For us to help, we need help.

From Hurricane Beryl to fires in Ruidoso, 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.

Application Deadlines
Ruidoso fires: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Hurricane Beryl: Friday, August 16, 2024

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

Help us help someone today.

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.