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SLO County restaurants partner together to help feed local frontliners

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Posted at 6:01 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 11:38:53-04

San Luis Obispo County restaurants are partnering together to help feed local frontliners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Novo Restaurant and Lounge located in San Luis Obispo posted about the new initiative on their Instagram Wednesday.

The post says they have partnered with The Hatch Rotisserie & Bar in Paso Robles to launch a crowd-sourced fundraiser to help provide hot meals to healthcare workers in San Luis Obispo County.

Staff with Novo say, "Through community support the money raised will be spent on high quality meals from local restaurants and local farmers via the restaurant supply chain who have been financially devastated by this virus."

According to the post, a $20 donation will help feed one front line medical worker, provide needed revenue to locally owned restaurants and income to their employees, plus provide revenue to local farmers.

The restaurants that have teamed up together include:

  • Novo Restaurant Bar and Lounge in San Luis Obispo
  • The Hatch in Paso Robles
  • Big Sky Cafe in San Luis Obispo
  • Side Car in San Luis Obispo
  • Black Sheep in San Luis Obispo
  • Old SLO BBQ in San Luis Obispo
  • Jeffry's Wine Country BBQ in Paso Robles

As of Wednesday, they have raised $11,000.

If you are a restaurant or a hospital that would like to be invovled, you can send any of these restaurants a message on their social media.

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INTRODUCING Help feed the SLO Frontliners with local restaurants!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We've teamed up with The Hatch Rotisserie & Bar @thehatchrotisserie in Paso Robles in launching a crowd-sourced fundraiser to provide hot, delicious meals to healthcare workers in SLO County.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Through community support the money raised will be spent on high quality meals from local restaurants and Local farmers via the restaurant supply chain who have been financially devastated by this virus.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are not asking restaurants to donate the food, we want to help financially stimulate them as well. This revenue allows restaurants to support their employees in many ways who have been laid off during this time of 75-100% reduction in business. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Restaurants we've teamed up with include...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ - @bigskycafeslo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ -@jeffryswinecountrybbq⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ -@sidecarslo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ -@blacksheepslo⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ -@oldslobbq⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We've reached $11,000 so far (🖤this community)! Visit the link in our bio to learn more!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you're a restaurant or hospital that would like to get involved, send us a dm!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #novoslo #enjoyslo #slocal #shareslo #downtownslo #slostillopen #visitslo

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