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Nobody Goes Hungry Campaign Hopes to Feed Out-of-Work Hospitality Workers

Plus Echo & Rig remodels, a Whole Foods employee tests positive for COVID-19, and more intel

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LAS VEGAS — Titan Brands Hospitality Group teamed up with Central Christian Church and Sysco Foods to launch the Nobody Goes Hungry campaign to help restaurants, bar, and nightlife operators feed their employees during the coronavirus pandemic. The organization fed more than 80 employees of local restaurants including Burger Bar, Minus 5 Ice Lounge, Hussong’s Cantina, and Slice of Vegas Pizza Kitchen & Bar at Mandalay Place, Carson Kitchen, and Hussong’s Cantina at Boca Park on Saturday. The campaign hopes to feed 500-plus service industry households a week with 30 to 40 pounds of groceries at each drive-thru that will be held on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. Titan Brands started the campaign initially for its employees but expanded it to the entire hospitality industry. The group also has a GoFundMe campaign that hopes to raise $100,000 to continue the food donations. [EaterWire]

TIVOLI VILLAGEEcho & Rig cut 90 percent of its staff, but some are volunteering their time to renovating the restaurant. News 3 LV reports that former employees are doing work that includes sanding down staircases, re-grouting the floors, and prepping walls for new paint. [News 3 LV]

TOWN SQUARE — An employee at Whole Foods Market tested positive for COVID-19 on April 16. The company tells News 3 LV that its stores implemented social distancing and crowd control, and added plexiglass barriers at check out a well as mandatory temperature checks and face masks for every employee working in their stores. [News 3 LV]

NEVADA — A new grocery delivery initiative through the Nevada Hispanic Legislative Caucus brings provisions to those quarantined or have tested positive for COVID-19. Those who need help can reach out to the caucus by calling 702-592-0056 or by sending an email to NevadaHLC.submit@gmail.com. [News 3 LV]

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How Coronavirus Is Affecting Las Vegas Food and Restaurants [ELV]

Burger Bar

3930 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119 702 632 9394

Slice Of Vegas Pizza

3930 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 120, Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-632-6470

Hussong's Cantina

3930 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-6450 Visit Website

Tivoli Village

400 South Rampart Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 534-0000 Visit Website

Town Square

6605 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 269-5000 Visit Website

Boca Park

, Las Vegas, NV 89145

Carson Kitchen

124 South 6th Street, , NV 89101 (702) 473-9523 Visit Website

Echo & Rig

440 S Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145 702-489-3525 Visit Website

Whole Foods Market

6689 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 589-7711 Visit Website

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