Here’s how 3 retailers are taking care of their communities amid the coronavirus outbreak

Government restrictions and precautions continue to increase as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread worldwide. Grocery retailers are taking the pandemic just as seriously, ramping up their social responsibility.

Northgate Gonzalez Market saves the first hour of business for at-risk shoppers

On March 17, all of the company’s 41 locations started opening their doors from 7–8 a.m. only for those aged 65 and older and the disabled.

Speaking to The Shelby Report, Northgate Co-President Miguel González said, “This is just one solution we are looking at to help Southern California residents sustain their health and nourishment needs.”

Other grocery retailers, like Basha’s, are following suit.

United Supermarkets is looking to hire those impacted by the coronavirus

United Supermarkets, with over 95 stores across the U.S., posted on their social media accounts and website that they’re hiring. What’s unique is who they’re looking to hire.

“If your source of income has been disrupted or you just want to take action and serve others, join us. Family takes care of family; we’re all in this together and we are hiring.” 

They added, “Whether you join us for a short time or a lifetime, you are welcome at The United Family.”

Target is offering extended benefits to help their employees during the coronavirus pandemic

On their website is a list of ways they’re supporting their employees through this challenging time, including offering quarantine pay for employees who become ill with COVID-19 and confirmed illness pay.

With rampant school closures, they’re also offering additional family care options for parents, offering 25 days of care per team member, per dependent.

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