Fund Details
Restaurants Care general fund


Restaurants Care offers emergency assistance to California restaurant workers facing an unanticipated hardship such as: accident, illness, injury, death of an immediate family member or natural disaster. If you are in need of assistance, please complete the application form. All grant requests will be reviewed. Restaurants Care grants are awarded to eligible individuals based on available funds and limited to one per individual. Typical grants range from $250-$1500.

Types of expenses we cover:
•Rent or mortgage  
•Utilities (water, gas, electric, sewer) 
•Funeral expenses and travel for funeral  

Expenses we DO NOT cover:
•Medical expenses or medical insurance premiums
•Loan payments
•Credit cards bills/phone bills

Eligibility Requirements:

We will review all applicants currently employed in a California foodservice establishment (even if on leave) who have experienced a life-altering event over the last 6 months.

Submitted copies of all that apply:
___ Rent or mortgage bill or statement
___ Bills: electric, gas, water/sewer, homeowners assoc. or property tax statements 
___ Current bank statement
___ Documentation of illness or injury
___ Receipts for medical supplies or transportation for medical care
___ Verification documentation for funeral expenses, natural disaster, or housing emergency
___ Doctor verification or death certificate

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Bobbi Cichowski at