Is your favorite bartender furloughed due to the coronavirus? Well technology has made it easy for you to give them a tip via venmo or paypal. The list is growing almost doubling since we first saw it yesterday.
Those that work in the service industry can add their name to the google document. Those that would like to leave a tip can choose the name of workers and send them money electronically.
A Cincinnati resident said he ate lunch at a sit-down restaurant at least five days a week and left $50 to $60 a week in tips. When the state ordered all restaurants to close their dining areas, he wanted to find a way to provide some income to workers in the form of tips.
More than 140 people have registered. Dozens of well-known Dayton area businesses and national chains are represented on the site including Archer’s Tavern, Frickers, Carvers,Trolley Stop, Lily’s Bistro, TJ Chump’s, Cheesecake Factory, Buffalo Wild Wings, J Alexander’s, Warped Wing, Firebirds, The Pub Beavercreek.
Other cities that have virtual tip jars include: Annapolis, Maryland; Birmingham, Alabama; Cincinnati, Ohio, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Pittsburgh; Ithaca, New York; Madison, Wisconsin; Moore, Oklahoma; St. Louis; and Washington, D.C.