DalyPetCare Covid-19 Sitter's Support fund

DalyPetCare  will be on hiatus until the state of Maryland  allows non-essential businesses to open again.  We hope to be back in business just as soon as the ban is lifted. 

I am so thankful for our dedicated  DPC team and want to support them so they can weather this unprecedented event and feel confident that returning to this line of work is not risky business. 

Because DPC sitters are employees  vs. contractors, they are eligible for unemployment benefits. But as you may know this is a slow process that may eventually cover only up to half their income.

Many kind clients have asked how they can help - so I am setting up this fund as a kind of VIRTUAL TIP JAR to supplement their incomes while on hiatus.

Please know, if you have chosen to continue to pay for regularly scheduled services during this closure, you have  already done more than your part, THANK YOU for your generosity! This essential income will help me cover the March payroll.  

Any funds will be distributed on a percentage basis based on each sitter's average income relative to the whole payroll  (excluding me.) So if a sitter typically receives 10% of the payroll they would receive 10% of the funds. 

The fund's goal is intended to approximate 50% of the sitter's income for 2 weeks, which I'm sure is a wishful and overly optimistic  guesstimate of how long this ban might last. 

Lastly, please know that continuing to book visits and spread the word about our services is the most valuable way you can support us all.
Pet sitting is really the business of  care giving and I can honestly say that you and your pet(s) occupy their own unique place in each of your sitter's hearts.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 3 hrs
  • Sir Purr & Duchess Valdini 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Dana Johnson 
    • $50 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 2 d
  • Jamie McLaughlin 
    • $175 
    • 2 d
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Organizer

Shelly Daly 
Organizer
Baltimore, MD
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