OlÃ© & Obrigado is pleased to add RWCF to its list of beneficiaries of Liquid Geography RosÃ©, which has raised more than $ 372,000 since 2013 for non-profit causes.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY, UNITED STATES, July 1, 2021 – After raising over $ 65,000 in 2020 for the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation’s Covid 19 Crisis Relief Fund through its Restaurant Relief Pack, OlÃ© & Obrigado has added the organization to its community of beneficiaries sales of Liquid Geography MencÃa RosÃ©. The fund has distributed over $ 6.5 million in direct aid (to individuals, partner nonprofits, and zero-interest restaurant loans) since March 2020. Funds raised through sales of Liquid Geography MencÃa will support these ongoing programs.
Since launching the brand in 2013, OlÃ© & Obrigado has donated over $ 372,000 from Liquid Geography sales to nonprofits such as TJ Martell Foundation, South Bronx Educational Foundation, Wheeling Forward, World Central Kitchen , Wellfleet SPAT and now RWCF The brand’s goal is to reach $ 1 million. in funds raised by 2025.
âThe catering crisis continues,â explains Patrick Mata, co-founder of OlÃ© & Obrigado. “We are very grateful for the support we have received from our friends in the hospitality community since we started importing wine in 1999, and we want to continue to give back with Liquid Geography.”
Liquid Geography MencÃa RosÃ© is sold in good retailers and restaurants across the United States. OlÃ© & Obrigado donates 100% of the profits of this wine to three major causes. For more information on Liquid Geography or for a list of business partners, contact Maria Calvert ([emailÂ protected]).
About the Community Food Service Workers Foundation
The Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation is a non-profit advocacy and action association created by and for restaurant workers. In 2020, they created the Covid-19 Relief Fund to provide direct assistance to affected workers in the hospitality industry. The fund uses any funds donated during the crisis phase to meet these ongoing needs, with 50% of funds allocated to direct aid to individual workers, 25% allocated to nonprofits serving restaurateurs in crisis and 25% of funds allocated to zero-interest loans to get restaurants back up and running. For more information about the fund and to view its disbursements, visit the RWCF Covid-19 FAQ or contact [emailÂ protected].
About OlÃ© & Obrigado
OlÃ© & Obrigado is an importer of artisanal wines from Spain and Portugal. Named wine and spirits importer of the year in 2020, they are known for their selection of wines from family producers and their commitment to give back.