Small businesses and non-profits are especially hard hit during the coronavirus outbreak. We get it! Baltimore Fishbowl is a small business, too. To help small businesses and non-profits, we will provide regular updates to let you know how they are coping.
The following is an update from Pinehurst Wine Shoppe on how they are adapting and coping during these times.
How have you altered your business to adapt to the quarantine?
Pinehurst has gone to curbside pickup only Monday-Saturday 12-6pm for the foreseeable future. We have provided masks, sanitizer and all appropriate measures recommended by both our Governor and the CDC to keep our staff and our customers safe.
Are you doing something for the community or your employees that you want to share with our readers?
At this difficult time, we wish to extend kindness and well wishes to all of our neighbors and friends. In particular, we recognize the enormous effort being made on behalf of our community by our front line workers – emergency services, healthcare workers, etc. Consequently, we at Pinehurst Wine Shoppe are joining forces with Charles Village Pub (CVP) in an effort to provide meals to those who serve our community in the front lines in a time of uncertainty and at personal risk. CVP will provide the commercial kitchen and staff to assemble these meals; our responsibility will be to provide the financial resources where we can.
This is where we turn to you for help and generosity. We have set a goal of raising an excess of $10,000 from our store connections alone, to feed our front line heroes, including staff at GBMC, St. Joseph, UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Sheppard Pratt, BCPD Precinct 6 and BCFD Station House 1.
As a store, we have committed to $1,000 to get the ball rolling. Currently we have raised $25,000. Collectively with CVP and One team One Goal towards our goal of 3,000 meals.
If feeding these brave men and women, and ensuring that their families are cared for, touches your heart and prompts you to contribute, please respond by donating through the link on our website below.
6242 Bellona Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21202
What is the status of your employees?
We have managed to keep all our employees while working with a skeleton crew.
How can readers help you get through the crisis?
We encourage our patrons to call early and request a pickup time. We have been overwhelmed in our closing hour and unfortunately sometimes have to turn away customers. If you call early, we can pull the orders well in advance of the usually flurry we receive between 5-6pm
Is there anything else you would like to share with our readers?
We thank everyone for their continued support and hope everyone is staying healthy during these challenging times.
If you represent a local small business or non-profit and would like to share your update with our readers, contact Nicole Allen at [email protected]. During the crisis, we will offer these sponsored posts for free as a service to the community.