hurricanes across America, and every crisis in between, Southern Smoke Foundation is there for food and beverage workers. We keep families safe in their homes. We keep the lights on for thousands. We keep the industry moving.

But for us to grant emergency relief funds to our applicants, we need funding, too.

Please donate to Southern Smoke Foundation. On average, we’re granting $3,400 to each F+B worker we serve.

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How to Get Free Mental Health Care If You Work in the Hospitality Industry

We should be talking about mental health. It shouldn’t be taboo,” Shepherd told Food & Wine’s editor in chief, Hunter Lewis. “Whether it’s financial aid, putting food on the table, or helping someone find a mental health professional to talk to, we’re there as a helping hand.