As a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, six counties in the Bay Area implemented Shelter in Place on March 16 with most other counties following suit soon thereafter. With the Shelter in Place came skyrocketing unemployment along with disruption to human connection and routine.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the country to a crawl. Lawmakers and consumers alike are rightly worried about the economic security of shuttered bars, restaurants and retail locations. But many have largely ignored the nation’s charities.