Helping NYC Restaurants Workers During COVID- 19

As we all try and cope with COVID-19 (coronavirus), there are a lot of people in New York City impacted by this new restaurant/ bar ban. Many of our neighbors are in difficult positions.

Over the past 10 years, I have worked alongside some of the greatest people in the restaurant and bar industry. Bartenders, barbacks, bussers, porters, DJs, servers, bottle service, delivery people, and much more.

Sadly a lot of them are undocumented or not even on the books at some of your favorite restaurants and bars. And it's often not by choice.

I am asking you to join me in supporting them. We want to help at least 5 businesses, and help as many people who work at these establishments. We are focusing on those who cannot get unemployment benefits because they have been off the books for three years or the bartender/ server that only gets paid in cash. Many of them are unable to work at home but still have rent and other bills to pay. This is a dire and stressful position to be in, and we shouldn't take this for granted.

As soon as we receive funds we will start highlighting & dispersing immediately.  By donating as little as a dollar you can help pay someone's cellphone, the electric bill,  or buy some groceries.

With the economic impacts of COVID-19 hitting New York City, it's only going to get more tough for a lot of people.

We may need to socially distance ourselves to flatten the curve of infection, but we also need to reach out and support our neighbors best we can. Luckily the internet makes that pretty easy. Donate now. 

Let's come together like we all say we would in a time of crisis.

Thank you,


Chao Williams has honed his craft in the hospitality industry everywhere from Ciprianis to Mansion, and Tenjune Nightclub. With 10 years of experience in the industry, Chao is set to launch your soon - to- be favorite online destination for Nightlife..... Livevibez

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Chao Williams 
Brooklyn, NY
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