After the business’s building was lost in a devastating fire in February, Sweb Development decided to work on a project to give back to the community that has shown them immense love and support. They created the “In This Together” movement, which sells t-shirts, stickers and masks. 100% of the proceeds goes to buying gift cards from local businesses, and those gift cards are given to front line workers during this time. In This Together has raised over $80,000, helped over twenty businesses, sixteen organizations and purchased over 1,500 gift cards.
Chef Johnny Hernandez and his team at La Gloria have transformed their space into the La Gloria Grocery Market for residents. La Gloria’s market provides eggs, meat, water, toilet paper and other high priority grocery items. The market is open from 12 – 5 PM for the general public and 6 – 9 PM for medical professionals and first responders.
The Rustic is giving back to the healthcare community through the Hot Chicken & Cheese Challenge. For each sandwich purchased to feed a local hospital worker, The Rustic will match with another through #SandwichSunday on April 30th.
Maverick Whiskey’s team has shifted focus from distilling fine spirits, to crafting hand sanitizer for the Alamo City’s frontline workers, as well as for the general public. Pick-up your sanitizer, spirits, craft beer, wine and Maverick merchandize Tuesday – Friday, from 10 AM – 5 PM and on Saturday, from 10 AM – 2 PM.
The San Antonio River Walk Association, along with Bud Light has launched a concert-from-home series that launches weekly on Fridays. The concerts include special apperances from River Walk royalty, and proceeds gathered benefit Culinaria’s HospitALLity House and Emergency Relief Fund. Catch the show weekly on the River Walk Association’s Facebook page, Fridays at Noon.
Centro employee Andi Rodriguez set out to be a cheer ambassador of downtown San Antonio as COVID-19 spread. She began with 50 handmade, heart-shaped signs that read “Sí Se Puede SA”, placed around popular throughout downtown. The signage continues to be a beacon of hope for the community through these times.