Stability Resources for KFC U.S. Restaurant Employees during COVID-19 Pandemic
The KFC Foundation’s mission is to care for KFC U.S. restaurant employees. We have put together a list of resources that may be helpful to frontline workers as we work together during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are a KFC U.S. restaurant employee who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or are caring for someone at your primary residence who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, go to to apply for a one-time $1,000 grant.



  • Domestic Violence hotline: For anyone affected by abuse and needing support, call 1-800-799-7233. If you’re unable to speak safely over the phone, you can log in to or text LOVEIS to 22522. 


  • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
    • A 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. 


  • 211: If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, or other essential services, use the search bar on the website to find your local 211 or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. 
  • COVID-19 Resources for every state: Lists links for food, rent, utility and medical assistance state by state.
  • NRAEF Restaurant Employee Relief Fund: This fund is providing grants to restaurant industry employees who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, financially, whether through a decrease in wages or loss of employment.
  • Coronavirus Stimulus Package FAQs: Learn how the government’s economic relief plan affects you, including answers to questions on stimulus checks, student loans and more.

  • One Fair Wage Emergency Fund: Are you a service worker struggling amidst the coronavirus crisis? Apply for help.
  • Another Round, Another Rally Emergency Assistance Application: Hospitality workers are facing unprecedented hardships, but Another Round, Another Rally is here to help. We’re offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • ROC Relief: In this time of crisis, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United is providing resources and financial assistance to restaurant workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis.
  • CORE (Children of Restaurant Employees): CORE is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to granting support to food & beverage service employees with children, who are faced with life-altering circumstances and in need of our help, including those who are medically diagnosed with COVID-19/Coronavirus.
  • Southern Smoke Foundation: Southern Smoke Foundation provides funding to individuals in the food and beverage industry who are in crisis.
  • Golden Rule Charity Application for Assistance: Golden Rule Charity is passionate about delivering timely resources to get employees of the hospitality industry back up and running when faced by an unexpected hardship.
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