Springboard launches Hospitality Happy Hour

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Springboard launches Hospitality Happy Hour

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Hospitality industry charity Springboard is encouraging people to make a donation to celebrate being able to eat and drink again in pubs and restaurants.

Its Hospitality Happy Hour campaign​ challenges restaurant and pub goers to take a selfie of their first post-lockdown meal or drink, share it on social media sites Instagram and Twitter using #HospitalityHapyHour and make a charity donation to Springboard.

Springboard supports, develop and train underprivileged and unemployed people to overcome their barriers, learn and improve skills, build confidence and get the experience needed to secure work in hospitality, leisure and tourism. Through donations, the charity can reach more people, including those that have recently become unemployed, it says

“The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit by the lockdown. You can make a difference by investing in the future of these much-loved businesses and their wonderfully skilled people.”

Springboard supports people who experience barriers to employment and young people in education and helps to reduce unemployment and poverty across the UK and improves the prospects of young people. Its services include s tailored education programmes, dedicated aftercare, access to work experience placements and sustainable employment. It also provides advice and guidance to inform and guide young people, adults and key influencers about the industry and promoting hospitality and related industries as a great place to work.

It currently has around 2,000 trainees and made over 40 of its training modules accessible online in wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. It has also been holding webinars, group workshops and discussion sessions for its trainees during lockdown.

To make a donation to Hospitality Happy Hour campaign, visit the TipJar website

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