Many of us are looking for ways to support businesses impacted by the pause on travel. From shopping online to to-go kits and donations, the links below benefit local businesses in the tourism and hospitality field.
You can support local tourism businesses by purchasing gift cards or shopping for items via their online stores. Buy a gift card or product as a treat for you, a celebration for later or as a gift for someone who needs a little pick-me-up.
You can purchase an e-gift card from the tiny coffee shop. With an array of drink options, you can grab a drink at the original Stockbridge, Georgia location or the newest location in College Park between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Purchase a gift card or shop for gorgeous, one-of-a-kind, handmade wooden items. Each custom piece is numbered and includes a postcard that tells the story of the barn from which its wood was reclaimed.
Shop beautifully crafted, handmade leather goods, clothing and more at the Holy Cow Leather & Goods online store. The small business is offering specials like discounted grab bags. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the deals!
There is something to that adage about necessity being the mother of invention. With normal business operations stopped or limited, some businesses have come up with creative ways to serve their customers. Whether you are looking for something to do at home with your kids, or you just want to show your support, check out these options.
Leave it to the longest continually run pizza place in Henry County, Georgia to turn around to-go pizza kits as a quick response to the news that in-store dining was no longer an option. Their kits include dough, sauce, cheese and standard topping options.
The art studio offers curbside “To-Go Kits” for canvas, ceramic painting & more. Choose a pre-traced canvas that includes supplies for pint-sized Picassos or adults in need of some creative expression.
Enjoy park programming for free! Visit Panola Mountain State Park on social media for educational videos and links from one of the rangers. You can also view daily content from parks across Georgia via the Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Facebook page.
Buy a live stream pass for unlimited access to multiple classes each week or enjoy free options posted to the Locust Grove, Georgia studio’s Facebook page.
Some of Henry County’s wonderful attractions are nonprofits and rely on donations while many are independently owned small businesses. Check out the links below for organizations you can support with your donations.
Gezzo’s West Coast Burritos created this GoFundMe page to accept donations for its warm and welcoming staff. The west coast inspired restaurant has two locations with one store in McDonough, Georgia and the other in Locust Grove. Takeout is available at the eatery along with other restaurants around Henry County.
The animal sanctuary is home to over 1,000 animals whose needs can vary. While they offer specialty tours during normal operational hours, their popular self-guided tours of the sanctuary are completely free, making the need for donations all the more crucial to animal well-being.
Learn how you can support hospitality field workers in need through the donation of non-perishable food or monetary contributions.