Want to support your local small businesses? Here are some ways you can help out your community.
The best way to support these "hole in the wall" restaurants is to prioritize ordering from smaller restaurants over chain restaurants. These smaller businesses are often family-run and still need the support of their community to continue making a profit. It's these types of businesses that are getting shut down during the pandemic.
Buy a gift card for a friend
Even with COVID, celebrations still exist. The best way to help small businesses in your area is purchasing gift cards, for they provide these stores with a source of money even if the receiver chooses to spend their card after things settle down. Think of your local small businesses the next time you need a gift for an upcoming birthday, anniversary, or graduation.