MORRISTOWN, NJ – The second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent financial fallout has pressured many Morristown companies into monetary peril. We’ve got watched for months as a few of our favourite companies battle to adapt to this new financial surroundings. Too many have already closed their doorways quickly and, in some circumstances, completely.
The City of Morristown receives quite a few calls and messages day-after-day from residents and neighborhood leaders asking to assist.
In consequence, a grassroots marketing campaign was established by an area Morristown group together with Mayor Tim Dougherty, Tom Ferrara, William Draper, Kris Ferrara, Mary Dougherty, Dave Walters and Melissa Anderson with a easy purpose: Assist our companies and eating places get via the approaching winter.
“At present, we’re joyful to announce the creation of the Undertake A Enterprise Morristown Marketing campaign, a brand new fundraising program to help Morristown companies over the subsequent few months”, introduced city officers.
“We’ve all watched because the pandemic wreaks havoc on our personal lives and our neighborhood,” stated Mayor Timothy Dougherty. “And watching our local people and companies shutter their doorways via no fault of their very own has been heartbreaking. With Undertake a Enterprise Morristown, we’re asking on your assist. I do know these occasions are troublesome – I really feel the burden the identical as a lot of our residents. Which is why I’m asking all residents; for those who can, assist us assist our neighborhood and stop your favourite outlets from closing their doorways endlessly.”
Undertake A Enterprise Morristown is a grassroots initiative through which residents assist Morristown companies and eating places cowl 5 months of lease to remain in enterprise via the COVID-19 lockdown forward. We would like a thriving city—not a ghost city!
Every taking part enterprise or restaurant has a GoFundMe web page that may be accessed via the AdoptaBusinessMorristown.org web site. Every enterprise or restaurant will set a GoFundMe purpose approximating 5 months of lease.
If you wish to assist our native enterprise neighborhood, or have a enterprise in want of assist from the neighborhood at giant, a brand new web site has been established the place residents and companies can learn to assist or search assist. Go to AdoptABusinessMorristown.org to learn to set up your individual GoFundMe and/or to donate to a number of companies you want to assist.
The Morristown Neighborhood has proved its power and resiliency over the past eight months! Let’s all step up now and assist our Enterprise Neighborhood get via this Winter!