When Peter W. Busch established our family foundation in 1984, he did so with the belief that “we must give back to the very people who help keep us in business.” Those words have never been truer than today.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, but its impact on restaurant and bar employees, their families and livelihoods, has been devastating. That’s why we’re partnering with The Community Foundation Martin-St. Lucie to create a fund that will provide critical relief to these displaced and underemployed personnel when they need it most.

We invite you to join us. 

The Busch Family Foundation is extending an invitation to our corporate partners to join us in this vitally important effort to support one of our greatest assets: our workforce.

All projections indicate that the effects of the pandemic on our economy, particularly on small businesses, will be deep and long-lasting. Employees in the restaurant/bar industry will experience an unprecedented disruption to their income and the threat of permanent job loss. The Busch Family Foundation is committed to doing whatever we can to help them through these challenges.

We believe there is no better time than now to take care of those who have served us so well.

To join the Busch Family Foundation’s Serving the Servers

Fast-tracked help for displaced and underemployed personnel. 

If you are a restaurant or bar worker who has been financially impacted by this crisis, you can access assistance in the county of your residence through the appropriate nonprofit agency listed below. The application process begins with a simple phone call, and is designed to fast-track help to where it’s most needed. Support is available for basic needs (food, clothing, shelter, health) and related financial assistance (rental, housing, utilities, insurance, etc.).

Proud to help those who serve our industry so well. 

The Busch Family Foundation was established with the belief that we must give back to the very people who keep us in business. Those words have never been truer than today. Our Foundation is working to get assistance as quickly as possible to you and your families to help you through these unprecedented challenges. We wish you and yours safety, security and the very best of health.