Groceries & restaurants

As of 9 May, the Farmers Market is open with strict best practices to prevent the spread of COVID.

Order online for pickup.

10% off for service industry folks.

Flagpole compiled this list of local restaurants' takeout & delivery options. Be sure to check with the individual businesses for their latest updates.

Retail online & curbside

Order online for delivery or curbside pickup; free shipping for orders over $75.

Order online for delivery or curbside pickup.

Order online for curbside pickup; free local delivery for orders over $75.

Free shipping for orders of $40 and up.

Free shipping for orders of 2 or more puzzles.

The Red & Black compiled this list of local shopping options. Be sure to check with the individual businesses for their latest updates.

Support for Workers

The Ark provides emergency financial assistance, financial education, and asset building programs to low income working families when they are faced with an unexpected financial crisis.

Tip local servers and bartenders directly via their Venmo/PayPal/CashApp.

BEAP grants seek to provide immediate financial assistance for those in the hospitality industry who encounter temporary, emergent, financial hardship due to unforeseen and/or catastrophic life events.

Financial assistance and access to social services for service industry workers.

The proceeds will directly benefit the 40 employees at Normal Bar, Automatic Pizza, and Buvez.

Support for Businesses

Athens Works aims to 'flatten the curve' of local business losses by connecting those who can pledge resources to invest in our local businesses.

The Department of Management Information Systems at UGA's Terry College of Business is pairing students with cancelled internships with Athens businesses that need MIS or tech support. For more information, contact Dr. Marc Boudreau at mcboudre@uga.edu.

Guidance and loan resources provided by the US Small Business Administration.

Information from the UGA Small Business Development Center about the SBA Emergency Loans.

Volunteer Coordination for Athens-Clarke County COVID-19.

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